Situated in East-Central Africa, Uganda is home to the tallest mountain range in Africa-- the source that feeds the world’s longest river and the continent’s largest lake.
6841 of approximately 3,7152 Catholic Sisters in Uganda have been served by ASEC programs.
ALUM FUNDS RAISED
Pictured Above: The source of the famous Nile River, Lake Victoria rests between three countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Lake Victoria covers an approximate 68,8002 kilometers (42,7502 miles)
1Total participants served; some Sisters may have been served by more than 1 program.
22017 Statistical Yearbook of the Church, Libreria Editrice Vaticana
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There's been a 3.7% increase in the number of women religious in Uganda from 2012 to 2018.
ASEC works with congregations registered with the The Association of Religious in Uganda (ARU).
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Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) in Uganda
SLDI has been working in Uganda since 2007.
ASEC has served 476 Catholic sisters from Uganda through the SLDI program.
SLDI Partners of Uganda
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Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) in Uganda
HESA has been working in Uganda since 2013.
ASEC is supporting 2083 Catholic sisters in Uganda to study for degrees and diplomas through the HESA program.
HESA Partners of Uganda
3HESA total served is reported by the country of the institution where the sister is studying. Some sisters travel to a different country to attend specialized programs of study.
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