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

5 Ways to Fundraise Virtually

Don’t let COVID-19 get in the way of your fundraising! We have 5 fun, virtual fundraisers to keep you on track! Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: Back for More

"With EAP, you don’t just volunteer abroad to become a 'hero', you actually make a huge difference to the lives of hundreds of children." Read about Lucy's volunteer experience and find out why she's heading back to Uganda with East African Playgrounds again for more! Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: Sparking Ambitions

Find out about about how Frankie's amazing experience with East African Playgrounds helped shape her future Read more

5 Incredible Benefits of Volunteering!

Have a read of what our Partnerships and Fundraising Manager, Jack, has to say about volunteering, and how it can help you and your career prospects. Read more

How EAP Changed my Mind on Voluntourism

When I first heard about the Gorilla Trek offered by EAP, to be honest, I was a bit sceptical. Having studied voluntourism during my politics and international relations degree and having chosen to write coursework on the subject, slating tourism that can be categorised as voluntourism or poverty-tourism – for me to join this trip seemed hypocritical to say the least. Read more

Launch of the Alumni Club

We have so many wonderful alumni who have volunteered with us in Uganda over the years, so to say thank you we wanted to give you something back. To celebrate our upcoming 10th anniversary, today’s the day we launch our alumni club! Read more

My Intern Experience

Find out more about what being a summer intern with East African Playgrounds meant to Ilaria. 'Ever since first volunteering with East African Playgrounds, I had my heart set on doing the summer internship. Once I got accepted it had made my year and there was nothing else I’d ever been more excited about.' Email [email protected] for an application form Read more