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Title: Poverty and school enrolment in Nairutia ward, Nyeri North District, Kenya: a case study of St. Jude Mugunda day secondary school
Authors: Ngare, Anthony W.
Keywords: Poverty
School enrollment
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University; College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: Background of the study dwells on the development of poverty profile in the world which is narrowed to the developing world and then to also gives enrolment records of S.D.S.S. from 1996 to 2006.Also indicated is the school fees arrears for the same period of time. The literature review demonstrates the overview of research on poverty as done by various scholars and organizations. This clearly indicates the international ship between factors affecting enrolment, which are related to poverty. Research methodology used is by use of questionnaire to parents and students which was given to them through systematic random sampling. To patents the researcher used nonprobability approach. Data for the account clerk was obtained through an interview on appointment. On research results the investigator used tables and discussion method to represent and analyze the findings as per the objectives of the study. Conclusion and recommendations answers the research questions ie there is profound effect of poverty in enrollment in S.D.S.S. research recommendations includes a further research on a broad spectrum in order to get more data and also as policy more financial assistance should be channeled to s.d.d.s for bursaries to poor students who make up the majority of the school population
Description: A dissertation submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of a Bachelor of Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education

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