Role of education in poverty alleviation, in Tingey Subcounty, Kapchorwa District Uganda

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Kampala International University ,College of Education
This research report is about education and poverty alleviating .It was carried out in Tingei sub county Kapchorwa Uganda The objectives of this study are To indentify the causes of poverty in Tingey Sub county Kapchorwa Uganda To examine whether education can play role in poverty Alleviation To determine the repercussions of poverty in Tingey sub-county Kapchorwa Uganda The study was descriptive it employed qualitative methods since qualitative methods showed the experience necessary in more understanding and all related aspect The study targeted all the citizens since they were relevant people who could provide the best information needed. The research finds the cause of the poverty to be lack of education improper use of resources, corruption and laziness alcohol consumption, Aids, high population and preference of boys to girls. The research discovered the effects of poverty of the people in the society to be poor standards of living, increase in crime, drug abuse, school dropout, poor health, low level of development, exploitation of the poor and the migration of the people in areas affected. The solution of poverty according to this research introducing education to all, proper utilization of resources ,doing away with rigid cultures and traditions, promoting gender equality, advocating better farming methods, increase farmers price, coming with anticorruption programmed to fight corruption, encouraging hard work and banning of alcohol, controlling of the population and creating Aids awareness{information} The research looks at education to be the overall solution to poverty. This is because it is through education that people in various areas can be aware of the causes, effects and the solutions to the problems of poverty and the development of anxiety to alleviate it. Thus through education the problem can be easily curbed education should be design to give the poor the knowledge and skills they need to support themselves after primary education such programme should serve people all ages the government should start offering medical and social benefits to preschool children from low income families.
A Research Report Submitted to the College of Education, Open and Distance e-Learning Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment for the Award of Bachelors Degree of Arts with Education
Education, Poverty Alleviation