Holiday Campaign a Success!

You Did It! Holiday Campaign a Success! With your support Playground Builders matched and exceeded our goal of Holiday giving! People from across Canada and the USA donated to bring smiles and childhoods to thousands of children in some of the worst areas in our world. Corporate donors include Disney, Haney Builders, Peekaboo Beans, Love...
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Afghanistan has a population of approximately 33 million of which 41% are under the age of 14. The average age in Afghanistan is 18, and life expectancy is only 51. The literacy rate for adults in Afghanistan is less than 40% – only 24% of women over 15 can read or write.

Play is so integral to childhood that a child who does not have the opportunities to play is cut off from a major portion of childhood

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The 145th Playground Opens!

Playground Builders is proud to announce the opening of its 145th project. The playground has been built at a school for 4000 boys and girls. Children need to play, and often in conflict regions, this fundamental right falls away.  Why do children need to play? Play allows children to use their creativity while developing their...
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A Girls School Receives A New Playground!

A Girls School for 8600 Students Receives A New Playground! This incredible project has just finished and we are ecstatic to see the children playing!   How does one school manage the education for 8600 students? The girls come to school in three shifts, morning, noon and afternoon.  There is a director, managerial staff and 200...
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2 New Playgrounds Open

2 New Playgrounds Open at Neighbouring Boys and Girls Schools! A boys school for 1,400 students and a girls school for 2,300 girls each now have safe playing spaces.  Playground Builders is proud to complete their 142 and 143rd projects at these schools.  These schools have students who are suffering from extreme stress and showing...
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2013 Holiday Update

2013 Holiday Update – Matching All Donations up to $50,000! Happy Holidays From Playground Builders! Playground Builders wishes our friends and supporters all the wonder and magic the holiday season can bring. And, for Playground Builders, the magic has already begun!  Anonymous donors pledged to match all donations made from now until Dec 31st, 2013,...
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Playground Builders Reaches 2013 Goals!

Since our inception in 2007 Playground Builders has completed approximately 20 playgrounds, each year.  We finish this year having completed a total of 36 playgrounds!  In addition to hitting our goal of building over 30 playgrounds we also reviewed, repaired and renewed each existing PGB playground ensuring each is ready for play. Our teams were...
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Playground Builders Intro by Keith Reynolds

Keith Reynolds founded Playground Builders in 2007 after funding the construction of playgrounds in The Palestinian Territories… It was very apparent to Keith that children in many of these areas did not have safe places to play and as a result lacked the opportunity to interact and socialize with other children.