Bernhard Albert Aaen was an ordained minister, missionary to Indonesia, educator, and administrator from North Dakota, U.S.A.
Pastor Jesse P. Acosta, Sr. was a colporteur, minister/evangelist, and leader from the Philippines.
Elbridge Martin Adams, a pioneer American missionary, served in various capacities including as a minister, Bible instructor, evangelist, administrator, and editor. Elbridge and his wife, Sophia, spent more than 40 years in faithful service.
Jimmy Jiamah Hadji Adil, Sr. was a missionary to the Muslim populations in the Philippines. He was the first Maguindanaon convert to Adventism and the first Filipino Muslim to be ordained to the Adventist ministry and become mission president.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Bangladesh and its predecessors, the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Services and the Seventh-day Adventist World Service, have provided humanitarian services as a nongovernment organization since the 1960s in the area now known as Bangladesh.
ADRA began implementing small development programs in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) through the ADRA Thailand office based in Bangkok in 1991. In July 1992, ADRA Lao PDR was granted registration as an independent international non-governmental organization) in Lao PDR.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Myanmar is a government recognized NGO in Myanmar.
ADRA Philippines was established in the Philippines in 1984 as part of the international network of independent Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) country offices that operate in over 135 countries around the world.
ADRA Timor-Leste began implementing community development programs and sanitation projects in Timor-Leste in 2010.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Vietnam (ADRA Vietnam) is a non-governmental organization that has consistently and actively operated for more than thirty years. It has implemented over 200 development and relief projects, with a total budget of U$12,500,000, benefiting more than 4,500,000 direct and indirect residential populations in communities across the country’s various sectors.
Adventist Academy-Bacolod (AA-B), formerly Negros Mission Academy (NMA), is part of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist educational system. Furthermore, the school received full accreditation by the Adventist Accreditation Agency from April 2013 to April 2016 and a level II accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges, and Universities–Accrediting Agency Incorporated (ACSU–AAI) from November 10, 2013, to December 31, 2014.
Adventist Academy-Cebu Inc. (Adventist Academy Cebu), formerly East Visayan Academy, is a coeducational boarding school of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It offers pre-elementary to senior high school grades. It is owned and operated by the Central Philippine Union Conference located in Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines. This school is situated on an 8-acre piece of land along the national highway of N. Natalio Avenue, City of Talisay, province of Cebu, Philippines.
The first record of the establishment of the Adventist Dental Clinic in Bangladesh indicated that future medical plans included launching the clinic in Dacca during 1973. It was understood that Bangladesh was in great need, and it was the Adventists’ desire to do everything they could to help build the country.
The Adventist English Conversation Schools (AECS) are operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the East Indonesia Union Conference to teach Indonesian people to communicate in English while introducing the gospel, healthy living, and other activities intended for mental, social, and spiritual development.
Adventist Hospital Palawan, also dubbed as “A Happy Place,” is a non-profit organization owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, specifically under the North Philippine Union Conference. It is renowned for providing outstanding medical care and services for the people in the Philippines’ Westernmost islands. It has been operating since 1988.
Adventist Hospital–Davao is an ISO 9001-certified hospital offering excellent health care services to the people of Davao City, the largest city in the Philippines.
The Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) is a graduate school and seminary operated by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is located one hour south of Manila, Philippines, near Silang, Cavite. Its mission is to develop leaders through distinctively Seventh-day Adventist graduate education, excelling in spirituality, scholarship, and service. It serves students from all over the world and often has students and faculty from 70 countries at the same time. AIIAS offers a master’s program in public health and masters and doctoral programs in education, business, and theology.
From its humble beginnings in 1948 as a rented two-story house, known as Lakeside Clinic in Marawi City, to a 130-bed capacity DOH-recognized secondary level hospital, Adventist Medical Center-Iligan has overcome many challenges to achieve its current success.
Adventist Medical Center–Valencia (AMCV, formerly Casuga Medical-Surgical Clinic) is a non-stock, non-profit faith-based healthcare facility located at A. Aguilar Street, Poblacion, Valencia City, dedicated to providing optimum quality care to all clients in Valencia City, Bukidnon, and nearby municipalities. It is one of the five medical institutions in Mindanao operated by the South Philippine Union Conference (SPUC).
The Voice of Hope, known as Ashar Bani in the Bangla language, is produced in a studio that the Adventist World Radio had set up for the Bangladesh Union Mission on May 18, 1992. The first Bangla program by Pastor D. P. Rema was on the air on March 23, 1993.