Microfinance Programs and the Empowerment of Women in Kenya: A Case Study of Wide Ridge Visions Development Programme

Thumbnail Image
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Kampala International University, bachelors degree in business administration
The research on the microfinance programs and empowerment of women provides a collection of statistical anecdote, market briefs, and concise summaries Of the researchers' findings. The report offers a bird's eye view of the microfinance programs, and the changing trends dotting its landscape of women empowerment. The report starts by bringing the background of the study. Here, the researcher highlighted the reasons to why he decided to ca1Ty out the analysis and the empirical gap that was pointed out from the previous works. Chapter one which is the introduction pati also explain the research with the statement of the problem, the purpose of the study, scope, questions and the significance of the study. To make the users of the report understands better the work, the repoti in this chapter end s with the conceptual framework which shows the variables in the study both dependent and independent variables and the intervening variables that came in between. In chapter two, the literature review was based on the existing literature written by different authors about microfinance programs and empowerment of women in the society. It is reviewed ,long the major themes of the topic considering major microfinance programs and how they relate to the empowerment of women. the chapter three shows the research design, sampling procedures which included simplerrandom and, stratified sampling, sample size, method of data collection which include interviews and questionnaires, research procedures and the method of data analysis. The chapters four present the analysis of the findings from the questionnaire and the interviews conducted. The research findings were based on the data collected from the population sample size selected from the top management, middle men, and operatives in each of the microfinance programs. This was done in order to have a wider understanding of the issues relates to the empowerment of women This gave an understanding of the challenges that are facing the microfinance programs, both undisputed and those not even thought ofby the players. In the chapter five presents the summary and conclusions deduced from the study.
A Research Dissertation Submitted To The College Of Economics And Management Sciences, In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of A Degree Of Bachelor Of Business Administration Of Kampala International University
Microfinance Programs, Empowerment of Women in Kenya, Wide Ridge Visions Development Programme