Who we are

Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is a non- profit, non-partisan, non-religious organization that is aimed at ensuring every person has equal access to social, economic and political opportunities without discrimination on the basis of their ethnicity, social standing, religion, political opinion, or membership of a political party or organization.

We areĀ  also a legal aid service provider and a member of the Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) which enjoins all legal aid service providers to strengthen the various organizations institutionally, streamline service delivery and also monitor the quality of service delivery.


A Uganda where the rule of law is practiced and nurtured in public interest.


To be the leading catalyst for social change in the political and economic sphere through research, advocacy, public interest litigation, technology and legal aid for vulnerable groups in Uganda

Core Values

  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Integrity and
  • Teamwork

Our Team

Francis Alphonse Obonyo
Ag. Executive Director
Sylvia Nabacwa
Finance Officer
Gad A. Kisaalu
Legal Officer
Lydia Angwech
Administrative Officer
Rita Atukunda
Research Officer
Daisy Trinity Anek
Development and Law Knowledge Officer

Our Partners