The impact of selected factors on access to credit for women in small and medium enterprises: the case of Microfinance Institutions in Kinondoni district

dc.contributor.authorFuime, Safari Hilmary
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-03T17:02:09Z
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-08T11:38:30Z
dc.date.available2019-09-03T17:02:09Z
dc.date.available2020-01-08T11:38:30Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.descriptionAvailable in print copyen_US
dc.description.abstractThis study was conducted in Dar es Salaam with the aim of assessing the impact of selected factors on the women SMEs access to credit. The population for this study was Kinondoni district small and medium women entrepreneurs’ business owners. The sample of 50 retailers’ was selected using the simple random Sampling. Both primary and secondary methods were used to collect data. Analyses of data were made using qualitative and quantitative methods. The findings reveal that most women believe that they can do business better if they are supported. The respondents agreed that conditions put by Microfinance Institutions hinder them to access loan. Also the finding of the study shows that the borrowing cost is the major constraint to the women SMES to access loan. The study recommends that more education should be given to the public to create awareness that women can do business better if they are supported. Also, it is recommended that interest charged should be reduced so as to enable more women to access loans. Furthermore, borrowing cost should be regulated time to time to enable creation of good business environment to women small and medium enterprises.en_US
dc.identifier.citationFuime, S.H.(2011). The impact of selected factors on access to credit for women in small and medium enterprises: the case of Microfinance Institutions in Kinondoni district. Master dissertation, university of Dar es Salaam. Available at (http://41.86.178.3/internetserver3.1.2/search.aspx)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://localhost:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/6282
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherThe university of Dar es Salaamen_US
dc.subjectWomen-owned business enterprisesen_US
dc.subjectSmall businessen_US
dc.subjectSelf- employed womenen_US
dc.subjectBusinesswomenen_US
dc.subjectFinanceen_US
dc.subjectMicrofinance Institutionsen_US
dc.subjectKinondoni districten_US
dc.subjectTanzaniaen_US
dc.titleThe impact of selected factors on access to credit for women in small and medium enterprises: the case of Microfinance Institutions in Kinondoni districten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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