The effect of malnutrition on academic performance of children in Mogoswok zone, Marigat division Baringo district, Kenya

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Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
The purpose of this study was to find out the rates of malnutrition within study area. it investigates the causes of malnutrition among children in the study community; it also examines the effects of malnutrition on academic performance in children of school going age. This is because government has made education for all children available. For any nation to prosper it must have educated the citizens. Therefore since children are leaders of tomorrow, their needs should be catered for. The researcher viewed literature from other researchers which showed that nutrition is very important as far as nurturing a child is concerned and that malnutrition has a lot of negative effects on the well being of the child.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of the Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education of Kampala International University