Income Generation by Housewives through Rabbit Keeping Project at Mwanslugali Mtaa in Kibaha Town Council

Mfuko, Aisha (2017) Income Generation by Housewives through Rabbit Keeping Project at Mwanslugali Mtaa in Kibaha Town Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This dissertation is about income generation by housewives through rabbit keeping project. It is expected that through involving women in IGAs can help to increase income, improve livelihood and eliminate poverty among many families in the community. The study was conducted at Mwanalugali Mtaa in Kibaha Town Council, and the purpose was to look on how housewives can be empowered through income generating project so that to eliminate them from poverty line and have sustainable income. The intention of the study was to understand the challenges and need of the community, the sample size used were 24 housewives the assessment was done by using participatory methods and applied research was used as research approach. Data collection methods were involved observation, key format interview, and focus group discussion (FDG), the data was collected within Mwanalugali Mtaa and it involves participation of Housewives. Data was analyzes by using SPSS method and elaboration was made latter were from the result majority of the women they face income poverty as the main problem hindered their lives also the face same problem like lack of education and skills concerning business management and entrepreneurship. From the finds by using pair wise ranking five need were ranked which are poultry keeping, rabbit keeping, horticulture, batiki making and hand craft, were CED student and house wife came up with rabbit keeping project as income generating project. The project was starting by planning the activities required to meet the targeted goal. Methods was used so as to ensure of ownership of the project were housewives and other stakeholders were involved to make sure the project reach its goals. Therefore rabbit keeping project become solution of income poverty among housewives.

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 Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2018 09:13

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