Tag Archives: Uganda

Skateboarding Park near Kampala, Uganda

As my friends and I were nearing Kampala, Uganda, I spotted something unexpected.  A concrete skateboarding park located next to the road we on.  According to my friends, it was only recently completed. Our driver pulled off the road, and … Continue reading

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Installing Playground Equipment on Islands in Lake Victoria, Uganda

In January 2017, we visited two islands just off the coast of Entebbe in Lake Victoria.  As part of this visit, we offered to return and install playground equipment.  To get the equipment to the island, we chartered a small … Continue reading

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Installing More Playground Equipment in the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda

In Jan 2017, we returned to the community of Kyarumba to install more playground equipment.  This time we installed 2 swing sets and 2 climbing towers in Rwenzori Mountain villages located high above Kyarumba. First, we installed the swing sets. … Continue reading

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Traveling with My Grandchildren

This year has been fun.  I’ve had the privilege to travel extensively with 4 of my grandchildren, and make short trips with 4 others. In the Spring, a grandson James, traveled with a friend and I to the Navajo Reservation. … Continue reading

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Installing Swing Sets in the Rwenzori Mountains

While in Uganda in July of this year, my family and locals started the installation of a swing set at a small school (Lower Kalonge) in the Rwenzori Mountains (aka Mountains of the Moon) above Kasese.  Getting the swing parts to … Continue reading

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Playing Tether Ball without a Ball

We’ve installed a few tether ball systems in Uganda through the years.  The problem has always been tether balls.  We have been unable to find them in country, so we have had to bring them with us from the United … Continue reading

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More Playground Equipment for Uganda

During a recent trip to Uganda, my progeny and I installed and delivered quite a bit of playground equipment at isolated and poorer locales throughout the country. We installed swing sets at 7 locations:  1 at a school adjacent to … Continue reading

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