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

Important Leadership Announcement

  Our Africa Program Director, Sarah Muzaki, will be stepping down from her position effective April 30. Sarah has been integral to the success of Give Us Wings Uganda (GUWU) and she will be sorely missed. We thank Sarah for her many contributions during her six years with Give Us … Read More

Quarterly Newsletter: Spring 2020- COVID-19 Special Edition

  We know many of you have questions and concerns about our staff and community members in Uganda during this very difficult time.  So, in our Spring Newsletter we will strive to share as much as we know about how COVID 19 is affecting the people in Tororo and Kayoro, Uganda. … Read More

21st Annual Celebration POSTPONED until SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

GIVE US WINGS 21ST ANNUAL CELEBRATION IMPORTANT UPDATE: The 21st Annual Celebration has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the same location. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Therese Anderson, Executive Director at (651) 789-5607. You may also email her at UPDATED MARCH … Read More

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

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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