South Africa

Alison and Steven Phillips’s Story

When my husband and I were planning our trip to Africa, I came across an article in the Costco Connection about Pack with a Purpose. I immediately informed my husband ,as I thought it was an absolutely great way to give to those in need. I contacted Rebecca Rothney, of Pack with a Purpose, and... Continue reading

From an Email Inquiry to Extraordinary Generosity

The Leading Hotels of The World “Pack for a Purpose” in Cape Town By Rebecca Rothney The process started in March with an email and culminated in November with incredible joy for the children of Cape Town South Africa! Jennifer Oberstein, the Senior Director of Communications at The Leading Hotels of the World (LHW), sent... Continue reading

Sloan Fellows CoMIT to “Improve the World”

On May 20, 2012, 100 mid-career executives from 27 countries around the world — the 2012 class of MIT’s Sloan School of Management Sloan Fellows in Innovation and Global Leadership — arrived at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge in Pilanesberg, South Africa. This was the beginning of the capstone trip of our time at MIT:... Continue reading