Julie Dumont, studying at the University of Cardiff, plans to give the money she raises to East African Playgrounds - a charity founded in 2009 aimed at building safe playgrounds in countries such as Uganda and Kenya.
The 26-year-old started performing the handstands on February 1 and aims to finish on January 31, 2013.
Dumont told Wales Online: "There are lots of charities for clothing, shelter, education and food but not many organisations think about disadvantaged children having fun and doing what children should be doing."
She has set up a donations page on Just Giving, hoping to raise £6,000 ($9,500) which is the cost of one playground.
"People have been really intrigued by what I'm doing but I also hope they will help me to raise this money," Dumont added.
Photos of all of her handstands are being posted on Facebook.
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