Challenges facing effective management of youth entrepreneurship projects in Bungoma town location, Kanduyi Division, Bungoma south district, Kenya
This study was set out to identify the challenges facing effective management of youth entrepreneurship projects in Bungoma Town location, Kanduyi division, Buhgoma South district, Kenya. The specific objectives that guided in the systematic collection and analysis of data were: to determine whether (a ) gender,( b) level of education,( c ) level of experience of youths (d) training ( e ) inadequate finance affected effective management of youth projects: and (f) to determine possible solutions to the challenges affecting effective management of these youth projects. The study sought to find the relationship in variables in the following hypotheses and find answers to the following research question: There is no significant relationship between( a) gender (b) level of education ( c) level of experience of youths in handling project activities (d) training (e) available finances and effective management of youth entrepreneurship projects in Bungoma Town location, and what are the possible solutions to the challenges affecting effective management of youth projects in Bungoma Town location? The researcher reviewed general and empirical literature in related areas globally, regionally and other parts of Kenya. Descriptive survey design was adopted in attempt to collect data from youths about the current status of the youth .projects. Explanatory research was also used. By method of analysis; correlation method was used to describe in quantitative terms the degree to which challenges were related to the effective management of youth projects. The accessible population was ten youth groups and all were selected for study. Stratified random sampling was employed since youth groups contained both officials and ordinary members .Simple random sampling was used to obtain respondents from ordinary members. Questionnaire was used to collect data and descriptive statistics and calculation of chi-square were used to analyse and proof the hypotheses and answer the research question of the study. A summary of the analysis of the study was done, conclusions, discussions of findings as related to theory and literature review, recommendations and suggestions for further study were made.