Our Story

Since its inception in 1986, FLEP has implemented a number of donor funded projects and indeed many achievements have been registered. The interventions have included but not limited to; reproductive health and rights, TB and HIV&AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, OVC, advocacy and curative services to children, young people and adults in the 10 districts of East Central Uganda. Currently, FLEP is implementing five projects targeting young people 10-24years; by providing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights services through the Get up Speak out (GUSO), Porticus and SRHR Umbrella projects. These programs work towards a society free of poverty in which all women and men, girls and boys, and marginalized groups have the same rights irrespective of their ethnic, cultural and religious background, age and gender. They aim to improve knowledge on SRH through awareness rising and Sexuality Education (SE) as well as increasing the accessibility and quality of SRH services. FLEP as well is implementing a USAID PATH Advocacy for Better Health (ABH) project; which aims at improving the quality, availability and accessibility of health and other social services so as to increase citizen’s voice for quality service delivery. With support from Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) FLEP implements a program by applying a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to provision of maternal and child health services to women, youth and adolescents in Eastern Central Uganda. FLEP has previously implemented a series of successful projects which include: With funding support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FLEP implemented two integrated HIV/Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) projects through Link Up and Access Services& Knowledge projects for young people aged 10-24 (2013 – 2015) in 6 of the 10 East Central Uganda districts. STAR-EC program (2009 – 2014), this project contributed to TB and HIV&AIDS prevention efforts in 5 of the 10 East Central Uganda districts. Over 120,000 most-at-risk populations (MARPs) including fisher folk at fish-landing sites and Mayuge district Islands, sex workers, long distance truck drivers, boda boda (, among others were counseled, tested and received HIV results. FLEP as an implementing partner for USAID/MSH on the STRIDES for Family Health Project (2011 – 2013), over 43,000 couple years of protection (CYP) were generated, with over 1,600 individuals receiving permanent family planning services in 4 of the 10 East Central Uganda districts. Between 2009 to 2012, FLEP implemented Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC) Project; with the funding from USAID through Civil Society Fund. The previous and current projects complement to the routine service delivery efforts at the 52 FLEP health centres.


Family Life Education Program (FLEP) is a private not-for-profit non-governmental organization founded in May 1986 under the auspices and patronage of the Church of Uganda Busoga Diocese. FLEP aims at increasing access to, coverage of, and utilization of quality and comprehensive reproductive health, TB and HIV&AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, and curative services to children, young people and adults in the 10 districts of East Central Uganda..

Core Values

  • Inclusiveness: To serve all people regardless of sex, age and creed.
  • Distinctness: To remain rooted in the church's ministry structure, but to offer its services as a distinct entity.
  • Community participation: To work with, not for, the people, animating their talents, resources and energies in their own development.
  • Community management: To give the people themselves the opportunity and responsibility to the direction and management of the self-help initiatives.


FLEP strives to be the preferred partner for community initiative in health


FLEP mission is to provide quality promotive, preventive and curative health services through partnership with communities and organizations while embracing the teachings of Christ