International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Tanzania | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

Role of Local Government Authorities to Street Hawking Business in Mwanza City Council - Tanzania

Elirehema Moses Kaaya | Samwel Marwa Werema [6]

Abstract: The paper examines the role of local government authority to street hawking business in Mwanza City. The paper dwells on the nature of street hawking merchandised business, the financial contribution of Mwanza City Council to street hawking, the extent of training and education offered and measures taken by local government authorities to promote street hawking. The study adopted case study research design under both qualitative and quantitative approaches. A sample of 150 respondents were used. The study finds that the local government authorities in Mwanza City Council plays a large role in promoting, educating, training as well as providing financial assistance to street hawkers in the area. The study recommends that the local government should provide financial assistance in the form of individual loans and not group loans to the street hawkers. It is also recommends that the local government should put into place better mechanisms for educating street hawkers and provision of health services at business premises of street hawkers.

Keywords: Street Hawking, Local Government, Financial Support, Training, Promotion of Street Hawking Business

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 2074 - 2080

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