Millions of Ugandans find it difficult to access legal help, leaving many disputes unresolved or resolved using crude methods like mob justice.
Uganda has had a rapid uptake of tech where over 60% of the population own mobile phones, and internet connectivity has jumped three fold in 5 years.
The BarefootLaw Solution
To leverage the tech trend to offer free legal information and support in addition to traditional legal aid methods. We’ve also evolved to offer specialized legal guidance to women groups and small businesses.
Women Property Rights
Educating rural communities on women’s property rights. An initiative in partnership with GIZ Uganda. To promote women’s empowerment through providing them with the basic information on their human and property rights and the legal remedies available
We provide information relating to events and decisions being made at the international level which affect Uganda’s people directly or indirectly as our way of bridging the gap between the people and the international-level governance.
The mSME Garage offers Free Legal, Tax, Information and support to Small Businesses. A membership service for individual, micro and small businesses in all sectors.
Responses from Barefoot Law have been very helpful. I have been able to also get updates on developments in the legal world, the kind of information that’s vital for a lawyer in the making.
Bare foot lawyers have created a model of work that is worth replicating across all professions in Uganda and world over. There is a lot of inert pool of knowledge and information that is wasted because people do not know how to disseminate it and put it to proper use. Now we have a model, thanks to Barefoot lawyers.