Geraldine Chepchirchir, Dr. Samson Nyang’au


The current study sought to determine stakeholder’s involvement practices and performance of street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi County. The study was guided by the following objectives; to examine influence of stakeholders’ collaboration, stakeholders’ risk management, on performance of street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi City County. The study was informed by Stakeholder theory, uncertain theory. A descriptive survey design was used in this research. The target population for this study was 205 respondents comprising of 42 social workers, 17 project managers/coordinator, 17 Sub- County children’s officers, 32 child protection volunteers and 17 M&E officers from the 17 street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi County. The researcher obtained the sample size of 95 respondents using Yamane formulae. Stratified sampling was employed to select respondents. The study used questionnaires to obtain the primary data. The pilot was carried out in Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) in Uasin Gishu County with similar structures as rehabilitation centers in Nairobi City County. The reliability and internal consistency of the instrument was tested by use of Cronbach’s alpha coefficient. The validity of this research instrument was measured through the opinion of experts and during the pilot study. The Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 25 was used to clean and analyze the data that has been collected. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used to examine the quantitative data. Standard deviation, mean, and other measures of central tendency make up the majority of the descriptive statistics. Correlation and multiple regression analysis was used as inferential statistics. Frequency tables were used to present the results. The study findings revealed that stakeholders’ collaboration (β1=0.249, p<0.05), stakeholders’ risk management (β2=0.212, p<0.05), stakeholders’ monitoring and evaluation (β3=0.279, p<0.05) had a positive and significant effect on performance of street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi City County. The study concluded that there exists a strong, positive and statistically correlation between stakeholders’ collaboration and performance of street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi City County. There exists a strong, positive and statistically correlation between stakeholders’ risk management and performance of street children rehabilitation projects in Nairobi City County. The study recommended that the street children rehabilitation projects management should always identify stakeholders who are experienced and are experts. The street children rehabilitation projects management should always involve all the stakeholders since they influence decisions of all projects and control the management by raising concerns and potential risks..


Stakeholder’s involvement practices, stakeholders’ collaboration, stakeholders’ risk management

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