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Delivering Delight in the Dominican Republic

When Outback Adventures was founded 17 years ago, our goal was to ensure that every tourist that chooses our tour got to see a bit more of the real Dominican Republic than just the beautiful beaches and five star hotels. We work closely with farmers and producing families to maintain a fair trade... Continue reading »

PfaP by the Numbers

Numbers are just a type of metric; however, when those numbers record the generosity of travelers across the globe, they are more than just a metric! The numbers below are a measure of how easy and meaningfully travelers can make a Big Impact in the communities they visit. These numbers also... Continue reading »

One Accommodation Makes a Big Impact!

As the first and currently only accommodation on Anguilla to participate with Pack for a Purpose, Frangipani Beach Resort has been thrilled with the wonderful response from our generous guests to give back to the local community. We delivered our second installment of supplies to Anguilla's Blowing... Continue reading »

PfaP Portraits

Bob Richards has been a resident of Raleigh, N.C., U.S.A. (Pack for a Purpose global headquarters), for longer than he cares to admit after graduating in Electrical Engineering at the local college. He currently works for a software company. He married another programmer, Giavanna, almost 24... Continue reading »

Partnering With PfaP - A Win-Win in Tanzania!

Partnering up with Pack for a Purpose reminds us of why It Started in Africa started our business: To make sure the tours we offer are fair to our customers and also benefit the local communities. The truth is, most tourists do not remember that they can make a difference by just packing something... Continue reading »

Supplies Bring Smiles in Costa Rica

The Family Schmid (owners) and all the Capitán Suizo Hotel Team wants to. extend their thanks to their many guests who have "packed for a purpose" on their recent vacations to Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Because of their efforts, many kilos of supplies have been delivered to children in the local... Continue reading »

Bountiful Supplies in Brazil

On behalf of Favela Tours , I want to thank Pack for a Purpose as we have had many “pack for a purpose travelers” bring in donations that we have distributed to some of our projects. To date since we started receiving guests who bring donations, our total weigh is now up to 16.5 kilos of art and... Continue reading »

Terrific Supplies for Tenikwa!

The Van Veen family travelling from the Netherlands brought a special surprise in April when they visited African Game Lodge . Stowed in their luggage was two boxes brimming over with brightly coloured pens, paper, koki's and chalks. And because winter is nearly upon us, Jolanda had thoughtfully... Continue reading »

PfaP Portraits

After reading about Pack for a Purpose in her Travel & Leisure magazine, Sarah contacted Rebecca about getting involved. A few months later she was volunteering! Sarah is a social worker at Lakeside School, a program of Lakeside Educational Network, which serves at-risk youth in the suburbs of... 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 »

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