Challenges Faced By Female Headed Households In Improving Household Welfare, A Case Study Of Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County, Jinja District Eastern Uganda

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ABSTRACT

The research was carried out to find out the challenges faced by female headed households in

Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County as the case study area. The research arose due to the challenges

faced by the female household heads and the objective of the study were to find out the nature of

problems faced by female headed household, To examine the factors leading to women

becoming household heads and To find out measures put in place to solve the challenges faced

by female headed households.

The researcher employed descriptive research design in order to ascertain and be able to describe

the characteristics of the variables of interest in a situation. A sample of 50 respondents was

approached to fill in the questionnaires using simple random selection of the households. Data

was collected and analyzed using SPSS and was presented in tabular form.

From the research there is concern that the main problem faced by female headed household is

problem of finance and resource distribution, despite the study finding out there are very few

female headed households in the sub county. The findings from research revealed that the

government as the main institutionlorganization is taking the initiative to address the challenge

of female headed household in the sub county.

The researcher recommended that, the government, NGOs and stakeholders should improve schemes for the female headed households so as to increase on their household incomes such that they can solve their financial problems and also proper channels improvised to solve family conflicts, social and moral problems

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Challenges Faced By Female Headed Households In Improving Household Welfare, A Case Study Of Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County, Jinja District Eastern Uganda. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-female-headed-households-in-improving-household-welfare-a-case-study-of-mpumudde-kimaka-sub-county-jinja-district-eastern-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Challenges Faced By Female Headed Households In Improving Household Welfare, A Case Study Of Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County, Jinja District Eastern Uganda" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-female-headed-households-in-improving-household-welfare-a-case-study-of-mpumudde-kimaka-sub-county-jinja-district-eastern-uganda . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Challenges Faced By Female Headed Households In Improving Household Welfare, A Case Study Of Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County, Jinja District Eastern Uganda". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-female-headed-households-in-improving-household-welfare-a-case-study-of-mpumudde-kimaka-sub-county-jinja-district-eastern-uganda >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Challenges Faced By Female Headed Households In Improving Household Welfare, A Case Study Of Mpumudde-Kimaka Sub County, Jinja District Eastern Uganda" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-female-headed-households-in-improving-household-welfare-a-case-study-of-mpumudde-kimaka-sub-county-jinja-district-eastern-uganda