Shadia Mohamed Idris
Abstract: Purpose of this study is to assess the impacts of training packages on Cheese making on the Socio-economic lives of the poor communities in Korom Village, south Kordofan, Sudan. Methods of the study was to target all households trained on Cheese making in Korom Village, 60 heads of Households on Cheese making. A questionnaire was designed and field trip was undertaken to Korom Village area where a sample of 60 respondents was interviewed in the communities, and results were analysis using stratified random sampling techniques. Result was to ascertain whether engaging in Cheese-making has practically led to reduction in poverty among the communities in Korom Village. Importance of the research to draw the attention of authorities to the plight of the poor communities in Korom Village so as to solicit support and assistance to activities that would give them (communities) increased incomes to enable them ward off their deep-seated poverty.
Keywords: Poverty, Community development, Income generation, Sudan