Wings of Support

Wings of Support is a non-profit organization and private initiative by employees of KLM Royal Dutch Airline, the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. The charity aims to provide education, shelter and medical care to children, by supporting local initiatives all around the world.

Jouke van der Meer / Wings of Support

The photo shows life skills training for children at primary schools around Cape Town, in South Africa, supported by Wings of Support. Life skills training promotes mutual respect and eliminates bullying.

The foundation has about 50 pilots and cabin crew members who visit the projects in their own time, while they’re working in the destinations, and they get really well connected to the projects. It has about 70 projects per year and almost spends €700,000 annually.