Empowering a Carpentry group: A case study of Nonga Income generating initiatives in Katente Village in Bukombe District

Lyimo, Prisca Mathey (2016) Empowering a Carpentry group: A case study of Nonga Income generating initiatives in Katente Village in Bukombe District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

A project report on income generation by this dissertation is an outcome of the research study that was conducted at Katente Village and the project identified being implemented in the same Village. The study and project implementation covers the period from April to October 2016 The study conducted by using participatory methods. Community needs assessment was conducted at Katente by using participatory methods such as Focus Group Discussion, Interview, the use of questionnaire for primary data collection methods and for secondary data collection there was the use of reports, pamphlets, books, Internet, event reports and Journals. The study discovered different needs and these needs were ranked by the use of Pair wise ranking in order to determine the potential of the project. The first ranked potential project was Carpentry Project. Carpentry project was ranked by the community as the number one project to be implemented as their income generating project. The study revealed that carpentry project will be sustainable and essential for income generation and creation of self employment to the majority of youth in the community. Profit from Carpentry products will help the youth to reduce the risks of poverty to their households. The study recommends the involvement of community members in income generating activities so as to have a sense of own.

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: 14 Feb 2017 12:35
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 12:04
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1602

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