Asian Social Institute

Founded in 1962

The Asian Social Institute is a Manila-based Graduate Schoo,l established in 1962 by a Dutch Catholic Missionary of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Rev Fr Francis Senden.

It was started with the blessings of the late Rufino Cardinal Santos, of the Archdiocese of Manila. ASI’s purpose ias to form and train social science based social development managers for Asia and the Pacific in order to implement the social teachings of the Church.