Assessment of Factors Affecting Community Participation Towards Water Projects Sustainability in Kinondoni Municipal

Haule,, Rosemary (2017) Assessment of Factors Affecting Community Participation Towards Water Projects Sustainability in Kinondoni Municipal. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study focused on assessment of factors affecting community participation towards water project sustainability in Kinondoni Municipal. Different data collection methods were used including a sample of 60 questionnaires, focus group discussions and interviews. The data collected was more qualitative which were analyzed using the SPSS and content analysis. The findings of the study showed that there are various factors that affect community participation towards water projects sustainability. This study pinpoints three important groups of factors that affect community participation: community related factors, personal related factors and project related factors. The factors relating to community like Community leaders and magnitude of the problem in a community affects community participation in a way that; if community leaders strongly and fully participates will influence the community to participate. If the magnitude of the problem is high may attract a large number of community member to participate. One’s attitude, the longer the distance from one water project to another and level of education have positively influenced community participation in water projects. Basing on the findings the study recommends that, there is need for government and non-government organizations to increase awareness to the public on projects that are to take off and invite them to participate so that they can feel ownership of the started water projects. High degree of community participation in turns brings about water project sustainability.

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: 29 Feb 2020 10:26
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2020 10:26
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2439

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