Microfinance intervenes in empowering women in economic aspect by providing loan to them. The research was conducted on title “factor influencing rural women’s loan repayment performance in Sheka Zone, Southwest Ethiopia people’s region in case of Omo micro finance institution Masha district. The general objective of the study is to examine the factor influencing rural women’s loan repayment performance in study area. The specific objectives: To examine the demographic factor, to identify social and economic factor affect and to investigate the institutional factor affect the loan repayment performance of rural women. The data source to conduct the study the researcher was used both primary and secondary data. For this study the researcher was used cross sectional type of data. For the purpose of this study the researcher used both qualitative and quantitative approach. Target population for this study rural women’s household which get loan service from their surrounding micro finance institution. According to Omo micro finance institution Masha district rural women’s which borrow from the institution are 2068. Stratified random sampling was used as the total population of the study is heterogeneous across woreda. Sample size for this study was 335. To meet the objective of the study, the researcher was adopting binary logistic regression as the outcome variable has two outcomes. A total of 10 explanatory were used to explain the dependent variable. From ten explanatory variables used for analysis, eight variables were found significant at less than 5% probability level. These significant variables were: education level of client, family size, off farm income, farm size, and distance from lending institution, farm income, training access, and celebration of social ceremony.
Published Date: 2022-09-13; Received Date: 2022-07-06