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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Give to the Max Day is November 15, 2018

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 15, 2018. As you decide where to make donations on this special day of giving in Minnesota, please consider making a donation to … Read More

Gifts that really matter. Gifts of Joy!

This holiday season, give your friends and loved ones unique and thoughtful gifts. Give the gift of Education, Health Care, and  Economic Sustainability.   Give the Gifts of Joy. Donate to Give Us Wings in honor of a friend or loved one, and give families in Uganda the gift of… school supplies, uniforms … Read More

Give Us Wings Videos!

Enjoy the latest videos shown at Give Us Wings events!   This year, as we launch in our 20th year of Rebuilding Villages and Restoring Hope, we take a look back at the early days when co-founders, Mary Steiner and daughter Shawn Whelan, were establishing relationships and the foundation for … Read More


WELCOME to the Summer 2018 edition of the Give Us Wings quarterly  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 to be proud of, and … Read More

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.

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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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