Civil Society Organizations And Household Poverty Reduction In Birembo Sub County, Kakumiro District~ Uganda

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ABSTRACT

An overwhelming body of literature claims that CSOs are an important engine of development.

Analysts argue that CSOs not only improve local people’s participation in development process

but also use appropriate al. proaches to development. The motivation for this study was therefore

to examine the roles / contribution made by CSOs in house hold poverty reduction in Uganda,

Kakumiro district Birembo sub country. The study objectives were; to examine the causes of

poverty especially among households in Birembo sub country, Kakumiro district, to assess the

contributions made by CSO’s in household poverty reduction, to analyze and assess the

challenges faced by CSO’s towards household poverty reduction in Birembo subcounty

Kakumiro district. The study applied a case study research design in examining the civil society

organizations and household poverty reduction in Birembo subcounty Kakumiro district. This is

because the research questions that were generated necessitated observing, explanatory,

descriptive and analytical aspects of the research. This study was carried out basing on 3 selected

CSOs in Kakumiro dist ~t, Uganda, namely, Kibaale civil society organization network

(KCSON), world voices Uganda (WVU) and Uganda rural development and training program

(URDT). The study population was 58participants, 20 selected CSO’s members, 15 CSO’s

beneficiaries, 10 Kakumiro district local government administrators and 13 local peasants. A

sample of 50 respondents was determined through purposive and random sampling methods. The

study findings revealed that 68%were males and 32%females hence males the majority. The

study concluded that, CSO’s engage in the promotion and protection of human rights, promote

political participation, and develop citizen’s skills to work with one another, among others. The

study recommends that there is a need to tackle poverty dynamically, strategically and

comprehensively since it is dimensional phenomena that needs multidimensional approach,

provision and improvemeit in education for all, need for CSO’s to encourage meaningful

participation of citizen, proper coordination between CSO’s and district, need to exposes or

intensity accountability among others

 

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Civil Society Organizations And Household Poverty Reduction In Birembo Sub County, Kakumiro District~ Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/civil-society-organizations-and-household-poverty-reduction-in-birembo-sub-county-kakumiro-district-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Civil Society Organizations And Household Poverty Reduction In Birembo Sub County, Kakumiro District~ Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 23 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/civil-society-organizations-and-household-poverty-reduction-in-birembo-sub-county-kakumiro-district-uganda. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Civil Society Organizations And Household Poverty Reduction In Birembo Sub County, Kakumiro District~ Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 23 Aug. 2022. Web. 26 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/civil-society-organizations-and-household-poverty-reduction-in-birembo-sub-county-kakumiro-district-uganda >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Civil Society Organizations And Household Poverty Reduction In Birembo Sub County, Kakumiro District~ Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 26, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/civil-society-organizations-and-household-poverty-reduction-in-birembo-sub-county-kakumiro-district-uganda