Advancing Life Foundation sponsors 3 police dogs to aid in the fight against human trafficking

Posted Posted in Rescue, Stories

Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors will now be credited to training amazing police dogs in two different states. Police dogs are helping Operation Underground Railroad track down perpetrators of human trafficking and keep them from harming children. Advancing Life’s favorite dog and sponsee, Banner the dog and his partner, police officer Kathy are […]

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

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty, Stories

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: Another Successful Expedition

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Rainstorms welcomed the Advancing Life Foundation’s second group of expedition volunteers as they arrived in Ecuador to continue work on the vocational school. The group arrived on a Friday and spent Saturday exploring the town of Otavalo with a trip to the Center of the Earth Museum and a craft market.The drizzle continued on Sunday […]

Advancing Life Foundation: Another Step Forward in Ecuador

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As progress continues on the Advancing Life Foundation’s vocational school project in Ecuador, hope is emanating from the community for their children and future generations.Locals’ feelings of excitement were evident when CEO Charles Funke and Advancing Life Foundation Chair KimMarie Larsen went to Ecuador in January. There, they met with local government official and looked […]

Envisioning a Difference for Young Mothers

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For a pregnant woman who has been turned out of her home or who has run away from an abusive relationship, Vida y Familia, Asociación Civil (VIFAC) might be the only place they can turn to for help. VIFAC offers care for new mothers and their dear children throughout the critical events of pregnancy, childbirth, […]

A Culmination of Kindness in December

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What was just a small bit of inspiration at the beginning of the year blossomed into a flurry of impact by its end. In January of 2016, ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation was only 8 months old and sending a group of 35 volunteers off on its first official Advancing Life expedition to the village of […]