Community development initiatives and poverty reduction: the role of the Ethiopian Kale Heywot Church in Ethiopia.
The study focused on the Ethiopian Kale Heywot Church community development program in five selected project areas, namely Lambuda, Durame, Shashamane, Debraziet and Nazret. The analysis subsequently examined the nature and extent of community participation in the project planning, implementation and decision-making phases. Thereafter, the study brought into focus general observations gleaned from the investigation and provides recommendation to the EKHC and other stakeholders that have been involved in development activities.
Quantitative and qualitative methods of research have been applied throughout the investigation. Accordingly, observation, in depth interviews, focus group discussions and structured and semi-structured questionnaires were used to gather information. The qualitative mode was employed to gather socially dynamic information on issues relating to beneficiaries’
School Location:South Africa
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:ethiopian kale heywot church community based social services ethiopia nonprofit organizations
Date of Publication:01/01/2004