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 […]
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 […]
Thanks to the efforts and hard work of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), the silent prayers of 10 more hopeless, victimized children have been answered. On April 6, 2018, a rescue team in Central America successfully executed a secret O.U.R. mission, rescuing 10 helpless victims of sex trafficking. The exact location of the rescue is undisclosed […]
For the past year and a half, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has partnered with Choice Humanitarian to bring not only a vocational school but also hope for a better future to the Intag region of Ecuador. This lush region is home to a large community of Ecuadorians, 87% of which live at the poverty […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
ASEA corporate held their first Have an Impact, Make a Difference day at a local family shelter earlier this month, spurred by the Advancing Life Foundation’s initiative to bring service opportunities to ASEA employees and associates.