Over the last few years, we have installed swing sets and other playground equipment in various locales around Uganda, including: Kampala, Lira, Gulu, Arua, islands of Lake Victoria, Masaka, Kasese (Rwenzori mountain villages), and Kabale. For the most part, they are installed at primary schools and orphanages in isolated, and frequently beautiful, locations. Playground equipment turns out to be wildly popular with younger children, and frequently with older children […]
Description of the Problem Linda Roberts, a retired nurse practitioner, and team members taught health seminars/workshops in which they involved women in discussions of health and reproductive issues. Richard and Linda also conducted health seminars for men. Solution
Descripion of Need Access to children’s reading material is very limited in many parts of rural Uganda. Solution Anna Guadarrama, Bill Grenney and the team delivered children’s reading books and school supplies. Over 300 donated books were distributed at four primary school and orphanage sites. Team members also delivered educational supplies including pencils, crayons, and drawing templates.