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Ann’s Story

Visit to VJON Primary School Nevis West Indies Last Spring, I ran across a tweet from @anntran: #Traveling abroad? Keep in mind to @PackforaPurpose! Great article @tweetbypremier http://ow.ly/iTj64 ll RT @K_r_i_s_l_y_n After reading the article, I kept the message. I love to travel and was in the midst of planning a trip to Nevis. I... Continue reading

PfaP: A two-way street

Packing for a purpose is not just for when you go overseas. Our local guests from Cape Town visited African Game Lodge and brought with them a lovely selection of items for two of our projects, Tenikwa Wildlife Hospital and Come To Learn Creche. In March 2013, we also contributed by taking items across to... Continue reading

PfaPers Weigh In at Turtle Inn

In the first 60 days since Turtle Inn Resort joined Pack for a Purpose, their guests brought over 193 lbs/88 kilos of supplies for St.John Memorial and Seine Bight Primary School which serves 300 children. Francis Ford Coppola’s Turtle Inn Resort in Placencia, Belize joined Pack for a Purpose in March and has collected school... Continue reading

PfaP Pride with Serengeti Pride

Here at Serengeti Pride – Safaris & Kilimanjaro Climbs , we have found it so rewarding to be partnered with Pack for a Purpose. Our current project is donating school supplies to the Uraki Primary School, a local public school right near our headquarters outside Arusha, Tanzania. My business partner, Lema Peter, attended this school... Continue reading

A Multitude of Supplies at Matemwe Lodge and Retreat

Matemwe Lodge and Retreat , in partnership with Asilia Africa, has been participating in a fabulous project, Pack for a Purpose. Pack for a Purpose travelers are contributing school supplies to the local school, Kigomani Primary School, based off a list of needs that was written up by leaders at the school. Matemwe Lodge and... Continue reading

Bounty for Belize

The generosity of Cheryl Wallace and her husband James first came to my attention from the Facebook page of the Inn at Robert’s Grove. This wonderful couple took three full suitcases of supplies for the projects. The following is an account of their PfaP experience in Cheryl’s words. By Cheryl Wallace My Husband and I... Continue reading

Supplies Ship to the Galapagos

Generous guests travelling to the Galapagos Islands aboard Ecoventura Yachts brought much needed supplies for the two projects supported by the company, New Era Galapagos Foundation and Alejandro Alvear School. The New Era Galapagos Foundation runs art, eco scout and English activities for children and adults living on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos. During... Continue reading

September Supply Bonanza for Baraa

Baraa Primary School was delighted to receive, in the month of September, 115 kilos of donated supplies from Pack for a Purpose travellers who stayed at Onsea House, Machweo and other hotels in the Arusha area. In addition, we received another 20 kilos by mid November. The donations ranged from jump ropes to footballs, books... Continue reading

PfaP Once, PfaP Twice

Having supported Pack for a Purpose previously, when I was informed I would be taking a trip to the Maldives with my work I looked straight away to see if there was a project being supported in the area. I found the Vilu Reef resort was supporting a local school. Although I would not be... Continue reading

Generous Guests in Laos

When I first heard about Pack for a Purpose I thought it was a wonderful idea and may encourage guests to bring a few stationery supplies for the local schools while also giving a bit of extra publicity to our ecolodge resort, Rivertime Ecolodge Resort, about 30 km outside Vientiane, Laos. However, during the almost... Continue reading