The relationship between non interest income and financial performance of commercial banks in kenya

The objective of the study was to establish the relationship between the noninterest income and the financial performances of commercial banks in Kenya. Banks have a vital function in the economy. Traditionally banks have been thought of as firms which take deposits and make loans, and profit by the difference between the costs of the former and the earnings from the latter activities. Commercial banks in Kenya have experienced significant new competition and have lost valuable regulatory protection.

The effect of real estate finance portfolio size on the stock performance of commercial banks listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange

According to Central Banks of Kenya (CBK) 2010, The Kenyan real estate finance has grown rapidly over recent years in both value of loans and number of loans. The study is set out with the objective of establishing the relationship between the real estate finance portfolio size (Mortgage) and the stock performance (return) of commercial banks listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange in Kenya.

Factors influencing empowerment of Women on management of group projects in Winam division, Kisumu Kenya

The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that influence empowerment of women on management of group projects in Winam division, Kisumu East, Kenya. This study was designed to fulfill four objectives: Influence of trainings and literacy, influence of community and culture, influence of ICT Infrastructure and influence of access to financial resources on management of group projects. The study was significant in the attempt to unearth women groups in making correct choices on the management of their group projects thus reduce their poverty rate.

Factors affecting women entrepreneurs’ financial performance in Kenya

The design of this research was descriptive survey research. The researcher targeted a population of 200 but sample 150 was obtained. A descriptive survey research seeks to obtain information that describes existing phenomena by asking individuals about their perceptions, attitude, behaviour or values. The data collected was analyzed using inferential statistics.

Socio-economic factors influencing sustainability of women income generating group projects in Mogotio sub-county, Kenya

Kenya vision 2030 has various projects with women enterprise fund. This aims to provide Kenyan women with access to alternative financial services through establishment of small and medium enterprises. The women enterprise funds provide loans to 170,307 women across the country. During 2011/.20122 financial year and since its inception of 2007/.2008 the total of 484,245 women received loans in order to improve their projects and sustain the society and family welfare.

Factors that influence the participation of women in formal business in Kenya: a case of Kimilili-Bungoma District

This study set out to establish the factors that influence the participation of women entrepreneurs in formal business in Kenya, a case of Kimilili-Bungoma District. Studies conducted in different parts of the world with regard to women entrepreneurs as is indicated in the literature, recognized women as being one of the most relevant untapped resources for entrepreneurship yet failed to bring out the issue of the participation of women in formal business. Women’s economic relevance and contributions is widely acknowledged that it will lead to sustainable development.

The Relationship between size and profitability of Kenyan Banks: A Case of Commercial Banks in Kenya

The study was carried out to establish the relationship between size and profitability of Kenyan commercial banks between the year 1998 and 2007. The main objective of the study was to determine whether or not there exists a relationship between profitability of banks and their various size variables. Various independent variables were identified and they include: technology, branch network, human resources, liquidity, shareholders funds, customer deposits, bank loans, total assets and advances to customers as very essential in determining the profitability of a commercial bank.

The effect of agency banking on financial performance of commercial banks in Kenya

The study was informed by introduction of agency banking into the banking industry and the upsurge of agent outlets in this industry. The main issue was that there had been a dramatic rise in customer numbers and value of transactions carried out by the new service. The profitability of the banking sector has also been on the rise. So, the empirical problem was whether there exists a relationship between Agent activities in terms of the value transacted and banks profitability.

The effect of regulations on enhancing investment in public transport Sacco’s in Nairobi county

This study will seek to find out the effects of regulations on enhancing investments in public transport Saccos in Nairobi County. The study will also seek to find out recent changes in operation of public transport in Kenya for example new vehicles on the road, new safety rules and the registration of co-operative societies to replace the Matatu Welfare Associations in a new development which started from early 1990’s. Cooperatives are economic units by which members mobilize their financial resources through savings.

Determinants of operational sustainability of micro finance institutions in Kenya

Many people in developing countries have been given access to formal financial services through micro-finance programs. Nevertheless, millions of potential clients still remain unserved and the demand for financial services far exceeds the currently available supply. Given significant capital constraints, expansion of micro-finance programs remains a formidable challenge facing the micro-finance industry. Moreover, it is observed that micro-finance organizations have had various degrees of sustainability. One such sustainability is the financial sustainability.

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