FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE COMPLETION OF CDF FUNDED PROJECTS IN KANGUNDO CONSTITUENCY

NICODEMUS BROWNLEY OYALO

Abstract


Many constituencies are faced with challenges in implementing their constituency development fund projects. During the financial years 2006 to 2012, the Auditor General’s and National Tax Payers’ reports revealed irregularities in procurement procedures and possible embezzlement of millions of shillings by skewing resource allocation, project selection and oversight in Kangundo Constituency (Ngugi, 2014). The purpose of this study, therefore, was to assess the factors influencing completion of CDF funded projects specifically a case of Kangundo Constituency in Machakos County in Kenya. Descriptive research design, stratified proportionate random sampling techniques and inferential statistics were used. Data collection was done using both structured and unstructured questionnaires, interview schedules and observation of records in the relevant offices. Questionnaires were administered to technical officers, CDFCs, PMCs, and projects’ beneficiaries. A pilot study was conducted to ascertain the validity and reliability of the instruments. The researcher used both the primary and secondary data in the analysis. Multiple regression and descriptive data analysis was used. Data findings were presented in frequency distribution tables and in prose form.

 

Key Words: CDF Funded Projects

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