Category Archives: Playground

Private Playground near Gunnison, Utah

During a recent trip to Gunnison, UT, to examine the prospects for automating the area’s irrigation delivery system, I had the opportunity to examine a large private playground unit belonging to the Boore family.  It was constructed and installed by … Continue reading

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Impoverished Primary Schools in Rwenzori Mountain Villages

We first started traveling to Rwenzori Mountain villages to install playground equipment.  However as we got higher and higher into the mountains, we found the village school facilities to more and more primitive.  It became extremely obvious that the schools … Continue reading

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Historic Playground Equipment: Giant Stride

Playgrounds of yore were much more adventuresome.  Swing sets, slides, and monkey bars were much higher, and some would argue more dangerous. Others argue that the newer playgrounds present fewer challenges.  And that is not a good thing.  Be that … Continue reading

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More Playground Work in the Rwenzori Mountains (Kyarumba)

In November of 2018, we traveled to the community of Kyarumba, located at the southern end of the Rwenzori Mountains in southwestern Uganda.  The reason for the visit was 2 fold:  1. install more playground equipment and 2. learn more about … Continue reading

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More Playground Equipment for a Jewish School near Mbale, Uganda

In February 2018, we again visited the Afro-Jewish primary school (Hadassah Primary School) near Mbale, Uganda.  We were there to install monkey bars. We returned in November to add more equipment to the school’s playground area.  First, we added to … Continue reading

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Helping at Queen of Peace Junior School near Mbale, Uganda

SeeeMe, a Logan-based nonprofit, provided funding for Judith Nalube to start a junior school near Mbale, Uganda.  On my recent trip to Uganda, I was able to help some with the school.  Our major activities were: install additional playground equipment; … Continue reading

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