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Generous Guests at GoldenEye

GoldenEye in Jamaica has experienced the generosity of several guests since we welcomed them to Pack for a Purpose four months ago. Below, two of their guests- Karen and Katie- have shared their experiences. Karen's Experience Travel is our religion. My husband and I love it, it’s a precious and... Continue reading »

Bushmans Kloof Guests Bring Supplies

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat became a member of Pack for a Purpose just over a year ago and nominated Elizabethfontein Primary School as its project. Elizabethfontein is the only school in the rural area in Agter Pakhuis. Its pupils are farm workers’ children, as well as... Continue reading »

"Soles" Arrive in South Africa

Kwa Maritane sponsors a local primary school that educates 410 scholars from families with little to no income. During 2013 many of these children were left orphaned. While hosting an annual Christmas party for the children, we observed that many of our students either had no shoes, or the toes of... Continue reading »

Rhotia Valley Benefits from PfaP Travelers

Pack for a Purpose is happy to share the following news from Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge . “We are very proud and happy to share the news that Rhotia Valley has been chosen as Best Community Focused Property of Tanzania and No. 3 of Africa! Over 4,000 vetted tour operators, travel agents, and travel... Continue reading »

PfaP by the Numbers

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to report that in all areas, our numbers are growing! Since the beginning of January 2014, we have added 26 new lodgings and tour companies to the website. Pack for a Purpose travelers brought over 8,000 kilos of supplies to their destinations in 2013. These 8,000... Continue reading »

Guests Make a Big Impact at Turtle Inn

Francis Ford Coppola Resorts, Central America started to team up with Pack for a Purpose in 2013. Since then, our guests at the Turtle Inn in Belize have donated 354 lb of supplies for local schools in Seine Bight, Placencia and Monkey River Village. Placencia Humane Society also continues to get a... Continue reading »

Amazing Luxury Link Auction 2014

Luxury Link , our wonderful partner, held their auction for 2014 on behalf of Pack for a Purpose in January with excellent results. The winning bid for the fabulous 5 night package to the luxurious Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort in Curacao was $1,750.00. 100% of the proceeds went to Pack for a... Continue reading »

Supplies "Sprout" Up at Sandals

School children in Jamaica, Antigua, Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and Saint Lucia have had the opportunity through the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trip to interact with and learn from guests staying at Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts. The Reading Road Trip is also a favourite... Continue reading »

From Australia to Africa Ausure"Insures" Students Success

In the spirit of giving something back to the local community during Ausure Insurance Brokers’ first international conference in the Cape region of South Africa, 100 delegates from across Australia made a difference in the lives of the children of Lynedoch and Vlottenburg primary schools when they... Continue reading »

From Love on the Airwaves to MORE Love

How one intern’s favorite TV show translated into a Big Impact in South Africa Our very first intern, Karen, came to work very excited. The evening before, along with her family, she had watched her favorite show, “The Bachelor.” They always DVR the show to watch it at their convenience. As the... Continue reading »

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