Category: Charity + Giving Back

Orphanage Volunteering: Notes on good intentions and disasters left behind

Orphanage Volunteering: Notes on good intentions and disasters left behind

To raise awareness to stop this type of volunteer work, I’m one of the participating bloggers in a month-long #StopChildTrips campaign to raise awareness that volunteering and visiting orphanages can do more harm than good despite our good intentions. It is organized under the Better Volunteering, Better Care initiative founded by the Better Care Network and Save the Children UK with “the sole purpose of discouraging international ‘orphanage’ volunteering.”…

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Creating Global Citizens through the Passport Party Project

Creating Global Citizens through the Passport Party Project

The Passport Party Project (PPP) helps young girls secure their first passports and involves them in the process of discovery through activities and trips…

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Send E-Readers to Kenya #PwP – Win EUR 300 voucher from @Skyscanner

Send E-Readers to Kenya #PwP – Win EUR 300 voucher from @Skyscanner

This year, Passports with Purpose has teamed up with Worldreader to bring digital e-readers to five libraries in Kenya. The e-readers will provide about 6,250 children, teachers and parents with access to more than 50,000 books…

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Thoughts on being snatched from boarding school #BringBackOurGirls

Thoughts on being snatched from boarding school #BringBackOurGirls

I was afraid of Madam Koi Koi. Afraid that she’d peek under my mosquito net as well and look at my face in the dead of night…

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Special Post: Please Help Ify Get Well

Special Post: Please Help Ify Get Well

Our friend, Ify Ofulue, is currently dealing with several chronic health conditions and the doctors have so far been unable to find the root cause. Please join us in this effort to get her well!

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Help Build Schools in Mali – Win $500 lodging from @Wimdu

Help Build Schools in Mali – Win $500 lodging from @Wimdu

This year, Passports with Purpose is teaming up with nonprofit organization buildOn to raise $115,000 to build schools in Mali.

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Our $500 @Wimdu Winner – @HeckticTravels – Thanks for supporting Passports with Purpose

Our $500 @Wimdu Winner – @HeckticTravels – Thanks for supporting Passports with Purpose

I wanted to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Wimdu for generously donating the $500 voucher to such a worthy cause

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Help Us Build Wells in Haiti – Win $500 travel lodging from @Wimdu

Help Us Build Wells in Haiti – Win $500 travel lodging from @Wimdu

This year, I’ve partnered with Wimdu, a fantastic apartment and bed rental company with a sweet tagline “Travel like a local” to bring you an equally sweet $500 voucher you can use to cover lodging on your next trip.

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