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Title: The Extent Of Economic Empowerment Of Women Through Adult Education: The Case Of Kolfe Keranyo Sub-City
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: , Enguday Ademe (Dr)
Zinash, Tesfaye
Keywords: women through adult education.
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the extent of economic empowerment of women through adult education. To conduct this study, 238 women‟s and 10 facilitators, coordinators and administrative members were sampled from Kolfe Keranyo Sub-city Woreda 01 and 05. For the women‟s questionnaires were used, and the facilitator ,coordinators and administrative members were interviewed, the content of the questionnaire and interview were about the economic gains derived by women‟s after joining adult literacy program, the major factors influencing women‟s economic empowerment and further supports needed to empower women economically through adult literacy program. The study yields that woman‟s adult education program learners. According to the study, their primary reason for joining adult literacy program were for economic benefit and their major gains are; the increment of the household income level, quality education and better health services for them and their families. On the other hand, the contributing factors for the economic gains are; supports of the concerned bodies and the favorable environments given to them. There are also influencing factors; the traditional attitude, belief and practice. Accordingly, Kolfe Keranyo Sub-city Woreda o1 and 05 administrations perform different activities to achieve full commitment for the success of the economic empowerment of women through adult education by creating awareness for women‟s and the societies about the program. However, with regard to getting quality education; starting from the selection of favorable environments, teaching materials and other supports required from the concerned bodies are some of the limitations with regard to the program. On the bases of the above findings, it is suggested that adult education programs are instruments for women‟s economic empowerment thus, the concerned bodies need to work together to achieve the desirable objectives
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