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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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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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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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Traveling with 3 of My Granddaughters

In July and August of this year (2019), I traveled around the world.  On the first half of trip I traveled with 3 granddaughters and 2 of their parents.  We briefly played tourist in Hong Kong, then flew to 2 … 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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Installing Playground Equipment in Iloilo, Philippines

My family and I were met at the airport in Iloilo, Panay, Philippines by Bernard, a friend of one of my son’s Lehi, Utah, neighbors.  He was friendly and turned out to be a wonderful host.  Our first installation was … Continue reading

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Installing Playground Equipment in the Accra, Ghana, Area

At the Accra airport, I was met by a friend of a friend, Paul G.  His family was nice enough to offer me board and room during my short stay in Ghana. Paul had selected 3 locations to install playgrounds … Continue reading

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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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