Hoop houses to increase access to food and employment

Posted Posted in Poverty

The pandemic has exacerbated many long-standing problems faced by the Navajo Nation. Specifically, access to nutritious food, employment opportunities, and technological advancements have been limited. Women lead the charge As primary caregivers, Navajo women continue to bear a disproportionate share of family responsibilities: caring for the children, the household, the garden, and small animals. Of […]

Volunteer Paul Taira Says Advancing Life Foundation Makes a Big Impact Through Relief Efforts

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Education, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

Veteran Advancing Life volunteer and expeditioner Paul Taira has joined every expedition since the opportunity first arose. When he started his ASEA business, Advancing Life’s charitable efforts were already in his plans. He had heard before of other companies pledging service through nonprofit organizations, but it wasn’t until he joined ASEA that he witnessed a […]

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: Expedition Update

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty

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 […]