Educational Needs

PfaP Travelers Unite with World Unite!

Not long after World Unite! became part of the Pack for a Purpose initiative, we began to see its benefit to the communities we support. Our tour company offers intercultural learning opportunities in many countries including Tanzania, Zanzibar, Morocco, Israel, India, Nicaragua, and Bolivia. Pack for a Purpose is a great way to provide World... Continue reading

A Thank-You From Kwa Maritane

I am always blown away by the generosity of travelers, and again we have received an incredible outpour of love for the children at Borite Primary School in South Africa. An unbelievable 36.6 kg of medical supplies, reading material, clothes, stationery and sporting equipment have been donated in the past few months. These children don’t want... Continue reading

Alexa’s Story

Hi! I’m Alexa and I’m a part of the Beaches Teen Advisory Panel. Just recently we as a panel all got to Pack for a Purpose and head to Turks and Caicos. My sister and I each packed a backpack full of school goods and brought it to the Beaches Resort we were staying at.... Continue reading

One Year with Pack for a Purpose

A year has passed since Blue Water Divers joined the Pack for a Purpose project and visitors to Grand Turk have been delighted to participate! We received our first donations from Kevin and Drew Ayres on May 13, 2014, and Shaleza Rouse and her family on May 29, 2014. Since then, 24 more guests and... Continue reading

An Amazing Adventure in Africa

We were so blessed to have the assistance of Pack for a Purpose and its founder, Rebecca, as we prepared for our upcoming trip to Africa. Going to Africa was a dream of mine for so long, and I had put away an article about Pack for a Purpose in my “someday travel to Africa”... Continue reading

Supplies Fly to Yellow Bird Hotel

Although it has only been a few short months, the Yellow Bird Hotel, located in the vibrant St. Lawrence Gap, is extremely excited to be a part of the Pack for a Purpose program. As of March 2015, we have asked our guests to assist us in this very worthy cause. With nothing but kind hearts and... Continue reading

Don’s Story

Participants in the class pose with William “Teacher Willie” Puga in front of the Alejandro Alvear School. I am the instructor for a course on the Natural History of the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador at The College of New Jersey. We just returned from our trip to the Galapagos Islands with Ecoventura Yachts. The 20... Continue reading

Dawn’s Story

I was introduced to Pack for a Purpose on our November 2014 cruise. Another member of the cruise organized a group of us to bring school supplies—which we did. We then booked a cruise for May 2015, and I was the organizer. I provided fellow cruisers with information about the program and we had a... Continue reading

PfaP Provides Meaningful Memories During Caribbean Cruise

Can a cruise ship passenger make a difference instead of just an impact? Our family travels frequently, and sometimes our travels take us on a cruise as one of the easiest ways to visit islands. But I’ve always struggled with the idea that some of the larger cruise ships we’ve sailed on might be making... Continue reading

Chris and Melissa’s Story

We love to travel and help other people, so when we discovered Pack for a Purpose we were excited because it combined both. Pack for a Purpose made it easy for us to bring supplies to where they are needed. We were able to visit the beautiful island of Grenada and drop off a whole... Continue reading