Welcome to Play Action International, formerly East African Playgrounds in the UK. Read about our rebrand.

Enriching lives through play

At Play Action International our mission is to create opportunities for disadvantaged children to learn, develop and heal through play



The volunteer experience like no other

Discover, learn and develop in the the beautiful country of Uganda whilst your create a legacy for thousands of children to benefit from through building a playground for a school. As an ethical, affordable trip, it is the perfect opportunity to have the summer of a lifetime.

Your next adventure starts here!

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“No longer afraid”

When Peter arrived at his new home, a refugee settlement in Uganda, with over 200,000 others, he was afraid and traumatised. His Social Worker, Isaac, told us his story…

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Our work

Our work

We work with communities to enable them to realise the far-reaching benefits of play for children

We create and implement innovative and exciting playgrounds, play based educational materials and training programmes for disadvantaged communities across the world.

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