In the lush, fertile zone of Ecuador’s Intag region, agriculture flourishes. Economic opportunities, however, have been slower to take root. Much of the population lives at the poverty line and nearly half of all people depend solely on agriculture. With little opportunity for education or work, the rising generation has been pushed to larger urban […]
ASEA Athlete Shawn Burke and his wife Veronica live in Post Falls, Idaho. Veronica is originally from Mexico and because of her passion for helping people in the region, she and Shawn have joined several Advancing Life Foundation expeditions. Read their stories below, told in their native languages. Shawn’s Story Ever since my days as […]
Just three months after starting her business with ASEA in 2016, Janne Harild decided to join a service expedition with the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation to aid families in Mexico. Janne lives in Denmark and realizes how fortunate she is to have been born into a prosperous and peaceful country where citizens have all that they need, including free education, health care, and a robust social network.
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 […]