East African Playgrounds

East African Playgrounds

Charity information

East African Playgrounds

East African Playgrounds trains young adults to become highly skilled playground builders, we then build high quality, safe and fun playgrounds for children across Uganda, soon to include Kenya.

Founded 2009

  • Mission statement

    East African Playgrounds aims to enhance the lives of children across Uganda by developing children’s learning opportunities and environments whilst providing valuable employment.
    - To allow children free access to a safe place to play and develop
    - To allow children a space to develop their creative and inter-personal skills
    - To give young men and women the skills to have a prosperous future

    The charities objectives are to train young men and women in Uganda to become professional builders and welders; to then use their new skills to build high quality playgrounds across Uganda. These playgrounds enable the children to make the most of their childhood by developing their social, mental and physical selves through play. The charity provides arts and play programs at child care provisions to emphasise the importance of play and help the children develop.

  • Aims

    East African Playgrounds aims to:

    • To Build amazing, safe, fun child centered playgrounds across East Africa
    • To train young adults to become highly skilled playground builders across East Africa and to give them a secure future within our teams
  • Overview

    Established: April 2009

    Registered Charity Number: 1129244

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 250

    Phone number: +256781678932

    Address: Unit 4 Fernleigh Business Park Blaby Road LE19 4AQ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website