An inquiry into the role played by Ngo's in the improvement of the wellbeing of orphans and vulnerable children a case study of UWESO Masulit a children's village (mcv) Wakiso district

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Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
The Major objective of the study was to find out the life experience by orphans and vulnerable children in the orphanages and the surrounding communities. A total of 50 respondents of whom 20 were orphan girls, 10 orphan boys, 5 care takers were orphan girls, 10 orphan boys, 5 caretakers and 10 were teachers of these orphans. The study was a qualitative and as such a descriptive research design was used. Qualitative techniques of data analysis were also used. The study was carried out at Masulita children's village, an orphanage founded by His Excellence Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni. lt's found in Wakiso District North West of Kampala City 39Km. The researcher used both qualitative and quantitative methods during the study. For the purposes of validity, both primary and secondary data, was used during this study. Instruments used were, documentation, questionnaires, interview schedules, observation, not books and pens, plus a camera. The challenges the research met were as follows:- People were fearing to be interviewed for security purposes. For example orphans fearing to tell out their day to day life experiences. 11. The remoteness of the area also became a challenge due to transport costs from Kampala to Masulita. lll. Busy schedules of administrators, it was hard to get them for interviews because of a lot of work they were assigned to.
A dissertation submitted to Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree in Bachelor of Education/Arts of Kampala International University
Ophanage, Non-governmental organizations, vulnerable children, Wakiso district