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Title: The HIV/AIDS the Dropout Rates of Pupils of Selected Schools:
Other Titles: a case study of Kangema Division, Murang’a District
Authors: Zacharia Kimani, James
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Dropout Rates
Pupils
Schools
Kangema Division, Murang’a District
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
Abstract: The study was about the impact of Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome on dropout rates of selected primary schools in Kangema Division, Murang’a district, Kenya. The significant respondents were the class teachers, parents, orphans and head teachers of those selected primary schools. The questionnaires were issued to the parents from each selected school at random. The schedules were given to class teachers of selected schools through the head teachers. For more specific information, the head teachers and known orphans and parents were interviewed. Indeed, the questionnaire, schedule and interviews were primarily based on the objective of the study. The main objective was to establish and determine the influence of Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome orphans on dropout rates of those schools in the region. The major findings depict that despite the fact that there are so many orphans, dropout rates have significantly increased due to the Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome scourge / pandemic. The recommendations established from the study were to create strengthened support mechanisms, allocation of funds to the extended families creating Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome awareness programmes in the area and forming more counseling services in the all areas. Educators and counselors to create seminars and workshops that will facilitate access to information on health, transmission of Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and proper living with the disease. From the study, it can be concluded that Human Immune Virus & Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome has led to a significant boost in dropout rates of boys and girls in Kangema Division in Murang’a District.
Description: A Research Report Presented to the Open and Distance Studies Kampala International University Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Degree of Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6696
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