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Give Us Wings welcomes Peter Carlson as next Executive Director!

March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022   Give Us Wings is pleased to share that the Board of Directors has unanimously voted to appoint Peter Carlson as the next executive director. Peter will assume this important role on May 16, 2022, succeeding current Executive Director, Therese Anderson who announced her retirement in November 2021. Peter’s background as a…

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Quarterly Newsletter: Winter 2021 Edition

December 18, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of our quarterly newsletter! Important updates about COVID-19 cases in Uganda, updates from St. John’s Kayoro Health Center, Family to Family, as well as upcoming events in the Twin Cities. WINTER 2021   PAST ISSUES

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Executive Director Therese Anderson to retire in May 2022. Board begins search for successor.

December 10, 2021

The Executive Director position has now been posted. You can view it here. About Us –> Careers.   Saint Paul, MN, November 8, 2021– Give Us Wings International (GUWI), a nonprofit partnering with people living in extreme poverty in Uganda, announced today that it will be commencing a search for a successor to the organization’s…

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Executive Director Job Application

December 9, 2021

VIEW JOB POSTING Download PDF of Job Description Give Us Wings International has a commitment to provide and maintain a workplace that is free from known hazards and is committed to the health and safety of our employees and supporters. As such, we are developing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health of…

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Gifts of Joy 2021 : The Beekeepers Edition!

November 4, 2021

“We are the Kirinya Beemasters. We are farmers who are working together and we request your support. We are lacking bee suits and other equipment like modern beehives.” – Atieno Grace, Chairperson of Kirinya Beemasters Cooperative GIFTS OF JOY CATALOG Our Gifts of Joy Catalog offers many ways to honor the special people in your…

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Quarterly Newsletter: Summer 2021 Edition

June 18, 2021

SUMMER 2021 Welcome to the latest edition of our quarterly newsletter! Important updates about COVID-19 cases in Uganda, updates from St. John’s Kayoro Health Center, Family to Family, as well as upcoming events in the Twin Cities. PAST ISSUES

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Board of Directors Opening

June 4, 2021

Give Us Wings International Board of Directors Opening We are seeking 2-3 new board members at this time. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2021 APPLICATION FORM Organizational Summary: GUWI programs focus on: HEALTH CARE – We offer accessible, high quality health care to over 18,000 people annually through our clinic in Kayoro, Uganda. EDUCATION…

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Quarterly Newsletter: Spring 2021 Edition

March 25, 2021

Spring 2021 Edition

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Standing in Solidarity against Asian Hate: Official Statement from Give Us Wings

March 21, 2021
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Year End Letter from our Executive Director

December 17, 2020

December 2020 Dear Friend, I don’t need to tell you that 2020 has been a difficult year. However, thanks to your support, Give Us Wings had the resources to help our partners in Uganda weather the pandemic-related challenges! The events of 2020 forced Give Us Wings to pivot from our planned programs to developing new…

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Important Leadership Announcement

April 24, 2020

  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 Wings, and we wish her…

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Quarterly Newsletter: Spring 2020- COVID-19 Special Edition

April 13, 2020

  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. WELCOME to the latest edition…

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Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2019 Edition

December 18, 2019

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 more work to be done!…

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Gifts of Joy!

November 24, 2019

Give a Gift of Joy in honor of someone and help change and save lives in Uganda. After you make your donation toward  Education, Health Care, and Economic Development, Give Us Wings will send a card to the recipient (or to you) telling them of the life-changing gifts that you have given in their name. If…

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Quarterly Newsletter – Fall 2019 Edition

September 23, 2019

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 more work to be done!…

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