Factors influencing implementation of dispensary projects in county governments in kenya: a case of Isiolo county government
Community development projects requires the involvement and participation of local residents in identifying the strategies they wish to use to improve their quality of life. Participation is seen as developmental, educative, and integrative and as a means of protecting freedom. County governments is intended to transform the economic wellbeing of local communities leading to poverty reduction. In addition, it was hoped that the devolvement of funds in general, would enhance people’s participation in decision making processes; promote good governance and promote transparency and accountability. The general objective of the study was to find out the factors influencing the implementation of dispensary projects in county governments in Kenya: a case of Isiolo county government. The key limitation that was experienced is that respondents feared to give information since they did not know why the information is required but the researcher confirmed to them it is purely for academic purposes. The study targeted Isiolo county government in Isiolo County. The study involved all the management employees who included head of department of the county government. This study assumed that all the respondents responded honestly to the questionnaire and that the population identified was a represent the entire country governments in Kenya. This study adopted a descriptive research design. In choosing the members who were to participate, the researcher focused on the management and heads of sections. There were 50 management employees of Isiolo county government and these were the study respondent’s. This study adopted a census sample design which allowed to use a sample size of 50 respondents. Data was collected through questionnaire. On data analysis, descriptive statistic which included frequencies and percentages were used. Quantitative data was represented using tables while qualitative data was presented in narrative form. The study concludes that there is no reliable funds to implementation of dispensary projects and that County government does not allocate large amount of funds for implementation of dispensary projects. This study concludes that there is no communication between the county government and the project stakeholders and there is conflict between county governments and the project stakeholders. It can be concluded that they are many stakeholders with different interest’s county projects. On the conflict between county government and national government, the conflict has affected the implementation of projects. Due to this, it is concluded that the stakeholder’s support and implementation of dispensary projects is not satisfying. It was recommended that the county government should endeavor to improve the life of the community by allocating enough resources to development projects, that the county government should keep up the good spirit of embracing stakeholders support in order to ensure fully implementation of development projects and that the county government should endeavor to maximize their political goodwill for effective implementation of development projects.
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