Category Archives: Africa

Assisting Makeshift Primary Schools in Uganda

On a recent trip to Rwenzori Mountain region of Uganda, we visited 5 very primitive primary schools.  Three were located in the mountains above Kyarumba, the other 2 off the highway between Fort Portal and Kasese. My Uganda colleague wanted … Continue reading

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A Playground for City View Primary School, Mbale, Uganda

In February (2020), staff of Playgrounds Everywhere installed a 4-piece playground at City View Nursery and Primary School, Mbale, Uganda.  The school staff assisted with the installation. A 2-rail slide, monkey bars, climbing tower, and 6-seat swing set were installed … Continue reading

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Adding to Existing Playgrounds in Uganda

At Queen of Peace Primary School in Mbale we added 2 more swing seats.  For these, we used just one hanger and suspended a wheelbarrel tire using chain.  The children either sit on the tire (by straddling the chain) or … Continue reading

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Faces of Ugandan Children, Part II

On a recent trip to Uganda (Feb/Mar 2020), I took the following photographs of children. Additional photographs of children can be viewed here.

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Giraffes and Zebras in Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

On a recent trip to Uganda (Mar 2020), we took a short detour into Lake Mburo National Park, located northeast of Mbarara.  The park has the only zebras in Uganda, and has a recently introduced tower of giraffes.  We hired … Continue reading

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Elephants and Friends at Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

On a recent trip to Uganda, we stopped for a short boat ride.  The operator promised a great view of animals, particularly elephants.  Since we were just of a highway that bisects the Queen Elizabeth National Park, we were a … Continue reading

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Installing 4 Playgrounds in central Uganda

On a recent trip to Uganda, my granddaughter, two friends, and I installed 4 playgrounds in Namwendwa subcounty, Kamuli district, located a hour’s drive east of Jinja.  On our first trip to the subcounty, we delivered the playground equipment to … Continue reading

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