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Title: Implementation of Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP) and poverty reduction in Nyarugenge District, Rwanda
Authors: Karangwa, Vedaste
Keywords: Umurenge Program
Poverty reduction
Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP)
Rwanda
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University. College of Economics and Management
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between implementation of Vision Umurenge Program and Poverty Reduction in Nyarugenge district, Rwanda. In fulfilling the purpose of the study, the study determined the profile of the respondents; extent of effectiveness of Vision Umurenge Program; level of poverty reduction; and lastly, relationship between implementation of Vision Umurenge Program and poverty reduction in Nyarugenge district was established. Descriptive correlation design was used in this study and SLOVEN’s formula was also used to determine a sample size of 112 respondents from 156 total research populations and the sampling was done by the use of stratified random sampling and purposive sampling. Self-administered questionnaires were used as research instrument and validity and reliability of research instruments was done using Content Validity Index and pre-testing. Ethical and logistic considerations of research were also seriously considered in this research. Both qualitative and quantitatively data analysis were employed using statistical techniques such as mean, standard deviations and correlation matrix. Study findings reveal that the implementation of Vision Umurenge Program in Nyarugenege district is so far effective at overall mean value of 2.56. The level of poverty reduction is also noted to be high at the overall mean value of 2.56. The study also found out that there is positive significant relationship between the study variables at (r=0.788, R-Squared value 781; Mean Squares 108.994 and F value of 5316.843 and p~<.0.02). It was concluded that the implementation of Vision Umurenge Program in Nyarugenge district is a cornerstone to poverty reduction among the poor. It was recommended that consistence in the effectiveness of implementation of Vision Umurenge Program should continue with full support and collaboration of different stakeholders if poverty is to be wiped out of Nyarugenge district and Rwanda as well.
Description: A thesis submitted to the College of Higher Degrees and Research in partial fulfillment for the requirements for the award of a Master Degree in Business Administration of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/3876
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