Michael Kaguamba Gichuru, Dr. Anastacia Musembi


The purpose of this study was to investigate factors influencing completion of poverty eradication projects in Nairobi City County, Kenya. The study used descriptive research design. The study focused on the poverty eradication CBOs based in Nairobi City County that were involved in planning and management of the poverty eradication projects. There were fifty-six (56) poverty eradication CBOs based in Nairobi City County. The unit of analysis was project managers, field officers and project coordinators from each of the poverty eradication CBOs. Therefore, the total number of respondents was one hundred and sixty-eight (168). Primary data was obtained from the questionnaires that were administered to respondents. SPSS was used to produce frequencies, descriptive and inferential statistics which were used to derive conclusions and generalizations regarding the population. The particular descriptive statistics were frequencies, mean scores and standard deviation. The particular inferential statistics were regression and correlation analysis. According to the findings of the study, financial resources and community participation have a positive and significant influence on project completion of poverty eradication projects. The study recommends that there is need for training and development practices involving training programs, community participation practices such as need assessment to be invoked.

Key Words: Poverty Eradication Projects, Financial Resources, Community Participation, Project Completion

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