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Saccos Development and Women Livelihood: The Case of Tandale and Kimara Catholic Saccos in Kinondoni Municipal Council Dar Es Salaam

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dc.contributor.author Minja, Caroline
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-09T08:58:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-09T08:58:57Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation APA en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11192/3520
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Award of the Degree of Master of Science in Accounting and Finance (MSc. A&F) of Mzumbe University en_US
dc.description.abstract The objective of this study was to assess the impacts of SACCOS development and women livelihood in Tanzania. It was the interest of this study to explore the extent to which SACCOS development contribute to women livelihood in Tanzania. The study involves a survey using structured questionnaire and interview to ask for responses from women SACCOS members and SACCOS officials. Data collected were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) The results of the study show that SACCOS development have positive impacts to women livelihood due to the fact that majority of women were able to invest in different economic activities through credit they obtain from SACCOS as a result majority of women were able to employ themselves in different economic activities like in business, agriculture and livestock activities and significantly large percent of women were able to be economically independence this implies that women through their different economic activities were able to generate income which enables them to meet basics needs for themselves and their family members. Furthermore, the study reveals that there is positive relationship between the amount of loan provided by SACCOS and women livelihood that means as the amount of loan provided by SACCOS increase the women livelihood increase as well. Also, there is negative relationship between interests charged by SACCOS, SACCOS loan condition and women livelihood, that means as interest rate decreases and SACCOS loan conditions loosened the women livelihood will strengthening. Despite remarkable achievement, the findings identify challenges faced by SACCOS and their members. Challenges faced by SACCOS as institution include poor deposits, delayed loan payment, lack of loan from banks and difficult loan requirement and challenges faced by women SACCOS members are insufficient capital to meet members requirements, lack of bonds and sponsorship. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Individual en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mzumbe University en_US
dc.subject Saccos Development en_US
dc.subject Women Livelihood en_US
dc.subject Catholic Saccos en_US
dc.subject Kinondoni Municipal Council - Dar Es Salaam en_US
dc.title Saccos Development and Women Livelihood: The Case of Tandale and Kimara Catholic Saccos in Kinondoni Municipal Council Dar Es Salaam en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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