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The application of Sen's Capability approach to selected women in Khayelitsha
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
Measuring poverty adequately is critical for any type of development project, and yet there are still no clear guidelines as to which approach is best to be used for different circumstances. There is a variety of different ...
Evaluation of a youth empowerment programme for youth-at-risk: a case study of the chrysalis academy in Cape Town, South Africa
This thesis seeks to answer the research question, if and how youth-oriented empowerment trainings like the one of the Chrysalis Academy are able to contribute positively to the social integration of ‘youth-at-risk’. The ...
An evaluation of the effects of poverty in Khayelitsha: a case study of site C
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
The study seeked to investigate an evaluation of the effects of poverty in Khayelitsha Site C. Poverty in this area has manifested in the conditions people live under and the social effects of such conditions in the life ...
"The role of women in poverty alleviation : the case of Rwanda after 1994 genocide"
(University of the Western Cape, 2006-04)
This study examines the role of women in poverty alleviation in post-genocide Rwanda.It further looks at their contributions in the decision-making process and their participation socio-economic development. The research ...
An investigation of community perceptions of the socioeconomic factors that hinder the empowerment of women in Belhar
The aim of this study is to examine the community’s perceptions of the factors that hamper the empowerment of women in post apartheid South Africa, particularly, women in Belhar community in the Western Cape. Of special ...
Food, farming and subsistence agriculture: women's voices from u-Mhlanga village, Eastern Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
Using a qualitative feminist methodology grounded on post-modemist and postcolonial framework, this research represents an attempt to determine the factors influencing the farming and subsistence agriculture strategies ...