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PfaP Portraits

  Hi everyone! My name is Sarah Cam, I’m a senior at North Carolina State University majoring in sociology with a minor in Spanish. I love to read, work out, hike, bake, and take photos. I learned about Pack for a Purpose through an email from my department advisor and fell in love with this... Continue reading

Natalie’s Story

I had the most amazing day when I visited the 1st day of the new school year Infants at Barrett Town Primary School with the wonderful Miss Kameil Brown from the Human Resources team at Half Moon Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica.   Having visited Jamaica over 10 times in recent years and helped several individuals... Continue reading

Creating Pathways, One Student at a Time

One of the most rewarding facets of volunteering with Pack for a Purpose is hearing success stories from our global partners and their communities. This year, our Brazilian education partner, Mais Caminhos language school, is happy to share two stories that will inspire you. Mais Caminhos, which translates from Portuguese as “more ways”, offers English... Continue reading

Eagle Scout Soars by Packing for a Purpose in The Bahamas

When it was time for me to start working on my Eagle Scout service project my family and I began tossing around different ideas. My dad suggested a toy drive for underprivileged children and that got me searching on the internet for ideas. I came across Pack for a Purpose and was inspired by their... Continue reading

PfaP Portrait

I am a rising Senior at North Carolina State University. I am currently pursuing a degree in Communication Media and am expected to graduate in Spring of ’24. I enjoy both drawing and painting, weightlifting, pickleball, and laying by a beach or pool with a good book. Pack for a Purpose was brought to my... Continue reading

“Realizing a Lifelong Dream”

There is no greater feeling than realizing a life long dream.  It all started when I shared with my wife, Ashley, that I had always wanted to visit Africa for my 50th birthday trip.  Her eyes lit up and she asked if we could visit a school.  You see, she is an amazing, early childhood... Continue reading

Pax’s Story

My name is Pax and I am from Michigan in the United States of America. I am 11 years old and will be in sixth grade next year. I enjoy swimming and playing music. I also like to learn about science. I am glad that I got to come to Africa to learn about Botswana... Continue reading

Rebecca’s Story

  It was summer in Minnesota but we were heading to Southern Africa where it would be winter.  The need for extra layers, plus a commitment to carry on luggage restricted us a little.  When I saw that part of our tour would be spent at the Davisons Camp in Zimbabwe which is a Pack... Continue reading

How One Motorcycle Tour Company + PfaP Travelers Made a Difference in the Lives of Ecuadorian Children

Since 2015, Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental has been participating in the Pack for a Purpose program, and the experience has been nothing short of heartwarming and inspiring. The program, which encourages travelers to bring much-needed school supplies and other items to the communities they visit, has enabled our motorcycle tour participants to connect with the... Continue reading