Fundraisers Conquer Quest During Lockdown

As the British public ask the question when will charity shops be open? Fantastic fundraisers conquer East African Playgrounds Quest to Bidibidi during lock-down and raise over £2,000. Read more

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

Playwork Awards Winner - Carla Powell

Carla Powell, Managing Director and Co-Founder of East African Playgrounds wins Playwork Awards Paul Bonel Special Mention Award for her contribution to the play sector. Read more

Supporting the Most Incredible Playground - Our Planet

Today, more than ever, there is an urgent need for all organisations to work in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner to ensure we can protect the most incredible playground imaginable… planet Earth itself! Read more

Handing over the reigns

After 10 incredible years, Tom is handing over the reins and moving off onto a new adventure, saying a fond farewell to all our fabulous supporters, beneficiaries and staff. But, who is going to fill those rather large and fun shoes of Tom’s …? Read more

LoyalFree EAP partnership

LoyalFree and East African Playgrounds have joined forces to give children their childhoods back through play. Providing opportunities to engage their customers with the cause, volunteering at events and shouting about our work, we’re proud to be working with them over the next year. Read more

Importance of the early years

Did you know that the early years of a child’s life is the most vital for future success? Read more


The lovely people at BIG GIVE are matching any donation made between midday 28th November to midday 5th December. Meaning your donation will have DOUBLE the impact. Can you imagine the joy you will be giving by buying a herd of toy animals for a playground in Uganda for one of your animal crazy friends? Read more

"I'm in the field"

This is a commonly used phase within the charity sector. A phrase that my playful mind has always found very funny. Because every time I hear that phrase I think of all the charity workers in the world squashed into one little field. And I think ‘What a well researched field that must be!’ Read more