Access to Business capital through revolving fund for MVC families in Usagara

Rwehabura, Sylvia (2015) Access to Business capital through revolving fund for MVC families in Usagara. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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This study was conducted in Usagara village in Misungwi District, Mwanza Region. It aimed at assisting the most vulnerable children families to access business capital through Revolving Fund in addressing their income poverty. The problem of Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) families in Tanzania is not new. It has been in existence since independence. In response to the rapid increase number of the MVC, the government through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Ministry of Education Vocation Training (MOEVT) and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have been implementing different measures including provision of moral and material support like food and school materials, establishment of children care centers and formulation of different policies for children rights protection aiming to solve the problem. During Community Need Assessment (CAN) methods selection, the researcher considered the situation and conditions of respondents, time available, quickest way to obtain data and resources available for the study that could be used in improving the lives of MVC families. The study applied descriptive research design under which both qualitative and quantitative approach was employed. The researcher employed simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques to get respondents. Data for the study were collected from a sample of 115 of respondents using primary and secondary sources. It was revealed during CNA process that, MVC families have become much more dependent on care givers due to abject poverty. In order to have fully implementation and sustainability of the project day to day participatory monitoring and evaluation process were conducted aiming to assess the challenges and achievements of the intended goal and objectives.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:58
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:58

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