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.

Keith’s Story

As a proud PfaP Board Member and avid traveler, I try and take supplies to the destinations I visit whenever possible. On my most recent trip in August to Kenya I was able to drop off supplies with Royal Private Safaris which is supporting the Dorothy Schwartz Community Centre located in the Mukuru slums, Nairobi, Kenya.... Continue reading

Nakia’s Story

Several members of my sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, headed to Playa del Carmen to celebrate our anniversary of pledging together. Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter, commit to a lifetime of Service, Scholarship and Sisterhood. With service being a key tenet of the organization, our group knew we wanted to incorporate... Continue reading

Julia’s Story

First it is important to note the Pack for a Purpose website was easy to navigate from finding your travel destination to supplies desperately needed. My travels took me through parts of Kenya, East Africa. Even with baggage weight restrictions, I found it was still manageable to include much needed items for the Mara Rianda... 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 Travelers Provide Supplies that “Spice Up” the Lives of Village Children

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

Laptops from PfaP Travellers Make a Big Impact in Bridging the Digital Divide in Kenya

One of our core values at Royal Private Safaris is supporting Responsible Tourism. We believe in associating with organizations that create positive impacts to all destinations around the globe. We believe that every destination has its own unique opportunities and challenges. Pack for a Purpose (PfaP) is one of such great organizations that we are... Continue reading

Partnering with Pack for a Purpose Provides Enhanced Opportunities to Our Commitment to Serve Our Communities in Costa Rica

Since their foundation, a great part of the philosophy of the sister travel companies of Camino Travel and Premio DMC has been focused on giving back to the local communities. Pack for a Purpose, then, meshed perfectly with our objectives. We started off by promoting PfaP internally and informing our collaborators about the organization. Our... Continue reading

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