2019 Ecuador Expedition Offers Villagers & Volunteers a Life-Changing Experience

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Every year ASEA volunteers look forward to joining the Advancing Life Foundation for an extraordinary hands-on expedition. With past efforts focused on building the foundation of the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center—a unique learning institute—in rural Ecuador, this year’s expedition began with enough work completed to see student enrollments just around the corner! On Sunday, 14 […]

Advancing Life Volunteers Share Heartwarming Stories from Cotacachi, Ecuador

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Now in its third year, the work of ASEA Advancing Life in Cotacachi, Ecuador, continued this summer with the first of 2019’s two expedition groups making an unforgettable impact in June. The volunteers who aided in the building of a vocational campus furthered progress toward the end goal of training local villagers with skills for […]

Asistentes a ASEA Ascent donan kits escolares a niños en México

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Mientras ASEA recibió a los mejores emprendedores de negocios emergentes de todo el mundo para una recarga gratificante en el paraíso, algo aún más inspirador sucedió detrás las escenas. Los vacacionistas hicieron una prioridad de devolver a la comunidad local en México. Ubicados en la hermosa Riviera Cancún, los asistentes al evento anual Ascent trajeron […]

ASEA Ascent Attendees Donate School Kits to Children in Mexico

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While ASEA hosted the best up-and-coming business entrepreneurs from around the globe for a rewarding recharge in paradise, something even more inspiring was happening behind the scenes. Vacationers made it a priority to give back to the local community in Mexico. Located in the beautiful Riviera, Cancun, attendees of the annual Ascent event brought donated […]

Tracking down Evidence, Preventing Suicide

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The ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has funded the training of a third electronics storage detection (ESD) law enforcement dog for Operation Underground Railroad. Once trained, this dog will be able to locate hidden electronic devices as small as thumb drives in the investigative work of bringing child sex traffickers to justice. The dog’s name is […]

One Family is Thriving in Pucura, Thanks to the Help of Advancing Life

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The difference between a struggling family and a flourishing family is often just a single opportunity. Paula Pavon is one of many enterprising women from the Mestizo community of Pucura working to improve the lives of their families through community initiatives. And with the charitable building of a new vocational school, these women are seeing […]

Progress in Ecuador: Expedition Update

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After much fundraising and preparation, 30 selfless humanitarians set off to Quito, Ecuador with the Advancing Life Foundation and CHOICE Humanitarian to build a vocational school for the struggling Intag region. The trip was more than a year and a half in the making. Photo Slideshow With a mixture of excitement and anticipation, the group […]