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IU Digital Institutional Repository


Welcome to the Ibanda University Digital Institutional Repositoy . This is the University’s official Institutional Repository. It aims to collect, preserve and showcase the intellectual output of staff and students of IU. This growing collection of research includes peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, working papers, theses, and more.


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Challenges Facing Female Headed Households in Accessing and Utilizing Microfinance Lending among Selected Municipalities of South West Uganda

John Busingye – Vol.37,  No.1,  20th January 2018 | Page No.: 185–194

Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by gender inequality in the form of income, health, education, employment and human rights; suggesting that efforts aimed at reducing extreme poverty benefit males relatively more than females. Access to microfinance is one single factor identified to contribute to reduction in gender inequality. However, female headed households continue to be excluded from utilizing microfinance services either due to their relatively low income levels and lack of assets as collateral. .Click for more

Micro-credit and Women Empowerment: A Case of Female Headed Households in Uganda

John Busingye – Vol.37,  No.3,  05th March 2018 | Page No.: 58–69

Progress of any society especially the poor is based on government Interventions or any development partner. Micro-credit are mandated to empower women. This study aimed at finding out whether the outcomes of utilization of Micro-credit have led to empowerment of Female Headed Households (FHHs). Click for more

Public-Private Partnership in Health Care and Its Impact on Health Outcomes: Evidence from Ruharo Mission Hospital in Uganda

Justus Asasira – Vol.6,  No.12,  December 2018 | Page No.: 79–87

Uganda’s government has embraced private provision of social services including health care. The involvement of private providers is an indicator that the public facilities are not sufficient enough to meet the high demands of the ever-increasing population. This has been done through partnership arrangements. This paper discusses the impact of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in health care outcomes Click for more

Finding Out the Relationship between Employee Income Security Schemes and Performance of Teachers in Primary Schools in Uganda-Ibanda District

Assumpta Tushabirane – Volume III, Issue VIII, August 2019 | ISSN 2454–6186

This study investigated the relationship between employee income security Schemes and performance of teachers in primary schools in Uganda -Ibanda District. The study adopted cross-sectional and correlational research designs on a sample of 155 using a self-administered and an interview guide. Data were analyzed using both quantitative and qualitative data methods.Click for more

Establishing the Relationship between Agency Banking Costs and Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Uganda: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Mbarara Branch

Christopher Banura Ruyooka – September 2019 Page No.: 324-330

Evidence shows that financial performance of commercial banks in developing countries has remained relatively poor. Most of the commercial banks have failed to meet their operational costs and this has forced them out of the market. The biggest challenge however has been the result of poor bank policies and products offered to a relatively small customer base. Therefore,  Click for More

Dynamics of loan delinquency by SME owners in Uganda

Dr. John Busingye – November 2019 Page No.: 353-360

The study mainly set out to investigate the factors that influence loan delinquency by SME owners in Uganda. SME owners in Mbarara Municipality, South West Uganda provided conceptual setting of the study. This paper contributes to the body of knowledge by determining the local business context influencing loan delinquency among SME owners. The study fixated on the factors that Click for more

Tackling Gender poverty relations within Households through micro-credit Programs in Uganda

Dr. John Busingye – 14th December 2019 Vol.6, No.12, Page No.: 128-139

The study mainly set out to investigate the factors that influence gender relations in Uganda. This paper contributes to the body of knowledge by determining the local gender context influencing gender poverty relations in the face of micro-credit programs and practices in Uganda. The study was grounded on the feminist conflict theory. Women accessing and utilizing microcredit programs from Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs) in Mbarara (MM) and Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipalities (BIM) of South West Uganda provided the contextual setting of the study. Click for more

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