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Volume 8 Issue 2
February-2021
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2102160

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1342-1354

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Impact of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises on Improving Socioeconomic Status of Women in Ethiopia: The Case of Hawassa City

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2349-5162

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"Impact of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises on Improving Socioeconomic Status of Women in Ethiopia: The Case of Hawassa City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 2, page no.1342-1354, February-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2102160.pdf

Abstract

Developing countries like Ethiopia are facing extreme poverty, unemployment specially women and youths. To poll out these countries from these problems, Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSSEs) are coming in to picture as one of the important remedial development tool for poverty reduction. This study has dealt with impact of MSSEs on improving socio-economic status of women in Hawassa City. The data used in the study was collected using survey method from primary sources using questionnaire, interviews, personal observations and focus group discussions while secondary data were collected through reviewing the documents, books and scholars research journals. Techniques of data analysis used in the research work include Chi square tests, ANOVA, Paired sample T-tests and descriptive statistics. In the study, 266 MSSEs owners were participated as a sample of the study by using simple random sampling and stratified sampling design. The findings and the data of the study show that MSSEs are played vital role on improving the socio-economic status of women in the study area even though their participation is limited compared to their counter parts. However, despite of their contribution, MSSEs faced problems like shortage of working capital, lack of market and market linkage, lack of improved technologies, inflexible collateral system, inadequate infrastructure and training, etc.… Finally, the study pinouts the important recommendations for the intervention of the problems associated with MSSEs in reducing poverty prevailed on women population in the study area.

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Micro and Small Scale Enterprises, Unemployment, Socio-economic Status of women, Poverty and Development and Developing Countries

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"Impact of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises on Improving Socioeconomic Status of Women in Ethiopia: The Case of Hawassa City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 2, page no. pp1342-1354, February-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2102160.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2102160
Registration ID: 305630
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 2 | Year February-2021
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Page No: 1342-1354
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Impact of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises on Improving Socioeconomic Status of Women in Ethiopia: The Case of Hawassa City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 2, page no. pp1342-1354, February-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2102160.pdf




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