HIV/AIDs and education in Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya

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Kampala International University, School of Education
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to identify the effect of strategies for addressing HJV/AIDS prevention within the education sector; and to examine the extent to which these strategies are implemented and the obstacles encountered the methods used for data collection were questionnaires to pupils and teachers of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that HIV/AIDS has got a negative impact on the education of pupils in Kenya. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings like where all the pupils interviewed 210 or 100% agreed that HIV has effects on the education sector. The findings like the extend of HIV/AIDS awareness amongst the pupils and teachers in the municipality indicated that over 70% of both teachers and pupils are aware of the existence of HIV/AIDS, this suggested recommendations that the Government should promote the decentralization of HIV/AIDS prevention, and should Strengthen the technical capacity of Municipalities and local authorities to tackle the HIV/AIDS problem among other recommendations.
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 of Kampala International University
HIV/AIDs, Education