NGOs Income Generation Services and Rural Women Empowerment in Rwanda: A Case of Care International in Huye District, Isaro Programme

Authors

  • Magnifique UWANDINDA School of Social Sciences, Public Administration and Management Mount Kenya University, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Mercyline KAMANDE Mount Kenya University

Keywords:

NGOs, Income Generating Services, Rural women, empowerment, CARE International, Isaro Programme, Rwanda

Abstract

The main intention of this research was to analyze the role of NGOs income generating service and empowerment of rural women in Rwanda with a case of care international in Huye district, the Isaro program. The investigator used the interview guide, questionnaire and observation to collect information from the primary respondents and the field in general. Bouchard Formula was used to draw 97 respondents from target population of 2015 people (5 employees of Isaro Programme and 2010 rural women) including 5 respondents who are employees of Isaro Programme and 92 respondents who are direct beneficiaries of Isaro Programme applied both simple random and census as sampling techniques. The collected information was analyzed using multiple linear regression and correlation analysis by use of SPSS 21.0 version. The findings showed that 83 (85.6%) of respondents strongly agreed that the Isaro programme offers capacity building through training, 84 (86.6%) of respondents strongly agreed that Isaro program offers access to credit, 85 (87.6%) of respondents that the Isaro programme has group saving scheme as a service offered to rural women, 84 (86.6%) of respondents strongly agreed that Isaro programme offers mutuelle de santé as a service to rural women,

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2021-10-02

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UWANDINDA, M., & KAMANDE, M. (2021). NGOs Income Generation Services and Rural Women Empowerment in Rwanda: A Case of Care International in Huye District, Isaro Programme. Journal of Advance Research in Social Science and Humanities (ISSN: 2208-2387), 7(10), 138–147. Retrieved from https://nnpub.org/index.php/SSH/article/view/1042