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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

Live Jazz from Batume & Co.

We are so fortunate to have these three talented jazz musicians perform for us at our Founders Event on Thursday, October 26th. Click on the images below to learn more about Tom Lewis on Bass, Batume on Drums, and John Penny on Guitar.               … 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

New Video~ From our 18th Annual Celebration in March

Check out the new Give Us Wings video   that we showed at our 18th Annual Celebration in March in Minneapolis, featuring exciting updates especially as they pertain to the Family to Family sponsorship program! Take a few moments right now to learn about the families in Kenya and Uganda who are moving … Read More

Annual Founders’ Event

Annual Founders’ Event! Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00pm Securian Club at CHS Field, Saint Paul, MN Scroll to bottom of this page to make your online reservation by Oct. 21. To show our sincere appreciation to you, our devoted supporters and donors, and to help ensure that Give Us Wings moves … 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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