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"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 »

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 »

Supplies Support Schools & Sports at Buccament Bay Resort

A big part of Buccament Bay Resort ’s charm has and will always be its location, and there are so many positives to operating a hotel in a developing, authentically Caribbean island like St. Vincent: the people, the proud and vibrant culture, the sun, the stunning natural beauty, and the list goes... Continue reading »

PfaP Participants Protect Rhinos

The following lodgings and tour companies on our website in Africa and Asia work to conserve and protect the rhino: Samara Private Game Reserve , Siroki Lodge , Solio Lodge , John Stevens Guided Safaris Africa , Kariega Game Reserve , Inyati Game Lodge , Ride Kenya , ol Donyo Lodge , Lewa Wildlife... Continue reading »

PfaPing in Zanzibar Reaches a High Note

Written by Judi Palmer, M.Ed., founder of the Creative Education Foundation of Zanzibar (CEFZ) Walking into the gardens of The Zanzibar School during a first grade recorder lesson can be quite amusing. One might ask “What is that strange discordant sound coming from this beautiful old building?”... Continue reading »

PfaP TIES it together in Kenya

Our partner The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) chose to add extra meaning for the participants by encouraging them to “pack for a purpose” when they attended the 2013 conference being held in Nairobi Kenya. The supplies would be brought for any of the three projects supported by Basecamp... Continue reading »

PfaP con Mucho Gusto!

By: Paulina Feltrin, director of Public Relations for Fairmont Mayakoba At Fairmont Mayakoba , working with Pack for a Purpose comes natural to us. Being a positive ambassador and creating a lasting contribution in our community is in the core of our values. Through this program, we allow our... Continue reading »

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