Charity Women Association is a women initiative which was conceived by Aino Dorothy and formed into an Association by a group of ten Women residing within Soroti Municipality. The Association came into force late in the year 2003.
The idea was birthed as a result of persistent and increasing Poverty situations amongst the women of Soroti. Many factors were contributing to the economic decline among women. The cultural concept where women not allowed to posses, make decisions and have control over economic enterprises as well as resources, continued Civil wars, gross economic mismanagement by civil servants, persistent and increasing HIV/AIDS and AIDS prevalence rate among Women, etc.

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There was need to engage the ladies and the youth in IGAS in order to improve on their livelihood and house hold income and also teach them life skills. And under the income generating activities these include tailoring, beads project and agriculture
1. To empower the beneficiaries economically
2. To train the beneficiaries on skills through the beads project and tailoring.
3. To train the beneficiaries on modern methods of farming.

1. To promote a saving culture among the beneficiaries to facilitate development.
2. To facilitate beneficiaries acquire skills needed for development of micro-credit concepts and models required to help them initiate micro enterprises.
3. To enhance beneficiaries capacity to prevent and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS in the community.
4. To promote innovativeness and initiate a meaningful development among beneficiaries.
5. To build a culture and practice which appreciates documentation of records
6. Generate, document and disseminate evidence for better understanding of economic and social empowerment for focused advocacy and development