In Uganda since 1957.
In Uganda, only 30% of married women (15-49 years of age) use an effective method of contraception. The average woman gives birth to 5.8 children in her lifetime. We work to ensure all Ugandans have the right to make free and informed choices about their bodies and futures.
For over 50 years, our commitment to the people of Uganda has never wavered. As a 20-year civil war raged, and all other US-based sexual and reproductive health organizations withdrew their assistance, Pathfinder remained. Today, we continue to defend the health and rights of Uganda’s most underserved people, so they can choose their own path forward.