Susainability of savings and credit co-operative societies (SACCOS) : a case of Monduli District-Arusha

dc.contributor.advisorSinda, Sinda Husseinen_US
dc.contributor.authorKingu, Hamis Allyen_US
dc.description.abstractSaving and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOS) are Community Economic Development Projects which are based on three nexes: Participation, Empowerment and sustainability of the economic ventures carried out by community members. The main objective of this survey is to assess the sustainability of these Peoples' Based Organization (PBOs) by analyzing both their activity and financial performance.The survey was carried out in Monduli District in Arusha Region between October 2005 and August 2006 in collaboration with the CBO-Arusha Community Initiatives Support Trust (ACIST) situated in Arusha City Council (ACC). It involved 105 respondents 100 were SACCOS members and 5 were staff from ACIST (Arusha) Community Development and Cooperatives Departments in Monduli District.The principal methodology used in this survey includes structured interviews, Questionnaires, Focus Group Discuss, Key Informants Interviews and Observation.The general observation from the findings reveled that most SACCOS are not performing well due to lack of adequate capital, low level of education, poor extension services, inaccessibility to credit facilities and services. Only workers based SACCOS had stable source of their income.However, its is a naked fact SACCOS do need a comprehensive and concerted effort by both the Government, NGOs and Civil Society Organization (CSOs) to uplift their status and make them sustainable and be fuelling tool for Community Economic Development. (Author abstract)en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitationKingu, H. A. (2007). Susainability of savings and credit co-operative societies (SACCOS): a case of Monduli District-Arusha. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.eduen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (M.S.)en_US
dc.description.schoolSchool of Community Economic Developmenten_US
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dc.publisherSouthern New Hampshire Universityen_US
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dc.rightsHolderKingu, Hamis Allyen_US
dc.sourceOriginal format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire Universityen_US
dc.subject.lcshSouthern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.lcshOpen University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.otherrural developmenten_US
dc.subject.otherMonduli District (TZ)en_US
dc.subject.otherArusha Region (TZ)en_US
dc.titleSusainability of savings and credit co-operative societies (SACCOS) : a case of Monduli District-Arushaen_US
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