Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a leading Ugandan communication for development non-government organization that was registered in 1997 and operates nationally in Uganda. STF uses a multi-modal approach (radio, print, social media, interpersonal communication, and youth-friendly services) in the delivery of its programs and services.
In the past 30 years of its existence,STF has grown considerably into an advocacy and health communication organization, serving various categories of young people. To date, STF has designed programs to respond to specific populations needs for health and development. Current STF programs focus on sexual and reproductive health, education, gender, prevention of violence against women and girls, climate change, agriculture, youth livelihoods, and youth-friendly service delivery. STF has also grown its focus on education through the support and management of bursary programs targeting bright but disadvantageous young people in hard-to-reach communities.
STF has had direct contact with over 14,450 primary schools.and 3,000 secondary schools, thriving relationships with over 2,000 civil society organizations
reaching over 10,000,000 young people annually. STF distributes it's materials to over 1,000 Schools, 1870 Health Centers, 1040 Churches and Mosques, 500 CBOs and NGOs
STF has physical locations in Kampala (Central) and has regional offices located in Moroto, (Northeast), Kitgum and Gulu (Northern) where it has ongoing programs and operations.
Fulfilling our dream
Improving The Sexual And Reproductive Health And Well-being Of Young People Through Advocacy, Evidence-driven Communication Initiatives, And The Provision Of Youth-friendly Services.01
Straight Talk Foundation Envisions A World In Which Young People Have Access To Sexual And Reproductive Health Services And Rights And Live Healthy And Productive Lives.02
Our Goal Is To Develop Innovative Communication Approaches That Shall Address The Reproductive Health And Development Needs Of The Young People In Uganda.03
We value the synergy brought by team work. We seek to broaden our collaborations across sectors as a means of increasing efficacy of our work and services.
STF Values high quality standards in the work that it does. We ensure that our work embeds creativity and innovation.
We seek to understand young people's challenges and commit to the development of sustainable solutions to ensure that they enjoy the fullness of life.
STF work is aligned with its beliefs in accountability, transparency and honesty.
STF is adaptable to the changing environment of young people in Uganda.