Factors Affecting Project Implementation Amongst Non Governmental Organizations in Kenya

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FACTORS AFFECTING PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AMONGST NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN KENYA BY Ms. Cornel Ragen A THESIS PROPOSAL April 2013 ABSTRACT This study seeks to address the factors affecting project implementation in an organization with a focus on a non-governmental organisation. The process of project implementation, involving the successful development and introduction of projects in the organization, presents an ongoing challenge for managers. The study notes that there are many nongovernmental organizations that run similar programmes and this makes it difficult to realize the full intensions of a given project. The objectives of the study are; to establish the effect of resources management,…show more content…
An NGO cannot become a branch or affiliated with or connected with any organisation or group of a political nature established outside of Kenya. An NGO is required to benefit the public at large and promote social welfare, development charity, or research in areas including but not restricted to health, relief, agriculture, education, industry, and the supply of amenities and services (NGO Co-ordination Board, 2012). In a broad sense, NGOs, though relatively recently identified with an acronymic label and as a “third sector” are not new in Kenya (Salamon & Anheier 2002). Both local and international organizations have a long history in the territory. Since 1963, the beginning of Kenya's history as an independent country, the government of Kenya has encouraged the development of indigenous not‐for profit organizations, locally called harambee groups self‐help societies or community‐based organizations (CBOs). Harambee, which literally means, “let’s pull together” in Swahili, was the rally cry of Kenya's first President, Jomo
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