Increased Household Income through Poultry keeping by Upendo group Members in Isyesye Ward in Mbeya Urban

Kimatare, Béatrice (2019) Increased Household Income through Poultry keeping by Upendo group Members in Isyesye Ward in Mbeya Urban. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This dissertation is an outcome of the research study that was conducted at Isyesye ward and the project identified being implemented in the same ward. The study and project implementation covers the period from March 2018 to December 2018.The study conducted by using participatory methods. Community needs assessment was conducted at Isyesye by using participatory methods such as Focus Group Discussion, Interview, and the use of questionnaire for primary data collection methods and for secondary data collection there was the use of journals, books, internet and reports. The study found different needs and these needs were ranked by the use of Pair wise ranking in order to determine the potential project. The first ranked potential project was Layers keeping project. Layers keeping project was ranked by the community as the number one project to be implemented as their income generating project. The study revealed that Layers keeping project will be sustainable as they identified themselves and they implement with efficiency, not too expensive to establish and the demand of the products increases as days increase. The study recommends that community members can organize themselves and manage the income generating projects in order to increase their incomes. Through trainings, community members can achieve their planned project goal and the project becomes sustainable and reduces income poverty to community. The study come up with the following output, through the project many people can be employed as workers, through training provided to the community members can achieve knowledge and skills on the project. The study also becomes sustainable in markets hence reduce unsustainable income to the community.

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: 07 Dec 2020 10:55
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2020 10:55

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