Social cultural influences on poverty of population, a case study of Bisheshe sub county, Ibanda district

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Kampala International University, Faculty of Education
This research study was set to investigate the social cultural influences on poverty oF population in Bisheshe, Sub County Ibanda district. The study was carried out From Bisheshe because oF the increasing poverty levels and also that the place is Familiar. This study was guided by questions such as what are the Factors causing poverty in your region? Is it the government that has accelerated poverty in your region? How has poverty affected the economic development oF your region? How has the government tried to curb poverty in your region? The research study Found out that poverty in Bisheshe is being caused by number oF Factors and these include, low levels of education, lack oF Food infrastructures such as roads, increasing population growth, corruption, acute lack of employment among others. During the study 50% oF the respondents believed that the government has not accelerate poverty in Bisheshe while 44% blamed the government For the scourge and the 6% were not sure. The study also Found out that a number of social-economic effects have been inflicted on the people by poverty. These in clued school dropouts, lack oF basic Facilities such as shelter, Food, c/othings, and beddings among others, domestic violence, illegal activities and many others. Basing on the findings the Following have been recommended to control poverty in Bisheshe Sub County. Reinforcing the NAADS, modernizing agriculture, stabilization oF prices For agricultural products, check on corruption and embezzlement, provision soft loans, regulating the general price level in the country (control inflation}, diversification oF agriculture among others
A research report submitted to the Faculty of Education in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of Bachelor of Arts with Education of Kampala International University
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