Rebuilding Villages and Restoring Hope in Kenya and Uganda

Health Care

Access to a health clinic means a young mother can have her baby immunized to prevent him or her from becoming ill, and that the occurrence of malaria drops 253% in one year. This success is due to the public health initiatives by clinic staff. read more


When girls thrive, a country thrives. Women are central to the health of families and communities. Each year of primary education that a girl receives lowers the rate of infant mortality and improves her earning capacity (up to 20%). read more

Economic Sustainability

The key to success in business is training and interest-free loans. Basic training in business and record-keeping, combined with small, interest-free loans, enable men and women to develop successful businesses that support their families. read more
Read Stories of Real People We Have Impacted

Make a Difference with Family to Family Sponsorship

This unique program employs a holistic approach. Families enrolled in this program and living in deep poverty in Uganda are able to provide a stable, healthy environment for their children. The whole family has access to resources related to parenting, health care and business, and one child per family attends a private school. Together, all members of the family work to build a sustainable future.

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Latest News

Anjie Flowers Appointed as New Board Chair

  We are pleased to announce the appointment of Anjie Flowers as the new Chair of the Give Us Wings Board of Directors. I am very excited to serve as the next Board Chair of Give Us Wings International. It has been very rewarding to serve on this Board and … Read More

SAVE THE DATE! 21st Annual Celebration – April 25, 2020

SAVE THE DATE! GIVE US WINGS 21ST ANNUAL CELEBRATION! Mark your calendar and plan to join us on Saturday, April 25 in Minneapolis for our annual fundraiser featuring 3-course African-inspired dinner, silent and live auctions, video presentation and African art boutique. Emcee– Alix Kendall, Fox 9. 5:30-9:30 PM McNamara Alumni … Read More

Year-End Letter from Give Us Wings’ Executive Director

  Dear Friend, Wow! What a year for Give Us Wings. 2019 marked 20 years of rebuilding villages and restoring hope in Uganda and Kenya. We reached this milestone with the help of generous donors like you and the determined work of our partners in Africa. Thank you for believing … Read More

Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2019 Edition

WELCOME to the latest edition of the Give Us Wings quarterly  newsletter. Please take a few moments to learn about some of the important work you make possible as well as ways you can help Give Us Wings to keep moving forward. There is much to be proud of, and much … Read More

Encourage, support and partner with people living in extreme poverty in Uganda as they transform their lives and become self-sufficient through greater access to quality health care, education and economic opportunities.
“Participating in the Family to Family program turned our focus in heart, mind, and body, outward from our family to the world beyond our doors.” — Jered W.J.

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Give Us Wings works with the poorest of the poor in forgotten villages in Kenya and Uganda. We are committed to providing the resources and support to empower people to overcome poverty and to become self-sufficient. Join us! We are making a big difference in the lives of many people and there are many ways you can be involved.

"Right after I gave birth to my twins I was suffering. I had no money to pay my rent and could not even afford food. Then someone told me about Give Us Wings. They have given me so much support with business grants, loans and education. My family's life has changed."
– Judith, Hera Women’s Group, Tororo

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