Establishment of education and revolving fund programmes for people living with HIV/AIDS at Kayanga ward Karagwe district

Peter, Adeodata Augustine (2013) Establishment of education and revolving fund programmes for people living with HIV/AIDS at Kayanga ward Karagwe district. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This paper presents a summary of social and economic problems that people living with HIV/AIDS face as a result of poverty and unemployment within the group. The project area is Kayanga ward, Karagwe district in Kagera region. The study aims at exploring more on the significance of income generating activities and sustainable development projects to people living with HIV/AIDS. The overall objective of this project is to improve the level of UWAVIUKA participation in economic projects which would lead to harmony, improved economic status, care and support to the group through entrepreneurship education and revolving fund project. In outlook of various literatures related economic empowerment of people living with HIV/AID and evidence of the group participation in economic projects is not only recognized as a solution to poverty, but also to cultural and social problems. This study concludes that economic empowerment of PLWH should be viewed as one aspect of the strategy towards poverty reduction and social-cultural problems among UWAVIUKA. At the same time this study recommending that the projects that arises from community needs should be transparency and allow authentic participation of all beneficiaries at the maximum level.

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 12:01
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:01
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/839

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