Southeast Asia

Terrific PfaP experience in Thailand!

My wife, 10-year-old son, 13-year-old daughter and I climbed off the train onto the hot platform of the Udon Thani station having just completed the 9 hour journey from Bangkok on a second class car.  We were conspicuous not only as travelers with back packs, but also, by the four additional large suitcases we were... Continue reading

Eric’s Story

While preparing for a trip to Southeast Asia, we contacted the Shinta Mani Foundation in Siem Reap, Cambodia via Pack for a Purpose. We packed an extra suitcase and brought about 70 lbs. of supplies for local children participating in the SMF’s training programs. We took dental supplies, mosquito netting, and medical supplies, but the majority... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose Supplies for Song Saa Stimulate Student Success

Here at Song Saa, we are so proud and grateful to be members of Pack for a Purpose. In the last three years our incredibly generous resort guests have packed a vast amount of donations, including educational supplies, sports equipment, clothing, toothbrushes, and toys, all of which have gone to help local communities in the... Continue reading

Carol Livingston’s Story

I was traveling with a photography tour when we went to Siem Reap.  The owner at our hotel Phka Villas – was very kind and told us about the organizations he supports through Pack for Purpose.  We all brought school supplies for the children there.  I was so excited to receive a thank you email... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Flow into Southeast Asia

Buffalo Tours frequently corresponds with us about the benefit of their partnership with Pack for a Purpose. Their generous guests in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos continue to “Pack for a Purpose.” One of their most recent guests, Kanti, who traveled with them in Cambodia, was able to provide many supplies for the students at... Continue reading

Yogam’s Story

When four of us (two couples) were planning a trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, I came across PfaP on the Shinta Mani Club Hotel, Siem Reap website. It seemed like a wonderful idea and we planned the itinerary in such a way that Siem Reap was our first destination so we could drop off the... Continue reading

Kelleen and Warren’s Story

This May we traveled to SE Asia and visited Cambodia for our first stop. After discovering Pack for a Purpose we decided to bring school supplies to the local children. It was easy to make room in our backpacks for the supplies and we even bought some extra mosquito nets once we arrived to deliver... Continue reading

PfaPers Provide Supplies for Song Saa

Experience from Song Saa Private Island, in tropical Southwest Cambodia, has revealed how ‘Packing for a Purpose’ is about more than helping others, it is also about a way of thinking, as the resort’s Wayne McCallum recounts below: In the village of Prek Svay, on the island of Koh Rong, it sometimes takes only a... Continue reading