Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation President, Peter Laugharn, at Strathmore University. Credit: Magdalene Kahiu/ACI Africa

U.S.-based Foundation President Urges Catholic Nuns in Kenya to Foster Inclusivity

Jul 16, 2023

Catholic Nuns in Kenya can become “important agents” of inclusivity, facilitating the narrowing of the gap between the rich and the poor as the country becomes a middle-income economy, the President of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF) has said. 

MP Beatrice Elachi addressing attendees at the dinner event. Credit Magdalene Kahiu/ACI Africa

Kenyan Legislator Lauds Catholic Nuns for “carrying biggest burden” in Service Delivery

Jul 15, 2023

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Dagoretti North Constituency in Kenya has lauded the apostolate of Catholic Nuns in the East African nation for doing much more in their collaboration with the government in the delivery of services.

The logos of the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK) and the Hilton Foundation. Credit: AOSK/Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF)

Hundreds of Catholic Nuns in Africa “transformed” Thanks to a U.S. Foundation Partnership

Jul 11, 2023

Hundreds of Catholic Nuns from some 40 Religious Orders in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia are having their approach to Congregational initiatives “transformed” thanks to a partnership with Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF). 

Members of the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK). Credit: AOSK

How U.S-based Foundation is Fostering “networking” of Catholic Sisters in Kenya

Jul 10, 2023

The facilitation of capacity building projects, and related empowerment initiatives under the helm of Catholic Sisters are some of the ways that the U.S-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (CNHF) is fostering the “networking” of the members of the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK). 

Teams from  the Association of Consecrated Women in East and Central Africa (ACWECA), Strathmore University and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation pose for a group photo at that launch of the Sisters Blended Value Project in Kenya
Credit: Association of Consecrated Women in East and Central Africa

Pray and Work, Catholic Sisters in Africa Told, Urged to Grow Social Enterprises

Apr 27, 2022

Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been told to devise ways to sustain their respective Congregations by working hard to also make a living, much as they devote their time to prayer.

Sr. Jane Wakahiu. Credit: ACWECA

Catholic Sisters Living with Alzheimer’s in Africa to Benefit from New Endowment Fund

Aug 27, 2021

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is creating an endowment fund to support Religious Congregations that are struggling to provide quality care to Catholic Sisters suffering from Alzheimer’s, members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been told.

The logos of the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK) and the Hilton Foundation. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Sisters in Kenya Launch Six-month COVID-19 Prevention, Vaccine Awareness Campaign

Aug 4, 2021

Catholic Sisters in Kenya have launched a six-month COVID-19 prevention and vaccine awareness campaign in view of encouraging community members to “get vaccinated and embrace other preventive measures” against the pandemic.

US-based Charitable Foundation Facilitating Data Centers in Africa for Catholic Sisters

Sep 29, 2020

The US-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is facilitating the setting up of data centers in Africa that will be used to collect, store, process, and allow the sharing of information about Catholic Sisters on the continent, an official of the entity has told participants in the ongoing ten-day virtual International Consultative Research (ICR) conference.