May 2013

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 as... 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 Retreat... Continue reading

PfaP Joy in Jamaica

It was a pleasure for our family to work with Pack for a Purpose and the Sandals Foundation to coordinate our donation of 75 pounds of school supplies. We donated them to Hastings Elementary School in Trelawny Parish when we visited Jamaica last March. My three kids were very involved and did most of the work. Using... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose Nominated for The Guardian’s Observer Ethical Award

Pack for a Purpose is honoured to be among the best and brightest people, places and organizations bringing sustainable change, as a finalist in The Guardian’s eighth Observer Ethical Awards. Today, May 16, 2013, The Guardian announced the final list of nominees for the prestigious award. The final winners will be announced on June 13,... Continue reading

Cathy Cares and Connects

My husband and I just returned from a three week trip to the Yucatan and Quintana Roo in Mexico. We have been there many times before, but this was our first time staying at Hacienda Chichen, which borders the famous ruins of Chichén Itzá. It is a beautiful place and is committed to sustainable/eco tourism. It... Continue reading