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Title: The institutional capacity building on organizational sustainability of selected Ngos in Mudug Region Galkaio-Somalia
Authors: Kulan, Abdullahi Adam
Keywords: Institutional capacity building
Organizational sustainability
Mudug Region Galkaio
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University,school of Postgraduate studies and research
Abstract: This study investigated on the relationship between the institutional capacity building and NGOs sustainability. The major purpose was to find out how the capacity building could contribute to the process of establishing responsible, sustainable, skilled and trustworthy civil society organization supported by the community. Specifically the study aimed at examining the significance of capacity building on NGOs sustainability and analyzing the challenges which faced the NGOs and made them unsuccessful in their activities in order to forge the ways for building the capacity of Somali NGOs. The study was the first of its kind that was carried out in Mudug region and it was closely focused on how capacity building boosts the sustainability of the NGOs activities and it helped NGOs to understand deeply the weaknesses and threats and encourages them to benefit from their strength and opportunities in order to enhanced the relationship between the NGOs, beneficiaries and donors entirely as a benchmark for donor organizations for boosting and upgrading the skills of Somali NGOs. In terms of methodology, a comprehensive questionnaire and interview was conveniently and purposively administered to 50 respondents of sample size out of 105 population in 11 NGOs in Somalia (Mudug region) and the study found out the main capacity building indicators by analyzing the gaps in the information needs on a scale ranging from one to five. 1 = Capacity gap that needed immediate attention, 2= Needed additional attention, 3=Needed minor improvement, 4= No need for immediate improvement and 5 = There was no sufficient information to assess the capacity gap. The researcher, based on the literature reviewed and respondents’ suggestions, found that capacity building is the only solution for NGOs to be sustainable and effective/efficient in their activities, and the researcher recommended that NGOs to be given a full organizational knowledge and skills needed NGOs to be sustainable and these tools cover in seven Areas such as; Governance, Management practices, Human Resource Management, Financial resource management, service delivery, and External relations I partnerships hence forth affecting sustainability. This confirmed that most NGOs in Somalia fail because
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 Degree Master of Arts in Development studies
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts Development Studies - Main and Ishaka Campus

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