Women Empowerment Through Improved Revolving Fund Scheme MMWASOVI) : The Case of Songea Rural District

Ruambo, Douglas Andrew (2011) Women Empowerment Through Improved Revolving Fund Scheme MMWASOVI) : The Case of Songea Rural District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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MMWASOVI (Mfuko wa Maendeleo wa Wanawake Songea Vijijini) thereafterrefers to a socially affected group in terms of difficult in accessibility for loans due to marginalization status meanwhile Women provide the lion share of the agricultural labour input, production. On the other side marketing of cash crops is the responsibility of men. Women often lack proper access to land and to capital, due to lack of awareness to their rights, they do not manage to get those rights .This situation expose them to vulnerability within the society. During participatory needs assessment about six major needs were identified and were prioritized, the results of which placed lack of credit as priority need. Revolving funds are useful funding sources for historic preservation projects. A non-profit preservation organization would establish a fund to receive donations and other capital which is used by the organization to purchase endangered property which is then resold with easements. In view of the observations and recommendations given in this work, a livelihood project proposal of ‘Women Empowerment through Improving Revolving Fund Scheme’ is designed to increase income of women and families to be able accessbasic fundamental rights.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 07:30
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 11:01
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/287

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