Volunteer In Africa

  January 2016 Give Us Wings

Volunteer Trip in Kenya & Uganda!

 

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

 

Here is an example of an Give Us Wings volunteer trip Itinerary

 

This is from the January 2015 Trip.

 2015 Give Us Wings Africa Trip Itinerary

 

Plans are still in the works, but in general, to go on a Give Us Wings volunteer trip you will need to  complete and return the following 4 documents and you’ll be on your way! Please note: Application process will likely close in September 2015.

 

Here are the documents and timeframe from the last trip.

 

 

  • Visiting with a mother and her young children.

    Visiting with a mother and her young children.

  • A volunteer poses with some of the community health workers she helped to train.

    A volunteer poses with some of the community health workers she helped to train.

  • A volunteer taking a break with some village children.

    A volunteer taking a break with some village children.

  • A group of volunteer and villagers standing in front of their construction project.

    A group of volunteer and villagers standing in front of their construction project.

  • The Give Us Wings volunteers who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to support our work in Kenya and Uganda.

    The Give Us Wings volunteers who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to support our work in Kenya and Uganda.

The Give Us Wings Discovery Trips are service trips, with an emphasis on creating awareness about poverty and development in rural communities in Kenya and Uganda.

  • 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 a decade.
  • We can also arrange for you to spend time with a family and experience for yourself, daily life in rural Kenya and Uganda.
  • Additionally, you can take part in a variety of hands-on projects, such as  working at a Give Us Wings’ Health Clinics in Kenya or Uganda, tutoring students, building homes, assisting in community organization, and agricultural work.

You will be inspired by the loving, hard-working people you meet in Africa.  And you will have opportunities to use your personal skills, talents, and enthusiasm to assist our partners improve their lives.  Give Us Wings Discovery Trips are truly life-changing.

Volunteer travelers are responsible for the cost of their trip and airfare.

 

*Each trip participant must complete and return the 4 documents with payment where noted to Give Us Wings by the specific deadlines.

 Each trip needs at least ten travelers in order to occur.  For more information contact director@giveuswings.org or call 651-789-5607.