Maasai Household Welfare and TASAF Intervention:A Case of Meserani Ward in Monduli District Arusha Region

Kivuyo, Saruni Levarakwo (2017) Maasai Household Welfare and TASAF Intervention:A Case of Meserani Ward in Monduli District Arusha Region. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This study was on the Maasai household welfare and TASAF intervention a case study for Meserani ward in Monduli District- Arusha Region. The general objective of the study was to find out the Contribution of TASAF in bringing changes to the Maasai household welfare in eradication of poverty at Meserani ward in Monduli District. The researcher used both the primary and the secondary data. Primary data includes data collected through the original source such as questionnaires, interview and observations. For secondary data collection different sources were visited in the library, website and internet, data in social sciences research include censuses, organizational records and data collected through qualitative methodologies or research so as to come up with critical and good research findings. The data analysis was done using the Descriptive Statistics by the application of a Software Package for Social Scientists with tables followed by interpretation represented in percentages. The study findings revealed that TASAF intervention had done great improvement in social services and primary school enrollment but regardless of these efforts in Maasai cattle’s are more respected as the sign of welfare improvement, these findings results is supported by 61% (100) from respondents. The study concluded that it is possible to accommodate the problem of poverty by providing cattle’s to the community since cattle possession is the sign of welfare improvement. The results revealed that the more a household have cattle’s the better and wealthy supported by 76% (100) whom were interviewed, cattle possession also distinguish between rich and poor. The study recommended that TASAF should provide cattle’s to Maasai household in order to make them have a better community.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2018 10:48
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2018 10:48

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