Determinants of successful implementation of national safety net programmes in Kwale county, Kenya
The National safety Net Programs, Popularly known as Inua jamii programs are a set of Government of Kenya interventions to help poor and vulnerable groups in the Kenyan community including the Older persons, People with Disability, Orphans and Vulnerable Children and the urban poor access basic needs. They can be in form of cash subsidies in terms of Cash transfers, which are regular and predictable cash subsidies or material assistance such as food provided by the state as a social contract with her citizens. The general objective of the study was to investigate the Determinants of the Implementation of the National Safety Net Programs in Kwale County, Kenya. The study had four specific objectives, that is, to find out the extent to which financial resources influence the implementation of the National Safety Net Programs, to establish how the administrative practices influence the implementation of the National Safety Net Programs to find out the extent to which poverty rates influence the implementation of the National Safety Net Programs and to establish the extent to which Governance influences the implementation of the National Safety Net Programs in Kwale County, Kenya. From the four objectives, four research questions were derived and answers to these questions assisted the researcher to draw meaningful conclusions. The Literature review focused on the role of these players in the implementation of the National Safety Net programs in Kenya. The first chapter of this project outlines the background information, the problem statement, the objectives, the scope and lastly the significance of the study. The researcher here in introduces the project by clearly spelling out the background information of this research. The second chapter encompasses the literature review, both theoretical and empirical, the conceptual framework and the gaps of the study. The third chapter covers the research methodology. Under methodology, the researcher extrapolates the research design, population and area of study, sample and sampling design, data collection methods, validity and reliability of the research instruments. Chapter four presents, the analysis and results of the study while chapter five discusses the findings of the study and gives conclusions and recommendations and suggestions on areas of further research..A group of 115 respondents was targeted for this study. The researcher used the descriptive survey design and data collection was by use of Questionnaires and an interview schedule. In addition, interviews were also conducted on key informants to provide clarity on complex issues not captured in the questionnaires. Data analysis was done by use of frequency tables and the hypothesis was tested using the Chi Square. Data was analyzed by use of SPSS.Presentation of data was in the form of frequency tables, followed by an interpretation. This study will lend knowledge to government personnel, donors and stakeholders working in the NSNP programs and Researchers will use the findings from this study to do more research.