Improving Income of People Living with HIV/AIDs at Igulwa Village through Local Chicken Rearing, Bukombe District

Chusi, Ritha Itanael (2016) Improving Income of People Living with HIV/AIDs at Igulwa Village through Local Chicken Rearing, Bukombe District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This project intended to identify the need of people living with HIV/AIDS and address through local chicken rearing in Igulwa village, Ushirombo ward Bukombe District. The study used sample survey to reach its objective and the sample size for the study was 88 respondents. The objectives of the study were to identify problems and or needs of the PLAs and decide which need are to be addressed, to gather information about income generating activity suitable to PLAs and to access the factors affecting the establishment of Income Generating activities among PLAs. Collection of data was through FGD, Observation Method, Documentary and in depth interviews. The analysis of data was done by using SPSS and Excel. It was observed that unemployment is the main concern to the group members. To address this issue they agreed to engage in the project of local chicken rearing because its returns are faster and also the project require low initial capital and also the project is easily to manage. The group face the problem of capital so this study recommended that the PLA as groups to secure soft loans from financial institution so that they can expand their project. The Government to allow the members to secure loans with no collateral and also the Government to facilitate group loans from the Department of Community Development to PLAs groups which can be used to finance their IGAs.

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: 01 Mar 2017 08:08
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 09:25
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1728

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