SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS.
Course: RESEARCH METHODS
Course code: ECO 217
Task: GROUP ASSIGNMENT
NAMES REG. NO. SIGN 1. HUSSEIN IBRAHIM ABDIRAHMAN ECO/201/O9 ……… 2. THIONG AGUTO GAAR ECO/1002/10 ………. 3. JACKLYNE .C.KIPTOO ECO/137/10 ……… 4. BOWEN KEMBOI LEONARD ECO/1004/09 ………… 5. KEINO EMMANUEL KIPRUTO ECO/1002/09 ………… 6. ALEX KIPCHUMBA MATIY ECO/1008/10 ………… 7. CHEPKWONY RAPHAEL .K. ECO/1005/09 ……........ 8. SYLVIA NYANDUKO OGEGA ECO/1003/09 …………
LECTURER: DR. OMONDI OPIYO
DATE: 4TH NOVEMBER, 2010.
Proposal for Research Study
Factors affecting the success rate of microfinance in Economic students association funding project By GROUP SEVEN
4th November 2010
We hereby declare that this research proposal has not been submitted to any other institution for any academic qualification. By Group 7 members
Date 4th November 2010
This proposal is dedicated to the ESA for it’s fully support in ensuring the success of the project.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of content
1.1background of the study
1.2statement of the problem
1.3 purpose of the study
1.5Significance of study
1.6 scope of the study
1.7Limitations of the study
3.3Instruments of data collection
3.4Data analysis and presentation
The main problem that this proposal tends to address is the factors that affect the success rate of the ESA micro finance project.
ESA was formed in 1987 to support student’s effort in their economic development and promoting economic excellence. It further had to come up with a program for aiding the needy students by providing microfinance. The objective of the program is to make the finances accessible to students with financial constraints. 1.1Background of the study
Since the formation of ESA it has gone through different stages. On the basis of learning by doing method this program incrementally improved in term of management, process, implementation and replication aspects to develop as a micro finance model by successful implementation and then replication to other areas. A proposal is needed to document this process with the identification and analysis of the effects that will affect the success rate of coming up with the project. 1.2Statement of the problem
The research will investigate the effects of the success rate of the project to be funded by ESA so as the needy students will achieve aid for their continuity in their academics. 1.3Purpose of Study
The purpose of the Study will be to document the microfinance model building and to identify the effects that affect the success rates of the program and processes in this learning by doing method of...