Straight Talk Foundation is a Ugandan civil society organisation (CSO) that reaches
young people and adults through multiple channels to help them tell their own stories
and "re-script" their lives.
Founded as an NGO in 1997, Straight Talk Foundation (STF) grew out of the teen newspaper
Straight Talk, which commenced publishing in 1993.
Today STF produces five newspapers,
radio shows in 17 languages, runs four youth centres and conducts a large
range of outreach work.
An organisation passionately devoted to African mother tongue languages, we are
proud to be a voice for adolescents and adults, carrying out comprehensive sex education
through the media.
We build our staff's capacity through training, mentoring and
the opportunity for meaningful work within communities.
STF is a key supplier of literacy materials countrywide and the main source of Behaviour
Change Communication (BCC) materials for adolescents. In addition, we are a resource
for ministries, CSOs and other agencies who wish to use communication for social and