Household Projections For Kenya

The general objective of the study was to project the households in Kenya to the year 2030 using the 1999 population and housing census data. The study specifically looked at obtaining the age specific headship rates for Kenya as at 1999, projecting the population to the year 2030. The study makes use of the headship rates method to compute the projected households to the year 2030. The age specific headship rates are first computed for the base year. The population projections are also computed to year 2030.

Assessment of data quality and information use of the community health information system: A case study of Karurumo community health unit- Embu county, Kenya

This study focused on assessing data quality and information use of Karurumo Community Health Unit (CHU) data collected through the Community Health Information System (CHIS), for the period September to November 2014. The assessment focused on three dimensions of data quality: completeness accuracy; and timeliness. Use of information was assessed based on: dialogue, action, feedback, referral, sharing and advocacy. Data was obtained from the CHIS data collection tools as well as from the District Health Information Software (DHIS2).

Code mixing in verbal humour in Stand-up Comedy: a case study of selected Chipkeezy’s performances in Churchill Show

Humour is probably specific to human species and verbal humour certainly is, as it is carried by language use in a certain context to achieve humorous effects. People are able to laugh for something interesting no matter how different they are in terms of their culture, country, age, or sex, humour is therefore a universal phenomenon shared by all people. The aim of the present study was to analyze code-mixing strategies for humorous purposes in stand-up comedy.

Analysis of the Networks and Traceability Systems of Organic Kales Value Chains in Nairobi and its Environs, Kenya

Some product information asymmetry is always present in food value chains; when the asymmetry is high, it increases food safety markets imperfection, reduces trust among stakeholdersand could compromise food safety and quality. This study assessed information asymmetry through evaluation of the network structure and traceability strategies in the organickales value chains around Nairobi. A survey of organic farmers and marketing outlets in Nairobiwas conducted.

The relationship between capital structure and profitability of listed non financial firms in Kenya

Capital structure decision is the vital one since the profitability of an enterprise is directly affected by such decision. The determination of a company’s capital structure constitutes a difficult decision, one that involves several and antagonistic factors, such as risk and profitability. That decision becomes even more difficult, in times when the economic environment in which the company operates presents a high degree of instability.

Ergonomic factors considered in information systems implemented in Kenya: The Case of firms in Nairobi

The focus of this study was to determine the relative importance attached to ergonomic factors by IT consultants, their actual consideration of ergonomics factors, and constraints to the actual consideration of the same factors in the information systems that they implement in Kenya. The need for this study arises from the fact that whereas ergonomics need to be considered in information systems implemented, the state of ergonomics considered in Kenya is not known.

The Relationship Between Capital Structure And Profitability Of Micro Finance Institutions In Kenya

Over the last 20 years, microfinance institutions in Kenya have largely developed through concerted grant funding. This situation prevailed up to the late 1990s when key donors started pushing MFIs to start moving towards sustainability in their operations. Most MFIs in Kenya had started off as NGOs and had built significant supply side competencies. The push towards sustainability was therefore not going to be easy for institutions previously focused on free spending outreach drives, rather than sustainable operations. This study used descriptive statistics.

Influence of extrinsic motivation on employee’s performance in Moi Teaching and Referral hospital Eldoret, Kenya

Employee extrinsic motivation in Kenya‟s health sector is one major issue that needs to be tackled in a manner that satisfies employees with their current employment and allows them to develop a loyalty towards the organizations they work for. There are numerous factors that influence employee motivation in such a dynamic environment. One important case is that of the health care sector, which has failed to keep its employee turnover rates low. High employee turnover comes as an unfruitful cost to the employers and it is important to deal with such a cost in order to remain competitive.

Business opportunities and challenges for small and medium enterprises in waste recycling in Nairobi East sub-county

Waste management is one of the most visible urban services whose effectiveness and sustainability serves as an indicator for good local governance. Waste management therefore is a good indicator of performance of a municipality. The search for sustainable development, increased population pressure in urban areas, land limitations associated with difficulties in finding suitable sites for establishing landfills as well as decrease in raw materials compounded with challenges of waste collection and disposal, makes recycling a preferred option for solid waste management.

A Survey of Information Systems Security Practices Adopted by Commercial Banks in Kenya

Information systems security is a fundamental concept in the present times owing to the great dependency that almost all functions within an organization rely on information systems for their day to day operations to be successful in terms of cycle times, cost, efficiency, accuracy, and so on. Commercial banks perform functions such as safekeeping of money, transfer of money, and so on and they rely on information systems to perform these functions on behalf of their customers.

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