March 2017

Kay and Dennis Hall’s Story

We went to St. John’s Primary School, the project supported by Charbil Mar. The most exciting part of our trip was to visit the children. We had so many adventures but the hugs and the love from the students was by far the highlight of the trip. What an amazing experience.  I wanted to stay with... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers at the Calabash Come Through for the Community!

Recently voted as the #1 Hotel in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor travelers, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa is a 30 suite family-run hotel located on the pristine shores of L’Anse Aux Epines beach in the south of the beautiful island of Grenada. At Calabash, our guests enjoy 5 star service and luxury within a... Continue reading

Lyndon’s Story

As part of a river cruise we were prompted to participate with Pack for a Purpose. A 7 kg bag of mainly school supplies and games with educational value. Our ship arrived ashore on the Mekong River at Angkor Ban a very small village with only one school in it.  We walked through the maze... Continue reading

Geri’s Story

  In January 2017 my friend and I headed to Nairobi, Kenya.  As a past Pack for a Purpose contributor, I contacted Rebecca from PfaP about Joy House Education Centre.  She put me in contact with Isaac.  We arranged for him to pick us up on our first full day in Nairobi, and take us to... Continue reading

Tammy and Ken’s Story

This was our first experience with PfaP, but certainly not our last! We learned about PfaP through our travel agent and on our recent trip to East Africa, we decided to pack medical items for Bwindi Community Hospital in Uganda. We were staying at Bwindi Lodge, one of the Participants on their website. We managed to... Continue reading

Shelley & Amanda’s Story

We were travelling to Zimbabwe in September 2016 for a month’s safari and decided to try to take something with us for a bush school in the Hwange area. I found the Pack for a Purpose website and made contact, we asked our colleagues at Terminal 4 Heathrow to assist us in collecting supplies, and... Continue reading

Supplies Surge into Siringit

Pack for a Purpose travelers that took supplies when staying at Siringit for the Baraa Primary School have been incredibly helpful in supporting the school and iThemba`s goal in improving the learning, health and wellbeing of the students. We are very grateful for the generosity of these travelers. From September through the end of December,... Continue reading

Anna Gray and Peter Henschel’s Story

  My husband and I traveled to Botswana a few weeks ago and wanted to help children and women in need. We posted the list recommended by Pack for a Purpose in our Facebook group called The Village and received donations of school supplies, sports equipment, first aid supplies, and feminine hygiene products. We stuffed... Continue reading