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Year-End Letter from Give Us Wings’ Executive Director

  Dear Friend of Give Us Wings, Do you remember what you were doing 20 years ago? In 1999, Give Us Wings was just getting started! We were a small, completely volunteer-run organization working to help people in Kenya and Uganda. We began by providing packets of seeds and hoes … Read More

Check out our Winter 2018 Newsletter

WELCOME to the latest 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 much … 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

SUMMER 2018 NEWSLETTER

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

Check Out Our Spring 2018 Newsletter

WELCOME to the latest 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 much … Read More

Check out our Winter 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!  Keep … 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! click … 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

When you shop on Amazon, support Give Us Wings!

Amazon Shoppers! Did you know that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Give Us Wings whenever you shop on AmazonSmile? It’s true. And it’s easy. So the next time you are shopping on Amazon, be sure you are using AmazonSmile and supporting Give … Read More

New Give Us Wings Video

  Check out the new Give Us Wings video which was shown at our Founders’ Event in St. Paul in October, featuring exciting updates. Take a few moments right now to learn about the strong people in Kenya and Uganda who are accomplishing great things with your strong support.  To view more … Read More

Check Out our Fall Newsletter!

Fall 2016 Electricity has Arrived in Nyaoga, Kenya! This is a life-saving development for this community! With a grant from the Mary Alphonse Bradley Fund, Give Us Wings had all four buildings in the Nyaoga compound wired for electricity. Electricity in the Nyaoga Community Dispensary means that the vaccines and … Read More

Read our Summer Newsletter

Sponsored Students Give Back to Their Community In May 2016, the 63 sponsored children in the Family to Family Program and their adult leaders planned and took part in their second community involvement activity — planting fruit tree seedlings! The students planted the trees at the Prime View Education Centre Nursery … Read More

Meet the Give Us Wings Uganda Staff

Meet Sarah Muzaki — Give Us Wings Africa Program Director Meet Rogers Banyenzaki  — Building Business for Family Sustainability Coordinator Meet Anthony Munene — St. John’s Kayoro Health Centre II, Health Program Manager Edmind and Anthony at the St. John’s Kayoro Health Centre II  

Thank You for Rising Up for Families!

Thank you for Rising Up for Families! Thank You to everyone who attended the event Saturday, April 16 in Minneapolis! What an amazing group of kind and generous people. Thank you for believing in Give Us Wings and investing your time and resources in the people in Kenya and Uganda. We’re all partners … Read More

Read Our Spring 2016 Newsletter

Family to Family Sponsorship Program!   “I was very excited because my mother could not afford to pay my school fees at once. And at times when I was sent home for school fees, I would first wash plates at a restaurant for one week to get money to pay … Read More