ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

End poverty in all its forms everywhere End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Ensure access to water and sanitation for all Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Reduce inequality within and among countries Sustainable Cities and Communities Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

01: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Bringing Light to the Darkness: Catholic Sisters on the Front Lines in Africa

Bringing Light to the Darkness: Catholic Sisters on the Front Lines in Africa

Catholic sisters have become a critical component of emergency response among local African communities in crisis.

Catholic Sisters Create a Safer World by Protecting Africa’s Children

Catholic Sisters Create a Safer World by Protecting Africa’s Children

Catholic sisters are creating and running programs to protect the children who are the most at-risk among Africa’s rapidly growing population.

The Unlikely Women Creating Jobs and Reducing Poverty in Africa

The Unlikely Women Creating Jobs and Reducing Poverty in Africa

ASEC program participants are applying their education and skills to create and sustain jobs across Africa.

Holistic Education & Life Skill Development in Kenya

Holistic Education & Life Skill Development in Kenya

After three Kenyan sisters received their training and education through ASEC, they needed ensure students' needs were met holistically in order to successfully provide a formal education.

Nun Reaches Out to Underserved Street Boys of Kitale, Kenya

Nun Reaches Out to Underserved Street Boys of Kitale, Kenya

HESA alumna Sr. Winnie provides food, shelter and a new chance at life to adolescent street boys in Kitale, Kenya.

Bread Bakery Brings Employment, Skill Building and Food Supply to Ugandan Community

Bread Bakery Brings Employment, Skill Building and Food Supply to Ugandan Community

The education Sr. Teopista gained through both SLDI and HESA help a bakery to thrive and provide nourishment to a Ugandan community.

Learning To Lead

Learning To Lead

Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.

Women Religious are Healing Africa Through Health and Wellness

Women Religious are Healing Africa Through Health and Wellness

Catholic sisters are providing much needed health and wellness services throughout Africa.

Supporting Seniors: Catholic Sisters Provide Sustainable, Long-Term Care for Africa's Elderly

Supporting Seniors: Catholic Sisters Provide Sustainable, Long-Term Care for Africa's Elderly

Educated nuns in Africa are becoming mutigenerational change multipliers by providing support to the most senior members of their communities.

Advancing the Girl Child in Africa: Catholic Sisters Empower the Next Generation of Women

Advancing the Girl Child in Africa: Catholic Sisters Empower the Next Generation of Women

Nuns in Africa are using their education to become change agents and forces multipliers of good by leading and supporting young women.

Reducing Poverty Through Microloans for Women in Kenya

Reducing Poverty Through Microloans for Women in Kenya

Srs. Gisele and Lucy are using the skills they learned in ASEC's SLDI program to provide microloans for Kenyan women living in urban poverty.

Helping Orphans in Tanzania See a Brighter Tomorrow

Helping Orphans in Tanzania See a Brighter Tomorrow

Sr. Efrosina and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters provide love and comfort to orphans in Tanzania, giving them hope for a brighter tomorrow.

Orphans of God

Orphans of God

Across Africa, Catholic nuns are providing help and hope for orphaned children facing psychosocial distress, economic hardship, withdrawal from school, malnutrition and illness.

Turning Disability Into Possibility for Girls in Africa (The Story of Cheshire Home)

Turning Disability Into Possibility for Girls in Africa (The Story of Cheshire Home)

HESA alumna Sr. Anne is providing opportunities for girls with mental and physical disabilities in Kenya so they can reach their true potential.

Education for Orphans in Kenya

Education for Orphans in Kenya

Sr. Lucy is using the skills she learned from ASEC's SLDI program to sponsor and support orphans in Kenya in desperate need of quality education.

Mercy for Kenyan Children Born With HIV

Mercy for Kenyan Children Born With HIV

When Sr. Patricia finished ASEC's SLDI program, she knew exactly how to use her new skills in basic technology, administration and leadership: to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya living with HIV/AIDS.

Sisters Spearhead Youth Projects in Africa, Providing Hope for the Future Generation

Sisters Spearhead Youth Projects in Africa, Providing Hope for the Future Generation

Religious sisters across Africa are using their ASEC education to spearhead projects in support of Africa's youth and future generation.

Rebirth; Sisters Renew Hope in Africa for the Poor and Marginalized

Rebirth; Sisters Renew Hope in Africa for the Poor and Marginalized

ASEC educates religious women who are renewing hope in Africa for poor and marginalized communities. Catholic Sisters provide hope in Africa many people living who are afraid to begin life anew due to disease, poverty and lack of resources.

Improving Nutrition, Reducing Poverty and Creating Jobs in Ghana

Improving Nutrition, Reducing Poverty and Creating Jobs in Ghana

Sr. Stephany's human development projects are improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana.

Closing the Loop With an Innovative Recycling Project

Closing the Loop With an Innovative Recycling Project

Sr. Yvette's closed loop recycling project increases food production, manages waste and lifts the economic burden from her school during times of crisis in Cameroon.

A Village for Orphans in Kenya (The Story of Nyumbani Village)

A Village for Orphans in Kenya (The Story of Nyumbani Village)

Sr. Faith Kamau, HESA student, is using her education to help the children and residents of the Nyumbani Village orphanage.

Preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria Through Economic Empowerment

Preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria Through Economic Empowerment

Sr. Veronica, a humanitarian aid worker, has trained over 250 beneficiaries, providing opportunities through her economic empowerment program, as a means to prevent more cases of HIV/AIDS.

Fighting Malaria in Malawi One Child at a Time

Fighting Malaria in Malawi One Child at a Time

As malaria continues to be a leading cause of death in African countries, Sr. Grace Akpan of Malawi spends her time helping those infected.

A Small Rural Health Centre with Big Impact in Remote Zambia

A Small Rural Health Centre with Big Impact in Remote Zambia

Because of Sr. Constancia, an isolated community plagued with HIV cases now has access to basic healthcare.

Holistic Education for Girls in Uganda

Holistic Education for Girls in Uganda

With leadership skills learned in SLDI & HESA, Sr. Petronilla is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.

A Place For the Displaced to Call Home

A Place For the Displaced to Call Home

Sr. Veronica is using the skills she learned from the SLDI program to turn one village's reality into a possibility.

Eco-Friendly Farming with Renewable Energy in Rural Zambia

Eco-Friendly Farming with Renewable Energy in Rural Zambia

Reaching out to women in the rural areas, the Mother Earth Centre promotes improved nutrition and self sustainability through multiple projects. In this photo, farmers are cultivating moringa powder.

Teaching Orphaned Boys about Sustainable Farming

Teaching Orphaned Boys about Sustainable Farming

SLDI mentee Sr. Catherine Wanza creates a biogas digester plant at Ukweli Home of Hope, allowing her to teach boys from the streets of Nairobi about sustainable agriculture and farming.

Social Justice & Peace For Marginalized Women in Kenya

Social Justice & Peace For Marginalized Women in Kenya

Sr. Josephine began her project social justice project, Women Peacemakers with Alternative Livelihood, after recognizing the need to empower women in Kenya in dealing with social justice issues like violence, income setbacks, poverty and healthcare.

Volunteering in Tanzania Changed My Life

Volunteering in Tanzania Changed My Life

Marywood University alumna Emily Schweiger reflects on volunteering in Tanzania through ASEC's Service Learning Program and its effects on her life.