Play gives children their childhoods

How you can help

UK Aid Match

Supporting refugee children to heal from trauma Donations made before 1 June will be doubled by the UK government.


Author: Carla Gill

Find a fundraiser

Support our play hero’s by donating to their fundraising page and help give children their childhood through play.



Our partners

With such a focused specialty, play and playgrounds, East African Playgrounds are the perfect partnership organisation.



What we've achieved


Playgrounds installed

Smiling man in EAP top

Ugandan staff trained


Children impacted


Centres received our Play Programme

Latest Blog Posts

  • Changing the World by Championing Young Leaders

    East African Playgrounds receives support from The Queens Commonwealth Trust who champion, fund and connect young leaders working to change the world. Read more

  • Uganda 2020 trips postponed to 2021

    This week has been a truly difficult week as we called around all of our wonderful participant to inform them that their dream of coming to Uganda this summer was not possible due to Covid-19. We want to thank all of you for taking the information with such grace and understanding. Read more

Latest Events

  • Uganda Volunteer Project

    Uganda Volunteer Project is all about experiencing a new culture whilst giving children their childhoods through play. Weekdays volunteering at a school building a playground and weekends exploring the amazing activities on offer in Uganda. What's not to love! Apply now! Don't miss out on your place. Read more

  • Gorilla Trek registration

    The Gorilla Trek is the ultimate African adventure allowing you to explore, discover and develop the incredible country of Uganda. As an ethical, affordable trip, it’s what you need to have the summer of a lifetime. Sign up now, don't miss out on your place Read more