Our Journey

BarefootLaw provides the public with free legal information and assistance using innovative approaches. We use technology in addition to the traditional methods to offer free legal information and assistance. In serving the public, Barefoot Law has embraced innovative approaches.

Humble Beginnings

As a student, Gerald Abila started BarefootLaw, mainly to share what he was learning in class with his followers on SMS and Facebook.
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Incorporation

A team of like-minded individuals came together, contributing time, skills, knowledge and finances leading to the organisation’s Incorporation.
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First Award

BarefootLaw emerged the winner of the Social Media Awards.
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Footprint 2014

BarefootLaw won multiple awards during this year, which greatly contributed to growth.
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Footprint 2015

By the end of 2015, the team had not only grown in numbers but had also grown in terms of service. This hard work did not go unnoticed and while there were more awards, at the end of 2015, BarefootLaw had birthed a new project.
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Women Property Rights Initiative

Using innovative methods, we equip women with information regarding their rights to property. We partner with GIZ Uganda to reach the vulnerable women in the rural areas.
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mSME Garage

We use innovative approaches and provide micro, small and medium enterprises with free legal, tax and accounting information.
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