Improving livelihoods of Girls’ Victim of Child Marriage through Tailoring – Garment project in Bugayambelele Village in Shinyanga Municipal Council.

Rehani, Abubakar Ally (2015) Improving livelihoods of Girls’ Victim of Child Marriage through Tailoring – Garment project in Bugayambelele Village in Shinyanga Municipal Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

[img] PDF
Download (25MB)

Abstract

Improving livelihoods of girls’ victim of child marriage through tailoring – garment is a one year project designed to empower girls’ victim of child marriage in Bugayambelele village Shinyanga Municipality in order to generate sustainable income so as to improve their livelihood. The specific objectives of the project included: To formalize Tumaini Girls’ Development Group (TGDG), to equip Tumaini Girls’ Development Group (TGDG) members with knowledge and skills on tailoring and entrepreneurship, to establish tailoring – garment mart at Bugayambelele village and to create a feasible market for tailored garments produced by the group members. The project was designed following a participatory community needs assessment (CNA) carried out in the village by the researcher and Bugayambelele village community which clearly revealed among other things that, the girls’ victim of child marriage were faced with number of serious challenges including: lack of decent employment opportunities mainly caused by lack of education and training and lack of capital and favorable environment to establish and run small income generating projects. The project was carried out by 10 Tumaini Girl’s Development Group (TGDG) members whereas 14 activities were implemented to realize 5 outputs which helped to achieve the expected goal and objectives. Project beneficiaries and other stakeholders were extremely participated in the whole process during planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to ensure community’s ownership, accountability, transparency and public awareness as a result of sustainability of the project activities even after phasing out of external sources of funding and technical support.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2016 11:16
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 12:14
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1518

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item