Kenya

Aurora’s Story

My husband and I went to Tanzania and Kenya with two other couples in October/November 2015. We discovered Pack for a Purpose online and are so glad we did. We were able to take a large duffle bag of supplies and of the kind folks from AJT met us at Kilimanjaro Airport when we arrived.... Continue reading

Dana’s Story

Last summer my husband, Rich, and I joined a group of 23 teachers and family members for a trip of a lifetime on safari in Kenya and Tanzania. Prior to the trip, my husband and I did what we have been doing for some time and checked the Pack for a Purpose website to see... Continue reading

Andi and Rod’s Story

Happily our travel agent, Nina Wennersten of Hippo Creek, included a link to Pack for a Purpose during the planning for our African vacation. Finally I don’t have to just guess as to what might be helpful to take to a local school in need. On safari in Kenya, we took a big bunch of school... Continue reading

An Amazing Adventure in Africa

We were so blessed to have the assistance of Pack for a Purpose and its founder, Rebecca, as we prepared for our upcoming trip to Africa. Going to Africa was a dream of mine for so long, and I had put away an article about Pack for a Purpose in my “someday travel to Africa”... Continue reading

Kenya Two by Two: Two Volunteers, Two Camps, Too Wonderful

In March, my husband Adam and I took our first trip to Kenya. This was our second time Packing for a Purpose since we began volunteering with Pack for a Purpose in 2013 (we brought supplies with us to Turkey last year). This trip was the first time we were lucky enough to deliver the... Continue reading

Kilos of Kindness for Kenya

The purpose of life is different to all people. Some of us figure out what that means to us and some never do. Every day we are solicited for donations to help the world and we should help those who are less fortunate than us. However, there is something much different when one packs up... Continue reading

PfaP Partner Participates

Su Holshausen at Lazy Lizard Travel has always packed with a purpose! Traveling back to her native Africa, Su has always delighted in carrying a soccer ball or school supplies to the communities supported by the various safari lodges. Then, Su discovered Pack for a Purpose and was delighted to know that an organization existed to coordinate such... Continue reading

Leslie’s Story

We traveled to Tanzania and Kenya in September with Africa Exclusive who sent a Pack for a Purpose info sheet.  We were already scheduled to visit to our sponsored child in Tanzania, so I already had an extra suitcase full of school items to take. As our trip to Kenya involved a light aircraft flight,... Continue reading

Sarah Choi’s Story

We are three friends in our mid-20s who love exploring this magnificent world. We feel very fortunate and blessed to have that kind of luxury, so for our trip to Kenya, we wanted to see if there was more we could do with our travels. We knew we wanted to donate school supplies, but we... Continue reading

Planes, Trains, and PfaP

From Kenya to Peru, Pack for a Purpose not only has accommodations and tour companies, but transportation options as well. Within the last three months, we were thrilled to add a railroad in Peru, Inca Rail, and an airline in Kenya, Safarilink Aviation Ltd.! If you are traveling to Machu Picchu, Inca Rail offers you... Continue reading