The Contribution of Social Cash Transfers on the Livelihood of Vulnerable Households in Kiboga District, Uganda
Dr. Lubwama, Aida Nyenje (Supervisor)
Dr. Karyeija, Gerald (Supervisor)
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The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of social cash transfers on the livelihood of vulnerable households in Kiboga District. The specific objectives of the study were: - study aims at achieving the following objectives: To determine the contribution of target of social cash transfers on livelihood of vulnerable households in Kiboga District; To examine how accessibility of social cash transfers contributes to the livelihood of vulnerable households in Kiboga District; and to establish how delivery of the social cash transfers contributes to livelihood of the vulnerable households in Kiboga District. The study used a cross-sectional survey design, engaging both qualitative and quantitative data collection approaches to address the research problem. Both simple random and purposive sampling was used to select the respondents. The population size was 3859, with a sample of 374 respondents selected. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics and presented in tabular form. Findings discovered that target, accessibility and delivery of social cash transfers all had a positive and statistically significant relationship with delivery coming out as the strongest of all variables that contributed to livelihood of vulnerable households. The study findings pointed out that there were some inclusion and exclusion errors, poor road networks and fraud in the implementation of the project. Therefore, it is recommended that Government should come up with proper systems to assist on citizens’ birth and death registrations for better planning and errors reduction. Accessibility to social cash transfers needs to be explored more to reduce the cost of access. Systems should also be put in place to curb the leakages that are involved in the delivery of the social cash transfers.