Volunteer in Uganda

Give Us Wings Volunteer Trips are service trips with an emphasis on creating awareness about poverty and development in rural communities in Uganda. You will be inspired by the loving, hard-working people you meet, and you will have opportunities to use your personal skills, talents, and enthusiasm to assist our partners improve their lives.

“My experience was amazing! The person-to-person approach of partnering with others in our world makes a huge difference to understanding and communication.” – Mary K., 2013

Two Give Us Wings volunteer trips are being planned for 2019!

 March 14 – 24, 2019 

August 8 – 18, 2019

LEARN MORE by attending our upcoming information session:
October 2, 2018  at  6:00pm
Community Action Building
Bruce Vento Conference room
450 N. Syndicate St., Saint Paul, MN 55104



To go on a Give Us Wings volunteer trip you will need to complete the 4 documents below:

  1.  Give Us Wings Trip Agreement — Usually due about 3 months before the trip departure date.
  2.  Trip Application (Part 1) – Due at time of agreement (3 mos ahead) with deposit of $500
  3.  Trip Application (Part 2)- Due 2 months ahead with $1,000
  4. Trip Application (Part 3)- Due 1 month ahead with remaining $1,000

MARCH TRIP: download all four documents. Deadline to apply- Dec. 3, 2018

AUGUST TRIP: download all four documents. Deadline to apply- May 1, 2019

 Volunteer travelers are responsible for the cost of their trip ($2,500) and airfare.

Give Us Wings volunteer trips must have a minimum of 6 people signed up by the deadline noted above.



You will meet with community-based groups to talk about the effects of poverty and you will discuss ways to alleviate poverty.

You will have opportunities to talk one-to-one with men, women, and children with whom we have worked for over 18 years.

We can also arrange for you to spend time with a family and experience for yourself, daily life in rural Uganda.

Additionally, you can take part in a variety of hands-on projects, such as working at a Give Us Wings’ Health Clinic in Uganda, tutoring students, assisting in community organization, and agricultural work.

Give Us Wings Volunteer Trips are truly life-changing.

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For more information contact director@giveuswings.org or call 651-789-5607.

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