IJIMT 2017 Vol.8(1): 50-53 ISSN: 2010-0248
doi: 10.18178/ijimt.2017.8.1.701

Access to Financial Services and Project Success in the Construction Sector, Rwanda

Habimana Theogene and Nshimiyimana Yves Claude
Abstract— Projects remain the instruments of choice for policy makers in international development. Yet, paradoxically, the poor performance of projects seems to have become the rule and not the exception in contemporary reality. The general objective of this study was to assess the role of access to financial services to project success in the construction sector in Rwanda. This study adopted a descriptive design, target population of this study included 169 permanent employees of Horizon construction limited. Using Yamane formula, the sample size was 66 people, this study applied the purposive sampling technique .The data collection instruments in this research were questionnaires. Descriptive and correlational statistics were used to analyze responses made to each research question. The frequency and percentage were used for respondent’s profile and other general information, SPSS software was used to analyze data. The correlation of 0.607 were found, this leads to confirm that there is significant relationship between access to financial services and project success in the construction sector. The study recommended that In order to attain sustainable success, the project should continue to use financial services as the main driver that should affect their success. Horizon should also continue to assess the drivers and mechanisms that should affect the success of the project; this study focuses on the drivers and policies that influence financial services and success of the project.

Index Terms— Access to financial services, construction sector, financial services, project success.

The authors are with the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology/ Kigali Campus, Rwanda (e-mail: dryvesclaude@gmail.com).

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Cite: Habimana Theogene and Nshimiyimana Yves Claude, " Access to Financial Services and Project Success in the Construction Sector, Rwanda," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 50-53, 2017.

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