Indonesia

PfaP Travelers Bring Bundles of Supplies to Bukitlawang Jungle Trekking

Together with my husband, we run bukitlawang-jungletrekking in Sumatra, Indonesia. With our Ecotourism Program , we are committed to a sustainable and ecofriendly tourism. For us this mean to be responsible for our nature, our animals and our community. From the beginning, it was clear that we wanted to give something back to this wonderful... Continue reading

Alana’s Story

In September 2016, I was planning a trip with my boyfriend to Bali, Indonesia. I was reading a few blogs and found a write-up about Pack for a Purpose. I did some research and instantly fell in love with the idea. We got in contact with the lady who is volunteering to teach English at... Continue reading

Trading Stilettos for Supplies – A Bali Bachelorette Packs for a Purpose

Bali Bachelorette? That’s what I asked my three best friends, after discovering a discounted travel package online titled “Wake up in Bali.” After some minor investigating, skeptical of the too-good-to-be-true price, everything checked out; and last October, we checked in for 10 nights at Sadara Resort; Bali, Indonesia. My heart was overflowing with gratitude, after... Continue reading

The Yost Family Story

Thank you to all of our friends who helped us collect 73 pairs of prescription eyeglasses which the boys delivered to Nihiwatu where they distributed them with The Sumba Foundation in Indonesia. They spent a day giving eye exams and helping the villagers find the right eyeglasses.  Continue reading