Impact of Nutrition on Growth and Development in Early Childhood Primary Education in Rumuruti Tovvn in Laikipia District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of nutrition on growth and development in early childhood primary education in Rumumti primary school laikipia district, Kenya. Specifically the study intended to determine the impact of nutrition of early childhood and primary education pupils in relation to: growth and development School, achievement, Health and Determine the importance of nutrition on early childhood and primary education pupils. Data was collected from teachers using questionnaires while focus group discussions were held with the pupils and interviews were organized to collect data from parents with the parents. The findings revealed nutrition had an impact on the growth and development of a child and also affected his/her educational achievements and health. The study recommended that. The government should make sure that it focuses on nutritional and feeding programs in schools. The parents and the community should be sensitized on the importance of nutrition on early childhood and also taught how to feed their children what is right and important.
A Research Report Presented to the Institute of Open Distance Learning for Partial Fulfillment for the Award Degree of Education (ECPE) of Kampala International University
Nutrition, Growth and Development, Early Childhood Primary Education, Laikipia District, Kenya