Small Scale Women Entrepreneurial Ability And Social Economic Development In Mpumudde Sub County Lyantondde District

ABSTRACT

The study sought to find out the factors affecting women in small-scale enterprises in

Mpumudde Sub county Lyantonde district. The study was carried out in Mpumudde

Sub county Lyantonde district The variables under investigations were accessibility

to credit facility, availability of infrastructure, the level of education and availability

of family support.

The main respondents for the study were women in small-scale enterprises. Sixty five

respondents formed the sample size of the study. Three micro-finance officers were

interviewed to give supportive information.

The study utilized sample survey design. The respondents for the study were drawn

through stratified sampling, simple random sampling and purposive sampling. The

data collected were analyzed using simple frequency distribution tables, percentages,

graphs and pie charts. Descriptive analysis was also given to explain the information.

The findings of the study indicated the following:

The amount of loan given to women by micro-finance institutions were generally

small and therefore could not help them start viable business enterprises. Also, the

micro-finance institutions were taking long time in approval of the loan for the

women. It was also found that lack of electricity led to the inability of the small-scale

enterprises to store perishable items. Inadequate water supply led to unhygienic

business environment while poor road network increased the cost of transportation.

Most of the women entrepreneurs in Mpumudde Sub county Lyantonde district were

illiterates. 33.7% left school at primary level. This in turn affected their record

keeping skills which led to the mismanagements of the business enterprises.

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APA

MELLONE, A (2021). Small Scale Women Entrepreneurial Ability And Social Economic Development In Mpumudde Sub County Lyantondde District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/small-scale-women-entrepreneurial-ability-and-social-economic-development-in-mpumudde-sub-county-lyantondde-district

MLA 8th

MELLONE, AMPAIRE "Small Scale Women Entrepreneurial Ability And Social Economic Development In Mpumudde Sub County Lyantondde District" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/small-scale-women-entrepreneurial-ability-and-social-economic-development-in-mpumudde-sub-county-lyantondde-district. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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MELLONE, AMPAIRE . "Small Scale Women Entrepreneurial Ability And Social Economic Development In Mpumudde Sub County Lyantondde District". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/small-scale-women-entrepreneurial-ability-and-social-economic-development-in-mpumudde-sub-county-lyantondde-district >.

Chicago

MELLONE, AMPAIRE . "Small Scale Women Entrepreneurial Ability And Social Economic Development In Mpumudde Sub County Lyantondde District" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/small-scale-women-entrepreneurial-ability-and-social-economic-development-in-mpumudde-sub-county-lyantondde-district