SAF-Teso, an indigenous Ugandan non-profit Organization with the UNCCD accreditation and ECOSOC status from The United Nations, founded in 2009 and is dedicated to improving the human rights, social, economic and health of Ugandans. The organization is also in special relationship with WHO for Public Health programs (Polio Eradication, Water and Sanitation Awareness, HIV/TB/Malaria/COVID-19). SAF-TESO projects mainly addresses five main issues in the rural communities namely (i)Substance Use Prevention (ii)HIV/TB/, Malaria, Polio & COVID-19, (iii)Poverty, (iv) Climate Change Crisis and (v) Human rights injustices in rural women (domestic and gender-based violence).

SAF-TESO is recognized nationally and internationally and is accredited and collaborating with other organization like Soroti Rotary Club and Soroti Lions Club for Polio ,TB/HIV, Malaria Awareness,Campaings for Eradication, World Federation against Drugs (WFAD) for Drug Prevention, World Forum Foundation for Children’s Rights, Global Fund Advocates Network(GFAN) for TB/HIV/Malaria Programs, MACIS for Malaria ICCM Programs, Uganda Stop TB Partnership, TASO, Global Network of Sex Work Projects(NSWP) for promoting Health and Human rights, Anike Foundation for Education and Empowerment Programs, National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U) and United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) for the Human Rights Defending ,NERDS RULE INC ACADEMY in USA for Fellowship and Community Development Programs, the AHF Fund based in USA for COVID-19 Emergency Programs and HIV/AIDS programs and AIDONIC for Sustainable Agriculture Livelihoods and Nutrition programs . All SAF-TESO programs and projects are based in the Teso and Karamoja Sub-Regions.

Our theory of Change/Motto or Belief is “Empowerment through Sustainable Community Led Interventions in the Teso and Karamoja Sub-Regions. “Leaving no one behind with Information and using creative Art through Music and Digital/Internet Education for sustainable positive social change.” “Empowerment is the Big Generator in Wealth Creation to achieve performance and Community Success-”

SAF-TESO as expertise in promoting Health and Rights, Human Rights, Social Justice and Governance, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice, Livelihoods and Economic Development programs.

The organization is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN for Social, Economic and Health Programs targeting the most vulnerable Women, Children, Youth, and Minority groups because of the many challenging issues surrounding their growth and development, especially when women, youth, and children continue to face violence and abuse in their daily lives.

SAF-TESO is working and collaborating with the Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and all Human Rights Based Organizations. SAF-Teso also collaborates and partners with local, national regional based organizations for the promotion of Public Health, Education, Sustainable Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Nutrition, Food Security & Income Generating Activities, Environmental Conservation Management, Human Rights and Social Justice and International Volunteer Placement and Cooperation programs in the Teso sub-region.

SAF-TESO focus is to create a sustainable change through Educating, Informing and Empowering the Communities. Our programs are rooted in advocacy for human rights, gender equality and governance, accountability and policy for sustainable change. We demand and fight for Eradication of Polio in children, Minority rights, women’s rights, youth and children’s rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Civil, social, economic and political rights of the indigenous people/groups. Our strategic actions are directed in creating sustainable positive change in kids, teens, women and girls 16-35 years of age. SAF-TESO is working towards mitigating women and girls trafficking in the Teso and Karamoja Sub-regions and collaborating with different partners in ending drug abuse in teenage children (10-14) and adolescent youth (15-22) years of age, and collectively we fight against injustices like rape, domestic and gender-based violence especially in women, children and older persons.

Aims and Objectives

To empower households and communities to improve issues of Domestic Violence and Inequalities.

To promote biodiversity conservation practices through participatory and Sustainable Management of natural resources in the Teso Sub-Region.

To increase access to education, health care, decent work and sustainable living through income generating projects for everyone with a need.

To reduce number of teenage children (10-14) and adolecent youth (15-18) years of age and women getting in to drug abuse and commercial sex in the Teso Sub-Region

To empower households and communities to improve issues of Domestic Violence and Inequalities.

To mobilize the Public and raise awareness to Educate the communities to Eradicate Polio, HIV, TB, Malaria and all forms of human trafficking in Uganda

Our Christian faith plays an important part in our work. We believe our strength in God helps us in implementing our key programs with our limited financial resources.


Amuge Grace


Apio haron

Program Officer
Health and HTTS focal point

Micheal Anguria

Chief Executive Officer

Pedun Margret

Programme Cordinator

Omwola Jacob

Advocacy officer

Auma Jane

Project Officer Nutrition

Annual reports

2016-2017 Report

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Annual Report 2016-2017
Annual Report 2018

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Annual Report 2018
Covid 19 project report

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covid 19 project report
Annual Report 2020

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Annual Report 2020


The Diversity Of Our Work

  • All
  • Covid Relief
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Public Health

Our Partners

• Soroti Rotary Club

•Lions Club Soroti


• Communications For Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

• Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


• TASO Soroti

• Anike Foundation

• Global Network of Sex Work Projects(NSWP)


• Interet Chapter Uganda

• World Federation against drugs

• AHF Fund


• OJ Foundation


• Teso Women Development Initiative Uganda (TEWDI)

• National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders -Uganda (NCHRD-U)


For questions please get in touch using the contact details


Plot1-7 Olio Avenue Old Mbale Road Red Cross Building P.O.Box 684, Soroti Uganda, E.Africa
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