An investigation into women participation in community development programmes: A case study of Kabwe Urban

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Mambwe, Wettan
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This research attempted to investigate the participation of women in the Community Development programmes in Kabwe Urban.In order to get the evidence systematically, objectives were set and these guided the work. The sample consisted of 81 respondents of which 70 were club members and 11 were members of staff.The main instruments for collecting data were questionnaires, interviews and personal observation.The study established that many women did not participate in programmes because of lack of equipment, material resources in clubs, problem of water, perceived benefits and harsh socio¬economic factors.The report has five chapters. The first chapter begins with an introduction through to definition of terms. The second chapter is devoted to literature review. Methodology and data collection procedure are discussed in chapter three. The fourth chapter provides the data analysis of the study and brings the highlights of the results. The study winds up with chapter five providing discussion, recommendations and conclusion.
Women in Community Development-Zambia , Women-Developing Countries