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Title: Community Participation in Implementation and Project Success in Selected Children Feeding Centres In Mogadishu
Authors: Abdi, Haliim Ahmed Nur
Keywords: Community Participation
Project Success
Children Feeding
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, Colleges of humanities and social sciences
Abstract: This study was set out to establish the relationship between the community participation in implementation and project success in selected feeding centers in Mogadishu, Somalia. The problem was that the communities in Somalia are participating poorly in empowerment, increasing projects effectiveness; improving projects efficiency, also they are not effectively contributing in planning, controlling and implementing of feeding projects and that is the main reason behind the failing many feeding projects in Somalia. The study wanted to establish the following objectives: - (i) the level of community participation in implementation of feeding projects, (ii) the level of success in implementation of feeding projects, (iii) the relationship between the community participation in implementation and project success. The study was done by developing a conceptual framework relating to community participation and project success. The data were collected from 80 respondents using self-administered questionnaire and interview guide as the main data collection instruments. Data were analyzed at uni-variate level using frequency counts and summary statistics and Pearson Linear Correlation Coefficient at bi-variate level. The study revealed that there is weak community participation in implementation of feeding projects in Mogadishu, and also the study found the feeding projects are at risk to fail because they don’t finish in time with cost and quality, the study revealed that community participation affect the project success, in significant relationships with r-value=0.867. Recommendations from the study were: (i) The local NGOs implementing feeding projects should change their policies and allow the community to participate in planning, implementation, and decision making. (ii) Communities should design projects concerns their problems, not only waiting for consultation in the implementation of the projects. (iii) the implementing NGOs should ensure that the project finished within the proposed time, quality, and cost. (iv) giving the community chances to participate effectively and help them to establish self-help projects.
Description: A thesis presented to the school of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Master’s Degree in Project Planning and Management
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts in Project Planning and Management

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