International Journal of Research in Finance and Management
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Impact of national economic empowerment and development strategy (NEEDS) on rural women: A case study of Yelwa Na Farko in Mubi, Adamawa state-Nigeria
Hasiya Salihu and Hamisu Ali
This paper examines the impact of National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) on Yelwa Na Farko Development Association in Mubi North Local Government Area, by looking at the contribution the NEEDS had made on the rural women in understanding their goals in term of self-reliance in the study area. This study used primary data collection from the respondents through the use of questionnaire and interview; two hundred and eighty questionnaires (280) were distributed and two hundred and fifty questionnaires (250) were successfully returned which recorded (89%) of returned. The study employed simple percentage to analyse the data collected. The result obtained depicts that there is serious discrimination, lack of sufficient capital among the rural women in the study area. The study recommends that; government should breach the gap of discrimination (gender equality) among the rural women, government should provide working capital for rural women and also government should include them in all their decision such as commercial activities, politics and awareness coaching among themselves.
Hasiya Salihu, Hamisu Ali. Impact of national economic empowerment and development strategy (NEEDS) on rural women: A case study of Yelwa Na Farko in Mubi, Adamawa state-Nigeria. Int J Res Finance Manage 2021;4(1):52-56.