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Project proposal for solid waste collection : Kawe Community Development Trust

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dc.contributor.advisor Marealle, Maria en_US
dc.contributor.author Mtey, Jane K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-02T13:10:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-02T13:10:09Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10474/243
dc.description.abstract There exist excellent opportunities for Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to provide a wide range of urban services including waste management in the informal settlement, which have a direct positive impact on community health, creation of employment, income generation and poverty reduction. The purpose of this study is to see how a CBO involve the community in the solid waste management project in order to solve the problem of uncollected waste after the failure of the municipal council to do so. The study examines the performance of the existing solid waste collection and disposal practices, community willingness to participate and identifying problems relating to the solid waste management system of the Kawe community. The findings have been used in preparing an improved solid waste collection project proposal required by the CBO. The study was carried out in two areas (Ukwamani and Mzimuni), where Kawe Community Development Trust a duly registered CBO is established. Methods used in the study are, questionnaires, interviews and observation. It has been found that there is illegal dumping of waste; low level of awareness and environmental health related diseases afflict the community. Over 80% of the community members accepted to participate through paying refuse collection fees. The success of community based solid waste management project depends on the participation of the community from the initial stage of designing the project, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Soliciting funds for implementing the project is important as well as providing training and sensitization of the community. (Author abstract) en
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dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Southern New Hampshire University en_US
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dc.rights Author retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibited en_US
dc.source Original format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Open University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Southern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development) en_US
dc.subject.other solid waste management en_US
dc.subject.other water supply en_US
dc.subject.other conservation en_US
dc.subject.other Dar es Salaam Region (TZ) en_US
dc.subject.other Tanzania en_US
dc.title Project proposal for solid waste collection : Kawe Community Development Trust en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Mtey, J. K. (2005). Project proposal for solid waste collection : Kawe Community Development Trust. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.edu en_US
dc.description.degree Master of Science (M.S.) en_US
dc.description.school School of Community Economic Development en_US
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dc.rightsHolder Mtey, Jane K.


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