Poverty and Pupils' Academic Performance in the Selected Primary Schools of Tulwet Zone, Wareng District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of arts with education
The purpose of this study was to establish the effects of poverty on pupil's academic performance of the selected primary schools in Wareng District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in Tulwet Zone, and to investigate the role of the community in alleviating poverty and improving education in Tulwet Zone. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to the staff members of the schools and students involved in the study. 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 poverty affected the academic performance of students negatively. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations on areas pertaining to the provision of school facilities for students to learn well.
A Research Report Presented to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Degree Bachelor of Education (Arts) of Kampala International University
Poverty, Pupils' Academic Performance, Wareng District, Kenya