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FACTORS AFFECTING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT PROJECTS IN KENYA. A CASE STUDY OF MACHAKOS COUNTY GOVERNMENT

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The main focus of this study was to determine factors affecting the sustainability of county government projects in Kenya with respect to Machakos County Government. The objective of the study will be to find out how leadership style, financial resources, government policy and community participation on the sustainability of county government projects in Kenya. The descriptive research survey design will be used in this study. The study will adopt a descriptive research design and used stratified random sampling method since the population is heterogeneous. The target population for this study will be the workforce in the organization who will include top management, middle management, and support staff with a target population of 144 employees. The study used stratified sampling technique which involved dividing the target population into strata. The researcher used secondary information sources which were obtained through reading relevant literature available in the library, various documents, publications and reports including, journals, and magazines. The research questionnaires were administered by the researcher himself. Respondent‟s data was analyzed through frequency and descriptive statistics. Data was presented with aid of graphs and pie charts. From the findings, it showed that 91% of the respondents who agreed that leadership style affect sustainability of county government projects in Kenya whereas 9% disagreed. Analysis indicated that 95% of the respondents agreed that financial resources affect sustainability of county government projects in Kenya whereas 5% disagreed. The findings showed that 85% indicated that government policy affects sustainability of county government projects in Kenya whereas 15% disagreed. Lastly, 93% of the respondents indicated that employee skills affects sustainability of county government projects in Kenya while 7% disagreed that it does not affect. Building on this study, it may be fruitful for future research to explore the area of sustainability of projects from the perspective of NGO Funded Projects. The researcher also recommends that similar studies be conducted in other counties to assess the factors affecting sustainability of County Funded Projects and compare the results of the study with that of the of the current study. Other studies should be conducted on the challenges facing sustainability of County Funded Projects in other counties in Kenya such Taita Taveta and Isiolo Counties

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