International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

Factors Influencing Implementation Of Constituen-cy Development Fund Projects In Public Secondary Schools In Kiminini Constituency, Trans-Nzoia County

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Mercy Nafula Juma



Keywords : Project Implementation, Education projects, CDF



ABSTRACT: The ultimate goal of cdf is development. In Kiminini constituency, some education projects have not been implemented successfully. This in itself undermines development in the constituency. This study aimed at determining how specific factors do influence implementation of constituency development funded projects in public secondary schools in Kiminini to accomplish this aim the study focused on three objectives: to establish factors that led to successful implementation of cdf projects in Public Secondary schools within Kiminini constituency; to determine factors that led to unsuccessful implementation of some cdf projects in public secondary schools within Kiminini constituency contrary to plan and finally to determine how identified factors influence project implementation. The study used descriptive survey research design sample sizes of 324 people were from intended beneficiaries of the project and stakeholders. The target populations were drawn from Nabiswa, Kiungani, Kiminini locations and cdf office in Kiminini. Purposeful sampling was used to identify 109 schools with projects funded by CDF out of which the researcher then used random sampling to identify 45 schools with projects funded by CDF using SSP. Data was collected by use of structured questionnaire, interview schedule and observation. The data was then analyzed by use of stastical package for social scientists to yield mean, variance and percentages. The results obtained have been presented in the form of tables. The findings were as follows: The existence of adequate funds facilitated the successful of projects, however a number of factors contributed to projects not being implemented as planned such as lack of community participation in selecting the projects; mismanagement of funds; ineffective M&E Mechanism, lack of political goodwill and finally inability to prioritize the school projects in terms of needs. based on the foregoing findings several conclusion were arrived at, proper management of funds enhances successful implementation of projects, project identification, effective M&E, Community participation in selecting of projects, political good will, priotizing projects in terms of school need have a significance influence on implementation of cdf funded projects in public secondary schools and this factors do complement each other in determining the success or failure of a project. The recommendations are that the government should establish a legal and regulatory framework to govern the operations of cdf funded projects at constituency level, thus promoting accountability and transparency in the management of the said projects.CDF committee members should comprise of the technical team well vast with project management skills with them cases of aborted projects will be minimal.



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