Empowering Women Through Entrepreneurship Training In Nyamanoro Ward, Mwanza City Council

Mugwe, Thelesphory Balusha (2011) Empowering Women Through Entrepreneurship Training In Nyamanoro Ward, Mwanza City Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Women in Nyamanoro ward have been involved in IGAs as means of maintaining their livelihoods for a long time. However, its impact on poverty reduction is insignificant they lack entrepreneurship skills. This project focuses on women economic empowerment through entrepreneurship skills training. The project targeted 20 vulnerable women from Nyamanoro ward in Ilemela district of Mwanza city. Low income among vulnerable women was identified as community problem by Nyamanoro community. This comes as a fact that vulnerable women in Mwanza city lack economic empowerment in entrepreneurship skills to run their income generating activities. The implementation of the project followed project work plan prepared indicating activities undertaken resource used, time frame, ghantt chart it also considered, staffing pattern and budget. Data collection methods and tools were used to acquire information through the participatory community assessment which included focus group discussion, interviews, observation, questionnaires and review of secondary data. The project improved BCDSA by introducing the women economic empowerment through entrepreneurship skills training in the annually budget also through this project loan repayment was good In order to improve women economic empowerment the project recommends to government and NGOs to empower women through entrepreneurship skills training which will help them to understand different business strategies and to be creative in operating income generating projects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 08:09
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 12:56
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/295

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