Silas Otieno Okumu, Dr. Anayo Senelwa, Dr. Benard Lango


Donor funded projects are of great interest to the government, civil society organizations and the beneficiaries. Health projects are among the highly funded projects by both the government and donors. The general objective of the study was to examine the effect of scope management on performance of donor funded health projects in Kenya. The study was based on Theory of Triple Constraints. The study employed correlational research design.  The target population of the study involved 44 project managers, 115 project officers, 81 project monitoring & evaluation officers , and 68 project finance managers.   Census method was used to enumerate the entire population. Data was then collected using questionnaires.  Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis using SPSS. The data was then presented in statistical tables. All ethical considerations were strictly adhered to. The findings show that project scope management has significant effect on performance of donor funded health projects in Kenya (β1=0.580, p value= 0.000). The study recommends that project managers should have flexible project designs. This will enable them to incorporate changes that may be suggested by the project stakeholders. The project staff should also clearly define the roles of every project team members.


Key Words: Project Management Practices, Donor funded projects, scope management, performance, donor funded health projects 

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