Kathleen Murrey, Dr. Faith Mutwiri


The Purpose of the study is to establish the factors influencing the implementation of social protection projects in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. Specifically, this study sought to establish the effect of managerial skills on effective implementation of social protection projects in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya, to analyze the impact of resources mobilization on effective implementation of social protection projects in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. This study used descriptive research design. The target population for this study was 467 respondents comprising of sub chiefs, village elders, youth leaders, Women leaders, social workers and Community health volunteers. A total sample size of 216 respondents was taken with the aid of Yamane (1967) formula. The study used stratified random sampling technique in choosing the sample size targeted respondents. This research used a questionnaire to collect primary data. Pilot study was administered in order to test for validity, reliability and practicability of the research instruments. This study collected both quantitative and qualitative data. Qualitative data was analyzed by use of content analysis. Quantitative data was coded then analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) computer software version 23. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze the data in frequency distributions and percentages which was presented in tables and figures. The study used inferential statistics to establish the relationship between the variables. The study results were presented through use of tables and figures. The study concludes that managerial skills have a positive and significant effect on effective implementation of social protection projects in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. In addition, the study concludes that resource mobilization has a positive and significant effect on effective implementation of social protection projects in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. From the results, the study recommends that Uasin Gishu County, Kenya should ensure regular and effective training of the project managers to equip them with the needed skills to implement projects effectively.


Social protection projects, managerial skills, resources mobilization, implementation 

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