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PfaP Travelers Pour Out Love for Kwa Maritane’s Projects

Just when we at Kwa Maritane thought that we had reached the end of an amazing year with donations that show traveller’s out pour of love and support, 2015 was not finished giving. This was thanks to an unbelievable corporate sponsor – T Good Africa. Let me start from the beginning. Due to a huge... Continue reading

Cindy’s Story

  As a Board member of this amazing organization, I was thrilled to be able to “Pack for a Purpose” on a recent trip with my husband to St. Lucia. Although we were not staying at a participating lodging, The Landings St. Lucia graciously agreed to pick up the supplies we had brought for their... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Make it a Magnificent March for Students in Dominica

Pack for a Purpose has been truly inspiring for the for the Grand Fond School in Dominica. PFAP’s partnership with 3 Rivers & Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge sought to the arrival of around 350 lbs of much needed and extremely useful items for the betterment of the education of the school children in the community. All... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers “Dive” into Literacy

Thanks to the generosity of our guests at the Solomon Island Dive Expeditions, we were able to donated 20kg of books to the Literacy League. This supported two local schools along with the public library in Honiara. Lots of happy school children! Thanks to Pack for a Purpose for helping us create this program!Continue reading

Supplies Provided by PfaP Travelers are Measured in Smiles in Jamaica

His eyes do nothing to hide the curiosity and joy he is feeling. He laughs without reservation as he shows me a drawing of an orange and I tell him his orange is the best drawing I’ve ever seen. Little Shaquille attends Mount Edgecombe Primary School in St. Ann, Jamaica. The school is one of... Continue reading

Kortens’ Family Story

During the February Half Term, Amelia and her Mum ‘went to work with Dad’.  Amelia’s Dad is a airline pilot with British Airways and he was operating into Johannesburg. The family planned to spend 2 days at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, that was affiliated with Pack for a Purpose. The Borite Primary School had listed... Continue reading

A Bucket List Filled With Generosity

Retired Diana and Cliff Cunningham are visiting South Africa as part of their bucket list. After 9 months of planning, we were surprised when they contacted us to tell us they handmade 155 pencil cases for the Dingani Primary students in Zimbabwe. As part of our responsible tourism initiative Grow Africa, all our guests can... Continue reading

BVI Benefits from PfaP Supplies

Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to Pack for a Purpose! Items collected at Mainsail’s Corporate office were brought down to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina by Mainsail Lodging & Development’s Vice President, Juli Corlew. Based in Tampa, Florida, Mainsail Lodging & Development has been in business for nearly 20 years. Scrub Island is... Continue reading

Generosity Overflows in the Serengeti at Lamai

Nomad Lamai Serengeti is proud to be part of the Pack for a Purpose initiative. It warms our hearts when guests arrive for their safari bringing invaluable donations for one of our local schools and clinics. In February, Camp Managers Clyde and Helen took the scenic 3 hour drive with Transfer Guide Filbert to visit... Continue reading

Packing for a Purpose: A Multi-generational Experience in Giving

Last December, my family and I were very fortunate to experience a ‘trip-of-a-lifetime’ adventure to South Africa and Zambia.  Our vacation was made indelibly more meaningful and personal by working with Pack for a Purpose.  Here’s why…. First, just a bit of background about my family and the planning of our trip.  My family is... Continue reading