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.
I found out about Pack for a Purpose just before we left for our holiday to South Africa. One of the hotels we stayed in was a participant in the program. I started packing a backpack full of supplies in need for the local school. My 6 year old helped me choose items and pack... Continue reading
My family and I visited Aruba for my niece’s wedding in August 2019. Whenever I travel, I always try to look for ways to give back to the community we are visiting. I want to instill in my children the spirit of giving. I also want them to understand how lucky they are and that... Continue reading
There is nothing as exciting and potentially life-altering as an amazing vacation, but wouldn’t it be even better to do some good while you are enjoying yourself? Our family was able to make this happen on our recent trip to Belize. We travelled to Placencia, Belize, which is an area at the southern tip of... 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.
Guests of the Hide Safari Camp which is situated in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe have very generously contributed towards the Pack for a Purpose initiative by saving space in their suitcases to carry specific items that are desperately needed in the local community. We are very appreciative of the fact that while coming on... Continue reading
Not far from the world-famous Kruger National Park, the 4-star graded Blyde River Canyon Lodge is situated in the province of Mpumalanga (Zulu name for “the place where the sun rises”). Set alongside the sparkling waters of the Blyde River and sheltered by the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, the lodge offers local and international travellers a... Continue reading
Off the coast of Honduras, a great kept secret of the Caribbean is the up and coming Island of Guanaja. The island and its surrounding waters has vibrant reefs, natural waterfalls, and absolute natural beauty between its sea and pine-rich mountains. This 20 square mile island is inhabited by 7000 people who not only speak... Continue reading