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Title: The impact of school feeding programme on academic performance of primary school pupils in Marafa division, Magarini district, Kenya.
Authors: Mwarogo, Maitha Thoya
Keywords: school feeding
academic performance
primary school pupils
Magarini district, Kenya
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: This study was intended to determine the effect of free feeding programme on the performance of pupils in primary school in Magarini District, between April and August 2009. All secondary source of literature related to this study were made of use. The study adopted a descriptive research design which enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problem of socio-economic factors on academic performance of pupils. Questionnaires and interview guides were used in the collection of data after which it had to be coded and presented in percentages and frequency distribution tables. The findings revealed that poor nutrition led to diseases and therefore because of diseases children do not perform well in school. The study also found out that nutrition was very important and that for a country to develop it had to focus on nutritional programs. It was recommended that the parents and the community should be sensitized on the importance proper and stable family background and how they influence child development.
Description: A research project submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for award of a Bachelor in Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education (Ecpe) of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education

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