Saving and Credit Scheme for Women Entrepreneurs as means for improving personal income at Mwandiga ward, Kigoma District

Mkate, Hussein Ally (2013) Saving and Credit Scheme for Women Entrepreneurs as means for improving personal income at Mwandiga ward, Kigoma District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of the community needs assessment in Mwandiga Ward in Kigoma district was to identify the magnitude of problems as well as identify needs priorities so that to get the entry point, in collaboration with the researcher host organization, to intervene and bring changes needed in the selected target community. The most pressing need of Mwandiga community was to improve of personal income therefore the project is trying to addresses this problem. The project intended to establish saving and credit society as means of improving personal income. A total of 29 women were sensitized on the importance of saving and credit schemes. Guiding constitutions was also developed as a management tool. The startup income mobilized amounted to 1.8 million. The establishment of a saving and credit scheme was still in process. Generally the saving and credit scheme will act as a tool for financially empowering women to start up their business.

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 Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:26
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:26
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/596

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