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 and develop through play

Play in the UK

Play in the UK

Take on one of our EPIC fundraising challenges in 2021!

By taking on a fundraising challenge for us, you are supporting a grassroots organisation with a mission to enrich disadvantaged children’s lives through the amazing power of play.

Our COVID-flexible challenges are the perfect way to push yourself this year, and with 8 UK challenges to choose from – there truly is something for everybody!

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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…

Read Peter’s story
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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