Pack for a Purpose travelers that include families on vacation, honeymooners university students and business travelers, share their own experiences hoping they will inspire other travelers to choose to make a Big Impact whenever they travel.
My name is Sophia Dhupar and this year, my family and I went to visit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Last year (2017), we traveled to India and I donated more than 300 pounds of school supplies to two schools in New Delhi. I wanted to donate school supplies to schools in need this year as... Continue reading
During a trip to Beaches Negril, I donated my 5500th book to a Negril school affiliated with the Sandals Foundation. I brought over 500 books and 50 pounds of school supplies. I learned about the immense need at the schools, after visiting an early childhood school when I was in 2d grade. I started a... Continue reading
I became familiar with Pack for Purpose this year while attending a business trip with my husband in Curacao. I was deeply touched by just donating basic items that we take for granted can make such an impact in someone else’s life. So when we planned our Christmas holiday vacation to Cartagena, Colombia, I knew... Continue reading
Our participants share how PfaP travelers have benefited their community and the difference the supplies that been received make in the life of the community.
It’s been a busy year for Pack for a Purpose at The Ritz Village in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, where we support several local children’s organizations. We have received many donations from a host of Pack for a Purpose international travelers who have stayed with us at The Ritz Village. But it doesn’t stop there! The... Continue reading
Vacation! Holiday! Destination getaway! These words conjure thoughts of flying off to a relaxing time in a sunny location with beautiful warm beaches. But for some travellers, it is also an opportunity to spread joy through the gift of giving and the guests of Bougainvillea Barbados (formerly Bougainvillea Beach Resort) have been doing exactly that!... Continue reading
Spicy Villa Eco-Lodges are located in the countryside of Chiang Mai province with a number of working hill tribe villages just a short drive away. Our staff comes from these villages and we all feel that it is our responsibility to give back to local communities as much as we possibly can. Being a small... Continue reading