Institutional Capacity Building (ICB)
Recent News & Reflections
- Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) Program, Year 1 Outcomes
- Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) program, 2019 year in review
Initiated in 2019, ASEC's Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) program supports both the internal strength and the external service of National Conferences/Associations and congregations as they strive to positively impact human development. The internal and external strength of institutions are mutually inclusive and reinforce each other in the ministry of the women religious.
Building strong institutional systems within national conferences/associations and institutes of women religious will ground the professional skills Catholic sisters in Africa have gained through ASEC’s programs like Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) and Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA), for meaningful impact in the ministry of sisters.
In the ICB program, ASEC recognizes the existing capacity of institutions of women religious in Africa and collaborates in strengthening these systems to improve the vitality and vibrancy of institutions of women religious.
Learnings from Year 1 Implementation
The ICB Program completed its first year of capacity building in September, 2020. In ICB Year 1, ASEC partnered with consultants in Ghana to primarily focus on building the vitality and internal capacity of the Conference of Major Superiors of Religious in Ghana (CMSRGH), a national institute/conference of women and men religious. Key learnings from Year 1 are shared in the ICB Evaluation Reports section, below.
ICB Evaluation Reports
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