Thursday, November 09, 2006

Not Just Tourists bring more than luggage to Cuba

I've heard of tourists bringing items like baseballs and schools supplies for Cubans, but never anything like this. The website for Not Just Tourists Toronto is If you check their links page you can find the contact info for a branch in your area.

From CBC News:
Some travellers from Ontario and Alberta have been bringing more than just tourist dollars to countries such as Cuba — they're also packing badly needed medical supplies.

A do-it-yourself humanitarian aid group called Not Just Tourists has been filling old suitcases with donated medicine and supplies such as syringe needles and eyeglass frames to send to developing countries. ...more

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