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Monika’s Story

My 17-year-old son and I decided to go to India this summer, including visiting Mumbai for six days. I decided that we should try to find some good project to donate things to during our visit. I found out from internet searches that you could take tours in Dharavi slum area with Reality Tours & Travel,... Continue reading

Sweet Supplies from PfaP Travelers Arrive at Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa

You’re excited about your long overdue trip to Barbados and even more excited about the prospect of staying at Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa. You’ve packed your essentials, and are ready to go, but hold on, could you be forgetting something? Unzip those suitcases, make some room, and let’s “Pack for a Purpose!” When... Continue reading

Purdue Students PfaP in Costa Rica

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to see a growing number of university students becoming more involved with our initiative. Recently, the Purdue University Global Leadership in Costa Rica for Freshmen program chose to Pack for a Purpose for the rural schools supported by Hotel Capitan Suizo. They collected 21 kilos of school supplies, making... Continue reading

PfaP Supplies Enrich Usevya Youth Education Centre

Nomad Tanzania became a participant in Pack for a Purpose more than three-and-a-half years ago. We were very pleased to have this distinguished company, with their outstanding reputation, join our initiative. Their generous guests continue to take supplies for the projects they support in both northern and southern Tanzania. Chada Katavi Camp’s project, the Usevya... Continue reading

Student-to-Student Supplies Surprise and Delight in Nicaragua

Within six weeks of joining the Pack for a Purpose family, Aqua Wellness Resort got a booking request from a group of Wisconsin high-school students and their chaperones who were visiting Nicaragua in the summer. When we confirmed their reservation, we sent them to the Aqua page on the Pack for a Purpose website. By... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Collect Supplies for The Barefoot Collection

The Barefoot Collection in Fiji has been a part of Pack for a Purpose since February, and we are happy to hear that they continue to receive more and more supplies for Namara Village School & Kindergarten. They recently received cups, plates, bowls, cutlery, stationery, workbooks and musical instruments for the school, which supports 85... 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