The Role of Ngos in Fostering Social Economic Development of Women in Mbarara, Uganda A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-County, Mbarara District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration

Approval

Dedication

Acknowledgement

List of Abbreviations ix

Abstract

CHAPTER ONE

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

1 .0 Introduction

1. 1 Background of the study

1 .2 Statement of the problem

1 .3 Purpose of the study

1 .4 Objective of the study

1.5 Research questions ... s

1.6 Scope of the study 6

1 .6. 1 Geographical Scope

1.6.2 Time Scope 6

1.6. 3 Content Scope 6

1.7 Significance of the Study 6

1.8 l)efinition of Key Terms 7

1.9 Conceptual framework .

CHAPTER TWO i ()

vi

LITERATURE REVIEW .10

2.0

2.1 NGOs

Introduction

role in

.

rural women economic empowerment .10

2.3 Challenges affecting NGOs roles in womefl economic empowerment 12

2.4 The relationship between NGOs roles and rural women’s economic empowerment 14

2.5 Conclusion 18

CHAPTER ThREE 19

METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY 19

3.0 Introduction 19

3.1 Research design 19

3.2 Research Population 19

3.3 Sample size 19

3.4 Sampling Procedures 20

3.SSourcesofdata 20

3.6 Data collection instruments 21

3.7 Reliability ofthe instruments of data collection 22

3.7 Data Gathering Procedures 22

3.8ResearchProcedure 23

3.9DataAnalysis 23

3.10 Ethical Considerations 23

3.11 Limitations ofresearch 24

CHAPTER FOUR 25

DATA ANALYSIS, PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION 25

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4.0 Introduction .25

4.1 Personal Data ofthe ~s~nden~ ~ 25

4.2 Factors contributing to rural women’s social economic empowerment in Mbarara district in

Bugamba Sub County 29

4.3 Challenges affecting NGOs and rural women’s economic empowerment in Mbarara district3 I

4.4 The relationship between NGOs roles and women economic development in Bugamba Sub

County 33

CHAPTER FIVE 36

DISCUSSION OF THE FINDINGS 36

5.0 Introduction 36

5.1 Discussions 36

5.2 Conclusion 37

5.3 Recommendations

REFERENCES 40

APPENDIX I 43

QUESTIONNAIRE 43

Dear Respondent’ 43

SECTION A: Demographic data 43 

Abstract The study aimed at examining the role of NGOs in fostering social economic development of women in Mbarara, Uganda, a case study of Bugamba Sub County. The study was guided by three objectives which included to find out various factors contributing to rural \rwmcn~s social and economic empowerment in Mbarara, to find out the challenges affecting rural women’s social and economic empowerment and the relationship between NGOs roles and social economic development of women in Mbarara District The study was guided by a descriptive and case study design with a qualitative and quantitative approach used to gather information. The study further utilized both primary and secondary sources of data with simple and random sampling techniques. The findings established that both males and females participated in the research, 29.8% were male and 70.2% were females and also in the age bracket those that were under 25, 38.3% and those of 25-34 were 29.4% and finally those above 45 were 2% of the total sampled population. The first objective analyzed how illiteracy among rural women affects their economic empowerment in Mbarara District and the lindings established that numcracy had 25.4% cItxi compared to reading and writing that had 4 1.3%. The highly rated attribute in literacy was business management skills that were represented by 76.7%. The objective looked at how economic empowerment influences women development in Mbarara district and the findings in this regard show that participation is a major concern (70.2%) and also access to resources (61.5%). The third objective established the influence ol’ culture and women empowerment in Mbarara District and found that gender discrimination. gender attitude and self esteem were a major concern (83%). The study hence concluded that there is a relationship between adult literacy and rural economic empowerment as found by Rodgers (1994) and UNESCO (2013). The study hence recommended that there is need for awareness of the girl child about the essential basis ol’ cducation and ho~~ it can help transform the community into an economical developed society.

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Frontiers, E. & SADIK, M (2022). The Role of Ngos in Fostering Social Economic Development of Women in Mbarara, Uganda A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-County, Mbarara District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-ngos-in-fostering-social-economic-development-of-women-in-mbarara-uganda-a-case-study-of-bugamba-sub-county-mbarara-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and MUHUMUZA SADIK "The Role of Ngos in Fostering Social Economic Development of Women in Mbarara, Uganda A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-County, Mbarara District" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-ngos-in-fostering-social-economic-development-of-women-in-mbarara-uganda-a-case-study-of-bugamba-sub-county-mbarara-district. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and MUHUMUZA SADIK . "The Role of Ngos in Fostering Social Economic Development of Women in Mbarara, Uganda A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-County, Mbarara District". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-ngos-in-fostering-social-economic-development-of-women-in-mbarara-uganda-a-case-study-of-bugamba-sub-county-mbarara-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and SADIK, MUHUMUZA . "The Role of Ngos in Fostering Social Economic Development of Women in Mbarara, Uganda A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-County, Mbarara District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-ngos-in-fostering-social-economic-development-of-women-in-mbarara-uganda-a-case-study-of-bugamba-sub-county-mbarara-district