Research Papers/Topics in Non Governmental Studies

Effects Of Action Aid, Ghana Land Reclamation Programme On Food Production In The Ga West Municipality Of The Greater Accra Region, Ghana

ABSTRACTThe Ga West Municipality was formally serving as a food basket of Accra but now, has become a net importer of all kinds of food. This issue has surfaced due to the high rate of sand winning and estate development activities. The study assessed the effects of the Action Aid Ghana land reclamation programme on food security and the livelihood of the people in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. Interview schedule was used for collecting data from a sample of one...

Knowledge And Attitudes Of Ngos Towards Their Tax Obligations – A Study Of Selected Ngos In The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Area, Western Region, Ghana.

ABSTRACTIn a developing country like Ghana, the pivotal role that taxation plays in Government’s efforts at raising revenue required for development cannot be over-emphasised.For an effective and efficient tax system to prevail, the people must exhibit voluntary tax compliance. This can only be achieved when the people know their rights and responsibilities under the tax laws.This work attempts to study the knowledge and attitudes of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) towards their tax o...

EFFECTS OF MICROFINANCE ON MICRO AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES IN EFUTU MUNICIPALITY, WINNEBA: A CASE STUDY OF CENTRE FOR INFORMAL ACTIVITIES AND DEVELOPMEMT

ABSTRACTThis study examined effects of CIAD’s microfinance on small and medium enterprises in the Efutu Municipality, Winneba in the Central Region. .The population of the study comprised clients and staff of CIAD. A sample of 71 clients and five staff was used for data collection. Two interview guides were used separately to collect data from staff and clients. The return rate of data collection was 5(100%) for staff and 66(92.9%) for clients. Data collected was analysed manually and elect...

THE EFFECTS OF THE MICROFINANCE PROGRAMME OF INITIATIVE DEVELOPMENT-GHANA ON WOMEN CLIENTS IN NIMA, A SUBURB OF ACCRA

ABSTRACT The research investigated the effects of the microfinance programme by Initiative Development-Ghana on its women clients in Nima, a suburb of Accra. The main instrument used in the study was a structured interview designed to tap the views of the selected respondents who were clients of ID-Ghana on the effects of the microfinance programme on them and their nuclear family, (i.e. husbands and children). It was found out that, majority of ID-Ghana’s clients engaged in tradin...

PERCEIVED EFFECT OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION-LED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN THE TOLON-KUMBUNGU DISTRICT OF NORTHERN GHANA

ABSTRACT The study sought to find out how the people of the Tolon-Kumbungu District were involved in NGO-led development programme meant to improve their communities and the programme’s effects on their lives. The study was a survey research, and was carried out in five communities namely; Tali, Kunguri, ZaliZalnayili, Tindanpayili and Amdukura. 264 community members were interviewed using spatial sampling (is the sampling employed when the study addresses people temporarily congrega...

STAKEHOLDER PERCEPTION ON FACTORS INFLUENCING NGO COLLABORATION WITH GOVERNMENT IN HEALTH EDUCATION IN THE TEMA METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT The providers of health education (HE) have generally included nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) and government organisations (GOs). To avoid the duplication of effort and ensure efficiency, it has become necessary for NGOs and GOs to collaborate in the provision of health services. The purpose of this study was to determine stakeholder perception on factors influencing collaboration between GOs and NGOs based on organisations sampled from the Tema Metropolis in Ghana. From ...

IMPACT OF PLAN GHANA’S MICROFINANCE SCHEME ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIVELIHOODS OF SMALL-SCALE FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS IN THE LOWER MANYA KROBO MUNICIPALITY IN THE EASTERN REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to assess the impact of Plan Ghana’s Microfinance Scheme on the livelihoods of female beneficiaries in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana. The study specifically analysed the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of female beneficiaries, and how loan from Plan Ghana’s Microfinance Scheme helped them to meet their health, education, personal and social, political and economic requirements. A descript...