Training On Capacity Building to Improve the Livelihood Of Mvp in Mikocheni Ward. Kinondoni Municipality: A Case Study of Wamata – Dar es Salaam Branch

REWETA , JOYCE LYIMO (2011) Training On Capacity Building to Improve the Livelihood Of Mvp in Mikocheni Ward. Kinondoni Municipality: A Case Study of Wamata – Dar es Salaam Branch. Masters thesis, OPEN UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA.

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Abstract

Through participatory assessment of the community, economic, health, and environment situation of Mikocheni Ward – Kinondoni, Dar s Salaam was studied to reveal the various stresses within the community and later develop and implement a project to solve one of the problems. Three methods were used to collect the information required including surveys, observations and contact group meetings. Limited skills and knowledge/people not well informed lack of capital/difficult to access credit and poverty as a result of low income was the major stress recorded in the assessments. Eventually through a stakeholders meeting it was agreed that despite the various stresses of the community, assisting Most Vulnerable People (MVG) in the ward would bring about a impact and reduces their stress of caring for them given the community low income Such group could be assisted by capacitating CSOs within the area with the objective of making them a strong, reliable and sustainable information and training in life skills, and IGA to Most Vulnerable People (MVP) Through capacity development a CSO that provides care and support services to MVP such group could be effectively assisted. Within the limited resources, one CSO – WAMATA was selected randomly within the 4 CSO in the area. A project was developed with that objective of increasing the capacity of the CSOs to provide services to the MVP. The CSO was trained on, entrepreneurship and fund raising techniques to equip members and employees with the understanding, access to information, knowledge and skills that enables them to perform effectively and enhance the financial capacity. Training manuals were prepared; Further to this credit facilitation forms an important component in enabling the CSOs to utter credible services.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 350 Public administration
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2013 12:52
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:52
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/235

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