Category Archives: Social Justice

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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The LDS Church Needs to Do More, Much More

The LDS Church has been on the defensive about it’s humanitarian assistance ever since it was recently reported that it has $100 billion in one of it’s rainy-day funds. In a subsequent news release, LDS Charities announced that it had … 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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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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Installing Playgrounds on the Roof of South America

During a recent trip to Sacred Valley, Peru, we installed playgrounds at 4 separate locations, 3 were above 13,000 fsl at high-elevation primary schools in the foothills of the Andes Mountains.  Unfortunarely, school was not in session, but we still … Continue reading

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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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