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Group packing is so much fun!

What to Pack

The following is a suggested packing list:


  • Modest summer clothes
  • Work clothes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Bathing suit
  • Shoes ideal for work and for general walking around
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Water shoes

General items

  • Cash for personal purchases, small bills totaling $250 at most
  • Unscented soap, shampoo and lotion
  • Sunscreen
  • 30% DEET (or higher) insect repellant
  • Flashlight
  • Towels (pool/beach)
  • Wet wipes and/or hand sanitizer
  • Wide mouth reusable bottle with lid (like Nalgene)
  • Color copy of passport (stored separately from actual passport)
  • Copy of insurance card
  • Snorkeling equipment


  • Re: prescriptions—take enough to last the trip + a few extra days
  • Over the counter medications, such as Tylenol or Benadryl
  • Extra contact lenses and solution
  • Malaria pills
  • Anti-diarrhea medication or an antibiotic (like ciprofloxacin) meant to combat traveler’s diarrhea

*NOTE: Poverty Resolutions is not dispensing medical advice, as we are not qualified to do so. We highly recommend that you consult with your family doctor or with a travel medicine specialist for professional guidance prior to traveling with us to Haiti.


  • Trail mix
  • Energy bars
  • Granola bars
  • Turkey/Beef jerky
  • Peanut butter
  • Nuts
  • Individual serving packets of powdered drink mix (ie. Crystal Light) or water additive containing electrolytes and vitamins (ie. Mio Plus or Powerade)

* There might also be items needed for donation. Please ask your trip leader or contact us to learn if there are any current needs.