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

There are no trips scheduled at this time. Please check back for information on future trips.


Volunteers who go on Give Us Wings volunteer trips  need to complete these 4 documents and make the corresponding payments by the dates indicated:

  1.  Give Us Wings Trip Agreement — Due 3 months prior
  2.  Trip Application (Part 1) & $500 Deposit – Due 3 months prior
  3.  Trip Application (Part 2) & $1,000- Due 2 months prior
  4. Trip Application (Part 3) & $1,000 – Due 1 month prior

PLEASE download all four documents.

 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. There is a maximum of 12 people allowed for each trip.





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 19 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.




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

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