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

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

Advancing Life Partners with Vision Cambodia for a New Education Center, ASEA Annual Convention Brings in Record Donations


At the recent ASEA 2019 Global Convention in Las Vegas, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation announced its newest partnership for breaking the cycle of poverty, suffering, and abuse: The organization is called Vision Cambodia, and their sole focus is improving the quality of life for rural Cambodians. At the convention where the announcement was made, … Continue reading Advancing Life Partners with Vision Cambodia for a New Education Center, ASEA Annual Convention Brings in Record Donations

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


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

Advancing Life Volunteers Share Heartwarming Stories from Cotacachi, Ecuador


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 … Continue reading Advancing Life Volunteers Share Heartwarming Stories from Cotacachi, Ecuador