Pure and Helpful to Others: Why Rose Mary Skinner Volunteers

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

With her Hispanic heritage, Rose Mary Skinner is passionate about helping those in Acambay region of central Mexico in the community of La Rincon, to be independent and successful. When she heard about the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation’s first expedition to Mexico, she was excited to be working side –by side with locals to improve their lives. The foundation hosts service expeditions every year to aid those in need. Rose Mary has been to both Mexico and Ecuador to aid […]

Supporting Surging Food Needs in Southeast Asia and Central America

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue

For the past six months, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has worked with Global Foodbanking Network to help feed families in Southeast Asia and Central America. These needs have grown exponentially during the pandemic. Thankfully, many local organizations have stepped up and banded together to meet the rising needs. We are grateful for their efforts […]

Culinary Certification Course Now Offered at Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty

A year after the first certificate courses started at the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center, students are now getting ready for a new culinary vocational course. Providing new opportunities and expanding the skills of folks looking to earn more money for their families, the two-month culinary class allows students to learn good manufacturing practices (GMP) for […]

More Families Benefit From TECHO Rain-Harvesting Systems in Mexico

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After announcing our newest partnership with TECHO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting extreme poverty in Latin America, operations continue to benefit those in need. The rainy season in Mexico starts in February and runs to August, so the timing of new rain-harvesting installations will be exceptionally helpful to many families’ health and well-being. Many […]

How One Woman’s Donation Turned Into a Family Fundraiser for People in Cambodia

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

It was the recent flood crisis in Cambodia that inspired Veronica Huebsch this holiday season. She had to do something to help out. She had already been donating a portion of her paycheck to the Advancing Life Foundation for over three years, a program in which many corporate ASEA employees participate. This year, however, she vowed to personally donate […]

Expeditioners Hugh & Anne Jenings Saw a Great Need to Serve & Decided to Do Something About It

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ASEA Platinum Executives Hugh and Anne Jenings knew firsthand the effects of poverty and the need to do something about it because they had lived in Mexico, El Salvador, and Panama for years before joining the Advancing Life Foundation for its first service expedition. “We witnessed poverty on an up-close-and-personal-basis so when we heard about […]