Effect Of Youth Enterprises Development Fund On Performance Of Youth Enterprises (A Case Study On Kajiado County, Kenya)
Koigi, Joseph N
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The main aim for this study was to investigate the effect of youth enterprises development fund on performance of youth enterprises in Kajiado County. The YEDF provide loans to start a business, expand a business and finance the groups that have received tenders from different organizations .The YEDF targets the young people ranging from 18 to 35 years. The objectives of the study were: to establish the effect of the constituency based loans on performance of youth enterprises, to establish the effect of business expansion loan on performance of youth enterprises and to establish the effect of local purchase order financing on performance of youth enterprises. Other factors that other researchers have studied on are market linkage, business skill training, provision of funds and many others. In this study there is a theoretical literature which gives more information on the research questions. The study used a descriptive research design for collecting data from the respondents. The study also used stratified sampling techniques to give all the elements in the population an equal chance. The study used Krejcie and Morgan Table to determine the sample size. Using Krejcie and Morgan Table, a sample size of 370 was used to represent a total population of 12,026youth enterprises. The respondents were based in Kajiado County. The study used questionnaires which were given to the respondents. In the study data was collected and analyzed and the study presented the findings, conclusions and recommendations at the end of the study.