ABSTRACT Micro and small-scale enterprises have key roles to
ensure economic growth and reduce poverty in developing countries. This study was conducted on Hawassa City to
investigate factor determining the growth of Micro and Small-Scale Enterprise
on metal, wood processing, brocket production sector and other enterprise.
Primary data is collected from 95 respondents using well-organized
self-administered questionnaire. To analyze the data, the researcher used
descriptive statistics like frequency tables, graphs and other summary
statistics, and regression analysis. In this study capital change is used as a measure
of growth of micro &small-scale enterprise. After the establishment of their business,
respondents can produce 66.4 thousand Birr on average. Based on the regression
analysis,capitalchange is significantly determined by explanatory variable like age of
respondent, sex of respondent, government motivation, educational level,
financial access, and adequate infrastructure.
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