Analysis of Personal Loans and Household Financial Health of Primary School Teachers in Kenya
International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 6-17
Received: Oct. 24, 2017;
Accepted: Nov. 9, 2017;
Published: Jan. 11, 2018
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Florence Jepchumba Bett, Department of Accounting, Finance & Management Science, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya
Robert Kirui, Department of Accounting, Finance & Management Science, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya
Liberalization in the finance industry in Kenya has led to increased access to credit facilities to Kenyan employees. Primary school teachers are among the beneficiaries. The objectives of this study were to: evaluate the effects of school fees loans on household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining division, assess the effects of home improvement loans on household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining division, examine the effects of emergency loans on household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining division and establish the effects of development loans on household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining division. The study used descriptive research design. Purposive sampling was used to collect data from 165 respondents, 5 teachers from each of the thirty three primary schools, in Emining Division, Baringo. Biographic data on the respondents was analyzed using descriptive statistics such as percentages. Primary data for this study was collected using structured questionnaire. The questionnaire was self-administered. Regression was conducted to test the effect of the various independent variables pooled together on the dependent variable. Two tail t-test and ANOVA test was used to determine the degree of significance of the relationship. The data analyzed was presented in form of tables. Relationships between unsecured personal loans and household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining division was determined at alpha level of p<0.05. Results of the study showed that there is statistical significant relationship between unsecured personal loans and household financial health. Findings of the study also revealed that there is a strong positive relationship between unsecured personal loans and household financial health with a significance value of p= 0.000. Therefore the study concluded that there is strong positive statistical significant relationship between unsecured personal loans and household financial health of primary school teachers in Emining Division, Baringo County, Kenya.
Florence Jepchumba Bett,
Analysis of Personal Loans and Household Financial Health of Primary School Teachers in Kenya, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2018, pp. 6-17.
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