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.

who we are


Background
The support group meeting began as a result of the increasing stigma that was going on in the community and the members who were infectected with HIV/Aids. Most people in the community did not want to be associated with people living with HIV/AIDS,thus there were a need to start a support group meeting were women who are infected and affected with HIV/AIDS come together to share ideas.

Purpose/objectives
1. One of the main objectives of the support group meeting was to reduce on the stigma that people had on the women who are living with HIV/AIDS through sensitisation and creating awareness about the virus and how its spread.
2. Sharing of ideas among the women who are infected and affected with the virus,to create mutual friendship among them selves. To give the women educational talks on various topics eg prevention of mother to child transmission(PMTCT),nutritional talks,personal hygiene,drama to mention but afew.