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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

Education

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
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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

Give to the Max Day is November 16, 2017!

Please donate to Give Us Wings this year on Give to the Max Day! The final countdown to Give to the Max Day is on! November 16, 2017. As you decide where to make donations on this special day of giving in Minnesota, please consider making a donation to Give Us Wings.   All gifts made … Read More

New video from Give Us Wings!

Enjoy this short video that we showed at the Founders Event on October 26, 2017. To watch more videos, including videos shown at events from years past as well as short videos taken by volunteers on trips to Uganda and Kenya with Give Us Wings please visit Give Us Wings … Read More

Check out our Fall 2017 Newsletter!

WELCOME to the latest edition of the Give Us Wings quarterly e-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 more work to be done!   … Read More

19th Annual Celebration

Please save the date! You won’t want to miss our 19th Annual Celebration. Mark your calendar now for Saturday, April 21, 2018, and we’ll see you at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis for Give Us Wings’ biggest fundraiser of the year.

MISSION
Give Us Wings works together with adults and children in Kenya and Uganda to eradicate poverty. Through person-to-person support, both financial and educational, people overcome poverty and become self-sufficient.
“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.

Get Involved!

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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