Tag Archives: outdoor musical instruments

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

Posted in Africa, Playground, uganda | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Installing Playground Equipment at an Orphanage for Special-Needs Children

This summer, family members (my daughter, son-in-law, and grandson) and I installed our first playground specifically set up for children with special needs (in this case, severely handicapped).  The work was done at an orphanage in northern South America. Three … Continue reading

Posted in Playground, Social Justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Andes Are Alive with the Sound of Music

The historic colonial city of Cuzco, Peru, is located high in the Andes Mountains, almost 10,000 feet above sea level.  The surrounding mountains hide indigenous villages with small community schools.  In an effort to encourage Quechua children to attend school, … Continue reading

Posted in Peru, Playground, Social Justice | Tagged , , | 1 Comment