Poverty and school drop out in Bukedea Sub-County Bukedea District, Uganda

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Kampala International University,College of Education
The purpose of this study was to investigate the causes of poverty and school drop out of students selected in schools in Bukedea Sub-county. Bukedea District, ~ Jganda. The specific objectives of the study were to find out the cause of school dropout, to find out the impact of poverty on school dropout and establish solutions to the school dropout problem in Bukedea Sub-county. Bukedea District, Uganda. The methods used for data collection was interviews for the parents and questionnaires for teachers 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, frecjuency and percentages. Basing on the findings. It was observed that poverty affected and caused school dropouts negatively. In chapter live development of solutions to the problems~ effects and causes of dropout. The findings suggested some recommendations on areas of providing free education for all students, bursaries and also dealing with parents who force their children in early marriage
A dissertation submitted to the college of education, open, distance and c-learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of Bachelor of science with Education of Kampala International University
Poverty, School drop out