Category Archives: Playground

Another Swing Set in Ghana, this Time in the North

Last year, I traveled to Ghana to install playgrounds at 3 separate locations around Accra, located in southern Ghana along its coast with the Atlantic Ocean.  Those installations went smoothly thanks to valuable help provided by Paul G., a Texan … Continue reading

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Helping Faith Orphanage and Primary School in Bwera, Uganda

In August (2019), we installed a swing set at Faith Orphanage and Primary School in Bwera, Uganda.  We also delivered 2 hand-washing stations. This work was coordinated by Chrispus Mbusa who lives in nearby Kayrumba.  He is the founder of … Continue reading

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African Students Enjoying Inflatables

SeeeMe, a Utah-based humanitarian organization, supports an elementary school (Queen of Peace) in Mbale, Uganda.  As part the school’s end-of-year activities, we rented inflatables for the students to enjoy.

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How to Afford Charitable Donations (If You’re LDS)

In a recent column on sltrib.com, Robert Kirby described how he and his wife pay “tithing” to their respective churches.  Robert is a Latter-day Saint, his wife is not. I pay tithing my way. Living in a split-faith marriage, my … Continue reading

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Grouping Climbing Devices on a Playground (Think Jungle)

While watching the children enjoying a playground in Uganda, I noticed that the students were crossing from one climbing device to another.  The school’s headmistress said that was an activity they enjoyed. On a recent trip to pick up my … Continue reading

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Playground Climbers Made with Used Tires

On a recent trip to Uganda (eastern Africa), we checked out two climbers made from used tires.  Both installations were in playgrounds with equipment by East African Playgrounds. The first climber is made of tires attached to a swing set … Continue reading

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Outdoor Musical Instruments for Africa, and the World

We are expanding the scope of our playgrounds.  One enhancement is the inclusion of hand washing stations.  Another is the inclusion of outdoor musical instruments. We first got interested in musical instruments when I became aware of a Durango, Colorado, … Continue reading

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