ASEC Plans to Resume Service Learning Program "As Soon as Possible"

African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)

ASEC's last two service trips to Africa have been postponed due to COVID-19, but staff are continuously working to improve the program experience. We remain eager to resume the program once it's safe to do so.

Although 2020 and 2021 service trips to Africa were cancelled, ASEC continues to build infrastructure and partnerships to enhance the service trip experience when it's safe to do so.

Initiated in 2008, ASEC's Service Learning Program enables students, faculty and sisters from ASEC charter institutions to travel to the African countries ASEC serves. Accompanied by mentors, U.S. participants are immersed in a wide range of service opportunities, serving side-by-side with Catholic sisters.

Due to the pandemic, ASEC canceled the service learning trip in both 2020 and 2021. In the meantime, we continue to build infrastructure and partnerships to further enhance the trip experience.

We are very eager to resume the program once it's safe to do so.

You can learn about the program at

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Amy Fedele

Amy Fedele
Former ASEC Media & Communications Manager - USA  

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