Contribution of Government Funds Provided to Women Groups on Their Welfare in Kati Ward, Arusha City

Swalehe, Martha Lucas (2020) Contribution of Government Funds Provided to Women Groups on Their Welfare in Kati Ward, Arusha City. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The objective of this study was to the contribution of government funds provided to women groups on their welfare in Kati ward, Arusha city in Tanzania. The research design for this study was descriptive design. The sampling technique used in this study was random and purposive sampling technique. The sample size of this study involved 90 respondents selected amongst women groups’ members, non-women groups’ members and community development. This study used the questionnaire, interviews and focus group discussion as the data collection methods. The findings from this study showed that economic activities catalyzed by government funds were petty trade, tailoring, and poultry keeping. The Socioeconomic impact brought by government funds provided to women groups were help women group members to own assets, provision of quality education to the children, improve meal taken by family (balance diet), lead easy to access health services and help members of the groups to do rational decision making. Lastly the study discovered that there are relationships between governments’ funds and improvement of living standard of women. The study recommends the formulation of a good policy govern women groups operation activities, ensure easily support of women groups by financial institutions and creating good environment for women groups to perform their daily activities so as to improve socioeconomic welfare, to individual and community. Women groups should stand to the objectives of their constitutions it’s and stick to the agreed goals. Women groups’ leaders should ensure that they avoid unnecessary conflicts which will lead absence of harmony and peace to the groups as well as set strategies which will increase the incomes of their members.

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. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2020 10:41
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2020 10:41

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