Extreme poverty has met its match. At Wando International we’re battling extreme poverty through three core initiatives. Each one is designed to help lift the Jinja, Uganda, community we serve out of poverty and change family trees, so future generations have more opportunities and a better quality of life than the last.

Child Advocacy

Completely free, child advocacy allows you to become a pen pal with a child in Uganda and exchange emails through our unique child advocacy portal. This is a great opportunity to bless a child with words of encouragement, learn about their lives and cover them in prayers. Your advocacy sends a strong message to your child: that they’re important and cared for.

Become a Child Advocate

Child Sponsorship

War and disease have left over a million children without families. For $30 a month your sponsorship ensures a child gets healthy meals, an education, healthcare and a clean, safe home. You also have the opportunity to become a pen pal with your child and write them encouraging letters.

Sponsor a Child

Women ‘s Business Sponsorship

Sponsor a woman and help change her family tree. As you partner with a woman business owner, you help her hone her vocational skills, earn an income to support her children, provide a home and fund her children’s education. While many women are forced to surrender their children to orphanages who provide an education, your sponsorship helps a woman keep and support her children.

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What People Are Saying About Us…

“I have so many incredible stories of amazing things God has done on our trips. I could write books. Our Ugandan family, The students, the mommas, the babies, the teachers…they have my heart.”

– Chandra Alisa

“Wando does a great job of making everyone they work with feel like family. After seeing the way the organization works with the people we serve, the heart for the people they serve is evident.”

– David Talley

In my four trips to Uganda, I have be able to see many Wando’s plans come to fruition – and I am sure there are more to come! Their love for the students and their families always inspires me.”

-Jan Aldrich

“I went on a trip with Wando to Uganda in 2014. I believe God sent me there for my precious Amina. I fell in love with that little girl the first time she ran up to me and held my hand. It is amazing to see the transformation. She looks so good and seems so happy now! I am looking forward to the next time I can go.”
-Reina Rios

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