Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2038
Title: Micro finance and financial performance of small and medium enterprises in Tanzania
Other Titles: A case study of Ilala municipality
Authors: Mnunka, Halipha Iddy
Keywords: Micro finance
Financial performance
Small and medium enterprises
Tanzania
Issue Date: Nov-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University
Abstract: The study assessed the effects of Microfinance on financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Tanzania. Data from Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC 2018) shows that 18% of the SMEs collapse in the third year of establishment, while 20% remains dormant making little profits. The specific objective of the study were to establish the influence of provision of credit facilities on financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises, to determine the effect of savings mobilization on financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises and to find out the relationship between financial skills training and financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Tanzania. The research design used was descriptive research design. The target population consisted of the registered 3215 Small and Medium Enterprises and the sample size was 356 SMEs operating in Ilala Municipal. Data collection method used was questionnaire. The study used primary data which was obtained through self administered questionnaire with closed questions. 84.2% of the respondents was agreed that credit facilities affect the financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises, 84.3% of the respondents was agreed that saving mobilization affect the financial performance of Small and medium Enterprises and 85.4% of the respondents was agreed that financial skills training affect the financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Tanzania. The study recommended that the government and the Microfinance’s regulating bodies support to facilitate their growth and increase capacity of small and medium enterprises in Tanzania.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the directorate of postgraduate studies and research, Kampala International University in Tanzania in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award degree of master in business administration Banking and finance
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2038
Appears in Collections:Master of Accounting and Finance

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