Stories from Travelers and Communities

From Travelers

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.

From Local to Global: PfaP Travelers Assist Children in Massachusetts and Guatemala

Our Pack for a Purpose trip started as a surf adventure. Every winter Steve, Josh, Jerry and I like to go somewhere warm, to get away from the snow and cold of New England to find sun, sand, waves and warm water. Little breaks interrupt the monotony of a long, dark, cold season, which in... Continue reading

From a Retirement Village in Australia to a Village on Vanuatu, PfaP Travelers Make a Big Impact

We recently found out about “Pack for a Purpose” when we booked a holiday at The Havannah in Vanuatu. What an inspiring idea and one that we should all think about when we are travelling as many countries are in need of support. My husband and I live in a Retirement Village and approached fellow... Continue reading

From Australia to Africa: Honeymooners Spread the Love by Packing for a Purpose

As part of our honeymoon in Africa, my husband James and I had the privilege of visiting women and children in a rural community on the outskirts of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Before leaving Australia, we “packed for a purpose” to contribute to two projects, the Chezhou Primary School and the Women of Joy’s... Continue reading

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From Communities

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.

PfaP Travellers to Thailand Expand Their Generosity and Impact

At Spicy Villa Eco-Lodges, we always strive to have a positive impact on local tribal villages. Everyone who works for us comes from tribal villages and we make it a point to pay them fairly so they can stay in the village and support their families. A percentage of all our profits goes to the... Continue reading

PfaP Travelers Bridge the Gap

Entreamigos is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to be a bridge between the local community and culture by creating educational opportunities for children and families in San Francisco (San Pancho) Nayarit, Mexico. Entreamigos provides an established community center dedicated to increase learning opportunities for local children and families through the implementation of educational programs... Continue reading

Princess Hotels and PfaP Travelers Provide Joy to Elders in the Dominican Republic

On May 10th, the Princess Hotels of the Dominican Republic, supported by Pack For a Purpose and within its social responsibility plan Princess and You 360, visited the Higuey  “Divina Providencia” nursing home. All donations collected thanks to the generosity of our customers, employees and the company itself were delivered to the benefit of the... Continue reading

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