How We Help

Healthcare SJKHCII immunization

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.
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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%).
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Entrepreneurship and Livelihoods Development

Our program is designed to help end poverty, improve nutrition and food security and promote sustainable agriculture. Ultimately, ELD is designed to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth for our partners.
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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

Ride for Uganda 2023

September 21, 2023

Registration deadline extended to TUESDAY, SEPT 26! Ride with us on Saturday, September 30, 2023 9:30am Elm Creek Park Reserve — Maple Grove, Minnesota REGISTER HERE by Sept 26 Join us for our second annual Ride for Uganda! Get out and enjoy Minnesota’s beautiful fall season with a bike ride that supports a great cause.…

Watch our Online Health Care Forum – Recorded Live on August 11

August 15, 2023

Thank you to everyone who tuned in on Friday for our live online forum on the topic of health in Uganda, and specifically the ways in which Give Us Wings is addressing all types of health challenges in Tororo and Kayoro. We enjoyed talking with our Program Officer for Health, Anthony Munene. With ten years…

Ways to Give

August 2, 2023

SUPPORTING GIVE US WINGS CAN MEAN MUCH MORE THAN A ONE-TIME GIFT! Give a gift of stock.  It’s quick and easy! Just call our office to get our account numbers for the transfer. We’re also happy to walk you through the process. Direct funds from your IRA or 501K.  Money goes directly to Give Us…

Quarterly Newsletter: Summer 2023 Edition

June 16, 2023

SUMMER 2023 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the latest edition of our quarterly newsletter:  Updates from Uganda, upcoming events, and more. Take a few moments to read all about how your partnership is positively impacting families living in extreme poverty in Uganda. JOIN OUR MAILING LIST PAST ISSUES


Encourage, support and partner with people living in extreme poverty in Uganda as they transform their lives 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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