Charity is a civil society organization which formed in 2005 in Mwanza region Tanzania. The organization was registered as per the Non-Governmental Organization Act No. 24 of 2002 vide registration number 0699 of 9th March 2006.
The idea of forming Charity came due to the concern of lack of the own spirit of individuals and communities within the Lake Victoria Basin of managing the environment and escalating poverty. Formation of Charity was to create the organization that would promote meaningful participation of communities in environmental conservation management in the Lake Victoria Basin and building capacities to the communities to enable them address poverty and livelihoods challenges. Charity was therefore formed to address escalating problems within the LVB which are environmental conservation, Health, gender, Poverty, marginalized and vulnerable groups among others.
The organization empowers communities on initiating income generating activities for reducing poverty and building confidence and skills to communities on environmental conservation management practices.The organization Mission is contributing towards the sustainable and clean environment within the Lake Victoria basin through involvement and participation of communities while the Vision of organization is “to have safe and clean environment to realize healthy and prosperous communities``The main objective is to promote meaningful environmental management and socio-economic development through community empowerment and participation.
Women and gender equality
Social Services/Child Protection