Topics: Small business, Business, Population growth Pages: 45 (10044 words) Published: December 5, 2012

The undersigned certifies that He has read and hereby recommends for acceptance by the Tumaini University-Dar es salaam College, a research report entitled “An Impact Assessment of the Contribution of Entrepreneurial skills on Sustainability of Micro and Small Enterprises in Rural Tanzania: A survey of selected Micro and Small Enterprises in Kisarawe District-Coast Region.”, in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree of (BBA) Bachelor of business administration


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I, Bulashi Charles.Z. Declare that this research project report is my own original work and that it has not been presented to any other University for a similar or any other degree award.


This Research Paper is copyright material protected under Berne convention, the copyright Act 1996 and other international and national enactments, in that behalf on intellectual property. It may not be reproduced by any means, in full or in partial except for short extracts in fair dealing, for Research or private study, critically scholarly review or discourse with an acknowledgement, without written permission of the Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs, on behalf of both the author and the Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College.


I dedicate this work to my precious wife, Annuciater. C. Bulashi, whom, in this challenging world, I counsel, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I would like first of all to thank the almighty God for the strength and capacity that enable me to successfully accomplish this academic work. I express my gratitude to my supervisor Mr.Ngewe.G for useful inputs on development of this Research Report and all lectures, my colleagues and Friends for their advices.

I express my gratitude also to Mr. Joseph M.K.K.Njile who is the Chairman of TCCIA Kisarawe branch for his assistance of the full list of MSE’s in kisarawe rural and Mr.Ally Seleman one of the MSE’s owners in the field of study for assisting me on the collection of questionnaires and thanks to all Respondents for their tolerance and contribution in providing their business information’s.

Also I owe my gratitude to my beloved wife Annuciater for her patience and encouragement in the course of preparing this Research Report .

Finally I owe to express my gratitude to my Parents Rev.J.S. Bulashi (Mr and Mrs) and Imelda Ngairo for their prayers and encouragement for all my academic works and this Paper.


Business Sustainability:
Is the increase in productivity and/or reduction of consumed resources without Compromising product or service quality, competitiveness, or profitability.The business that keeps in existence, it continues to be there, that can be Kept going or maintained forever.

Economic Growth:
Refers to increase in real per capita income. In a free enterprises economy, it is the price mechanism that to a large extent determines the rate of economic growth

Entrepreneurial skills:
Are the skills related to identifying business opportunities and receiving a sustainable income from these Opportunities.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP):
This is the total market value of all final goods and services produced within the country in a given period of time. It is also considered as the sum of value added at every stage of production(the intermediate stages) of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time, and it is given a money value.

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