Mission Travel facilitates teams and individuals into developing countries - that is what we do! As a result of this we often get requests for extra luggage allowance to take humanitarian aid.
This very interesting article "Haiti doesnt need your yoga mat" challenges our good intentions. Often we are causing more harm than good by undermining the local economy when bringing goods from abroad into impoverished communities.
Please enjoy this visual presentation http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/10/10/stuff_we_dont_want_haiti