Involving Homboza community in farm based income generating projects for poverty alleviation in Kisarawe District, Coast Region

dc.contributor.advisorShungu, Hamidu Abadallahen_US
dc.contributor.authorRwegarulira, Badru Abdunuruen_US
dc.description.abstractThis project paper presents findings from a project that intended to enhance the capacity of Nyota Njema, a community based organization which focus on poverty alleviation through involving youth and the general community in income generating projects which are non environmental destructive.The overall objective of this project was to assist the organization assess the situation design and implement developmental activities of their choice. However, the needs assessment done through participatory approach revealed that the organization members face a problem of income poverty due to lack of projects that can generate income. The decision made was to initiate agricultural projects, specifically planting Indian red type of mango as well operating a vegetable garden so that the organization can generate income in a long run. Through the implementation, the project has assisted the organization (Nyota Njema) in establishing two different agricultural projects of which all of them are income based. The established projects include a farm planted with Indian red mango trees, expected to take three years before start yielding mangoes. The second project is a green vegetable garden planted with eggplants and cucumbers. With regards to capacity building, project has trained members of the organization on management of horticulture project and diseases control. In general it can be concluded that to some extent the project has achieved its intended goal through empowering the organization in having projects that in the future can generate products for sale and earn income. (Author abstract)en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitationRwegarulira, B. A. (2007). Involving Homboza community in farm based income generating projects for poverty alleviation in Kisarawe District, Coast Region. 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.rightsAuthor retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibiteden_US
dc.rightsHolderRwegarulira, Badru Abdunuruen_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.otherorganizational assessmenten_US
dc.subject.otherrural developmenten_US
dc.subject.otherKisarawe District (TZ)en_US
dc.subject.otherPwani Region (TZ)en_US
dc.titleInvolving Homboza community in farm based income generating projects for poverty alleviation in Kisarawe District, Coast Regionen_US
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