Thailand ICAC center Rescues Over One Hundred Children, With More On the Way


Since Advancing Life Foundation covered the operational costs for the Thailand center for Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) early last year,  law enforcement has utilized funds and coordinated the rescue of 117 children from sex trafficking over the course of 2019, with 119 criminal arrests made.  One particular child would not have received help without … Continue reading Thailand ICAC center Rescues Over One Hundred Children, With More On the Way

Receiving More Than You Give: Advancing Life Cambodia Expeditions


Two groups of volunteers just completed what they may always refer to as the trip of a lifetime. Not because they were pampered. Quite the opposite. They chose to travel to remote villages outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia, where they got down into the dirt and worked. The cause was to make clean drinking water … Continue reading Receiving More Than You Give: Advancing Life Cambodia Expeditions

Newest IntaKara Student’s Life Changed with Welding Certification


In the village of Cuellaje, Ecuador lives a family of four, with a father who is willing to do whatever it takes to provide for his kids. Pedro Torres is 35 years old, has an elementary-level education, and has been traveling more than 100km to the city of Quito to pick up laboring jobs, sometimes … Continue reading Newest IntaKara Student’s Life Changed with Welding Certification

Advancing Life Reflects on a Year Full of Impact in 2019


The Advancing Life Foundation has had quite an amazing year. We’ve continued working with longtime partners—and adding new ones—to impact as many people as possible and make a difference in communities worldwide. Our partnerships were strengthened in good works this year, both with Choice Humanitarian and Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), as well as our newest … Continue reading Advancing Life Reflects on a Year Full of Impact in 2019

Inta-Kara Students Begin Inaugural Courses at the Advancing Life Center


Ever since the Advancing Life Foundation partnered with CHOICE Humanitarian to fund, aid, and build the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center in the Intag region of Ecuador, volunteers and donors have excitedly awaited to see the results of implementation in the community. Now that the school’s first class of students has officially started their vocational courses, … Continue reading Inta-Kara Students Begin Inaugural Courses at the Advancing Life Center

ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation Focuses on Others for Giving Tuesday


It’s a wonderful time of year, and the most deserving recipients of the spirit of giving are those who make it possible for us to live the way we do. Generally given less attention than highly advertised days like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, perhaps the most important event every holiday season benefitting folks nationwide … Continue reading ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation Focuses on Others for Giving Tuesday

ASEA & Advancing Life Pledge to ‘Do Something’ This Holiday Season


Now is the time of year when our thoughts—and social media posts—turn to what we’re thankful for most. This act of recognizing our blessings serves to increase our gratitude. One of the ways we do that at ASEA is by giving, and the volunteers at the Advancing Life Foundation have made that a focus throughout … Continue reading ASEA & Advancing Life Pledge to ‘Do Something’ This Holiday Season

Champion Triathlete Shawn Burke Finds Healing from Veteran PTSD Through Service in Ecuador


Triathlete Shaw Burke is known for competing in over 200 triathlons and 19 Ironman competitions, winning 50 gold medals and 3 silvers over the course of his career. But behind his tough-guy exterior lived an untold story about his time spent in the military and the ways his experiences during that time have plagued him … Continue reading Champion Triathlete Shawn Burke Finds Healing from Veteran PTSD Through Service in Ecuador