Medical Needs

Ellie’s Story

We recently travelled to Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. I discovered the Pack for a Purpose website and was keen to participate. Unfortunately the accommodation that we were staying at was not involved in Pack for a Purpose. Following few emails I was able to arrange for the wonderful people at Chobe Elephant camp to... Continue reading

Karen Cirino-Brown’s Story

I recently traveled to the Dominican Republic for a much needed vacation.  I took medical supplies that were listed on the Pack for a Purpose website. The supplies were donated by Kaiser Hospital on my behalf. I stayed at the Westin Resort in Punta Cana, which, under the Puntacana Foundation, supports a free community clinic. ... Continue reading

Linda’s Story

    I was privileged to be at two Fijian resorts that support “Pack for a Purpose” on this trip. The Barefoot Collection is the drop off location for Kese Village,in the Yasawa islands. I always make sure that Kese Village gets the much needed health care items. I was able to deliver 34 tubes... Continue reading

With PfaP, Giving is Receiving

Outback Adventures is an Adventure Tour Company located in the Dominican Republic. We offer travelers to our island, a unique experience on getting to know the real island life outside the resorts and learn about our culture and history. Since we founded the company back in 1997, it was agreed that supporting the community should... Continue reading

Centre Holiday Agents Arrive in the Dominican Republic with Amazing Amount of PfaP Supplies

Working as a travel agent affords me the opportunity to attend different destinations to explore so I can better serve clients. Our agency, Centre Holidays, had put together a travel agent conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, in September to bring together travel agents from all over Canada, including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies ROAR into Roatan

For several years now, The Sixthman out of Atlanta, Georgia has encouraged the guests on their cruises to Pack for a Purpose and make a Big Impact across the Caribbean. This year, the island of Roatan in Honduras was one of the stops on their Cayamo Cruise and once again they invited their guests 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

Kathy’s Story

  We recently visited Punta Cana at the end of March. Having visited the country 4 years prior, I knew that I wanted to donate and give to the people there. The Dominican people that we met last time and this visit truly touched our lives. They are amazing, with great attitudes and friendliness.  This... Continue reading

Eric’s Story

While preparing for a trip to Southeast Asia, we contacted the Shinta Mani Foundation in Siem Reap, Cambodia via Pack for a Purpose. We packed an extra suitcase and brought about 70 lbs. of supplies for local children participating in the SMF’s training programs. We took dental supplies, mosquito netting, and medical supplies, but the majority... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Pour Out Love for Kwa Maritane’s Projects

Just when we at Kwa Maritane thought that we had reached the end of an amazing year with donations that show traveller’s out pour of love and support, 2015 was not finished giving. This was thanks to an unbelievable corporate sponsor – T Good Africa. Let me start from the beginning. Due to a huge... Continue reading