Belize

Art created with PfaP supplies helps raise funds at “Bite of Belize”

Pack for a Purpose travelers make a Big Impact in the communities they visit. A perfect example of this is the news we received from Turtle Inn in Belize.   The First Lady of Belize, Ms. Kim Simplis Barrow, and Coppola’s Turtle Inn GM Martin Krediet recently went to the Inspiration Center in Belize City... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Deliver Joy and Supplies in Belize

One of the core beliefs here at the Cotton Tree Lodge is being mindful. Whether it is manifested in the hiring of our staff, the design of our excursions, or how our guests are treated, we truly believe that traveling must be undertaken with intent, joy, and kindness. That is why we have partnered up with some... Continue reading

From a Big Ship to a Small Boat, PfaP Travelers Deliver to Roatan

Recently, I took a Caribbean cruise.  I’m always torn about how to do the least harm and most good when I travel.  The image of a huge cruise ship disgorging thousands of people seems like it could damage a delicate Caribbean island ecosystem and overwhelm the local culture.  Then, I read that feeding a record... Continue reading

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 Rock Belize

Life is full of surprises each and every day. And one of the biggest, and the one that never fails to astound me, is the boundless depths of human kindness. Having worked in inner city schools with impoverished and at-risk kids prior to starting our adventure in the jungles of Belize, I was surrounded daily... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Benefit School in Belize

Thanks to the kind generosity of Balaam Eco Adventures guests, the primary school in Bullet Tree Falls Village in Cayo District Belize recently received much-needed school supplies as part of the Balaam Eco Adventures Sustainable & Responsible Eco-Tourism program in partnership with Pack for a Purpose program. Oscar began partnering with Pack for a Purpose... Continue reading

Villa Verano + PfaP = A Win-Win

Located on the beach in Hopkins, Belize, Villa Verano is a luxurious 10-room villa with full-service amenities. The small community where we are located is home to a diverse group of people willing to share their home with visitors. As with any small community, there are needs, and Villa Verano often works together with the... Continue reading

Holiday Joy at Hamanasi

Pack for a Purpose is excited to share this holiday story from the Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort in Belize. Hamanasi has been partnered with Pack for a Purpose since 2010 and currently supports the Holy Family Hopkins School and the Hopkins Belize Humane Society. Read the story below, originally published by Hamanasi, to learn... Continue reading

Belize Benefits from PfaP

Each year, Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort in Hopkins, Belize is able to donate nearly 200 backpacks, full to the brim with school supplies, to children from nearby villages through the Pack for a Purpose initiative. Before guests arrive, Hamanasi informs them about the Pack for a Purpose mission, asking travelers to use a little... Continue reading

Lyn’s Story

My daughter and I traveled to Belize for Easter break. We packed an extra suitcase with school supplies, including: paper, pencils, rulers, flashcards, and book bags, etc., for the school the Turtle Inn supports in Placencia. The school was the second stop on our trip. First we went to Blancaneaux Lodge which is in the... Continue reading