South Africa

Gracious Guests Deliver Kilos at Kwa Maritane

In today’s world where everything is computerized, we want everything faster and see it as better. I mean, you can order your groceries while driving to work and have them delivered before you get home. Life has become so convenient. We live in our own little fast track world with our own social life online... 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

Stacy’s Story

We have Packed for a Purpose twice now while visiting Africa. We were staying at Inyati Game Lodge and they support three different organizations: Justicia Nursery School, The Tshemba Hosi Care Centre and their Anti-poaching project. We decided to take one bag full of supplies to help with all three organizations and shared one bag... Continue reading

Bushmans Kloof Guests Make a Big Impact

Pack for a Purpose is delighted to hear about how PfaP travelers from across the globe continue to make a Big Impact in South Africa. German travelers who recently Packed for a Purpose at the Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat had the opportunity to personally deliver their 15 kilos of supplies to Elizabethfontein... Continue reading

Tremendous Travelers Support Tenikwa

Pack for a Purpose travelers have been making tremendous contributions for Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness & Rehabilitation Centre. Pack for a Purpose traveler Dr. Britta Sichelschmidt-Brux and her family visited Tenikwa this spring and delivered 8.765 kilos of supplies to support the organization. Tenikwa supports several additional community projects. They recently distributed donated clothing, school supplies,... Continue reading

Amazing Arrival at Kariega Game Reserve

Photo by photographer and Kariega ranger Jacques Matthysen Pack for a Purpose is thrilled to learn about Kariega Game Reserve’s newest arrival, a baby rhino born on the reserve. Kariega Game Reserve has been partnered with Pack for a Purpose for more than two years now. When travelers visit Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa,... Continue reading

One Family, One Goal- PfaP in Africa

This past summer, we traveled with our family to southern Africa. We’d been begging to go on this trip for what seemed like ages, and finally, it was just around the corner. We had safaris, a cage dive, excursions, and all other activities under the sun planned for this trip of a lifetime. However, we... Continue reading

Sara Lubowitz’s Story

We travelled to South Africa in August 2014. My 11 year old daughter and I went to visit relatives and go on Safari in Kruger park. I was so pleased when I found out about Pack for a Purpose. I wanted us not just to be tourists. I wanted my daughter learn about South Africa.... Continue reading

The Eales’ Family Story

In August we visited Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa. We had heard of Pack for Purpose and after getting in touch, we were put in contact with the team at Kariega. They support a local farm school with volunteers and providing supplies. We decided that participating in Pack for a Purpose was something that we... Continue reading

Cheryl Roder- Quill’s Story

Last month, my son, husband and I (plus my parents) spent two weeks in South Africa. In the past, I have made a point of packing an extra bag of school supplies, books, art supplies, puzzles, etc… (previously on trips to South Africa and Zambia). Prior to leaving on holiday, I went online in search... Continue reading