As a law student at Kampala International University, Gerald Abila set up Barefoot Law – a tech-savvy non-profit legal service that provides support, information and guidance via mobile and social media platforms.
Barefoot Law envisions a world where every individual has access to legal information, guidance and support to empower themselves and their communities to thrive.
Gerald has a Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB) and a Diploma in Legal practice from the Law Development Center in Kampala, Uganda. He is currently pursuing a Masters’ Scholarship (LLM) specialising in Natural Resource Law.
In December 2013, Gerald was awarded the Uganda Young Achiever Award.