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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
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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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Attention Media: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Families in Africa and Twin Cities Move Forward Together: Local nonprofit celebrates its unique sponsorship program partnering families in Twin Cities with families living in poverty in Kenya and Uganda. MINNEAPOLIS, MN– On Saturday, March 25, Give Us Wings will host its 18th Annual Celebration: Families … Read More

18th Annual Celebration- March 25, 2017- Minneapolis

We’re excited for this Saturday!  If you’ve bought your tickets and would like more details–including directions, parking & evening schedule– please scroll down. DIRECTIONS & PARKING QUESTIONS? Call (651) 789-5607 or email director@giveuswings.org If you’ve bought you’re ticket, we are excited to see you this Saturday, March 25 at 5:30pm at … Read More

Check out our Winter Newsletter

Winter 2016 From Misery to Joy: Josephine’s Journey by Christine Anyango, Give Us Wings Uganda Family to Family Program Manager Anyango Josephine is one of the pupils recruited for the Family to Family Program in 2015. As revealed by immediate neighbors of her family, she suffered a lot of domestic … Read More

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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