Pack for a Purpose

Pack for a Purpose

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take supplies for area schools or medical clinics in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families.

Find out more here https://www.packforapurpose.org/destinations/caribbean/dominica/toucari/

“One is never too old to learn”

Keepin’It Real in Toucari is working with the North Zone of the Adult Education Division, which covers Capuchin to Portsmouth to Paix Bouche.   Adults, like children, have learning needs yet they are often lacking educational opportunities. The Adult Education Unit of the Dominica Ministry of Community Development and Gender Affairs has several objectives…

  • To motivate and stimulate basic literacy and life long education in local communities.
  • To provide non-formal education, enabling each adult citizen to progress and  participate meaningfully in the social, economic, cultural, and political development of Dominica.

Our project aims to provide books, educational materials, and clothing/shoes to adults and families in the villages in our zone.

Our needs:

Text/Reading Books:
Fiction & nonfiction novels, Biology, General Science, Health, Language/Grammar, and Math.

Reference Materials:
(English, in French, and Creole) Dictionaries.

Educational Games:
Chess Sets, Puzzle Books, Scrabble, and Word Search.

First Aid/Health:
Antibiotic Ointment, Band-Aids, any First Aid Kit Items.

Gardening:
Books about Gardening, Cloth Caddy for Small Tools, Gardening Gloves, Hand Fork, Small Pruning Shears, and Trowels