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.

Patty’s Story

When my family traveled to South Africa in 2000, we took over a huge bag of sports equipment, dictionaries, atlases, school supplies, and so on. However, when I was looking at staying at The Havannah Resort I discovered Pack for a Purpose and loved the idea! My friend and I Packed for a Purpose and... Continue reading

Tanya’s Story

I was travelling to Fiji for a work conference and found Pack and Purpose initiative online. What a fantastic idea! My company RCI Asia Pacific donated some funds and I purchased items that were listed on the Pack for a Purpose website: crayons, pencils, flash cards, wall charts, general stationary supplies, etc. I choose to... Continue reading

Supplies from the Heart Arrive at Saruni

It all started with a trip to Reteti Elephant Sancutary in the Namunyak Conservancy, from Saruni Rhino in the Sera Conservancy in Northern Kenya, in June 2017. As we drove along the bumpy roads to visit the orphaned elephants, we came across a beautiful scene – a ‘school room’, complete with teacher and students, lessons... 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.

“Ritzy” PfaP Travelers Go the Extra Kilometer and Make a Big Impact!

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

Bougainvillea Barbados Guests Practice the Gift of Giving as PfaP Travelers

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

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

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