Establishment of income generating activities for improvement of the girls’ education in Makunduchi

Haji, Latfia Faida (2014) Establishment of income generating activities for improvement of the girls’ education in Makunduchi. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

A project “Establishment of income generating activities for improvement of the girls’ education in Makunduchi” intended to create opportunities for employment, which has resulted in raised income which will support girls’ education in Makunduchi community. The objectives of this project were to increase awareness of Makunduchi community on importance of support girls’ education by July 2014, to ensure that the Makunduchi community engaged in more than three profitable income generating activities so that one among them could enable to support girls’ education by the end of 2014 and to improve overall education performance of Makunduchi girls by availing those necessary education facilities by the end of 2014. A descriptive case study research designed and worked through research objectives to assessed community situation on improvement of girls’ education. Sixty respondents responded to the questionnaires. Primary data was obtained using questionnaires while secondary data was from various documents. The findings indicate that the most problematic of this community is low income of parents which hinder financial support to education particularly for girls. After done thoroughly assessment on this problem and opportunities available, this community came up with many proposed solutions to mitigate this problem. Finally, they decide to undertake income generating activities for the purpose of providing girls’ scholarships to create role models to best girl performer in order to improve girls’ education in this community. Now this community is implementing three income generating activities for the purpose of improving girls’ education.

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 12:08
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:08
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/761

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