Effects of girl’s school drop out on academic performance in Bokhayo Central Zone, Busia District,Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The general objective of the study was to determine the causes of school drop out on girls in Bokhayo Central zone, Busia District, Kenya and come up with possible strategies to solve the problem. In the collection of data, all sources viewed relevant to this particular study were revisited and employed. This study used a descriptive cross sectional survey. The research used both the qualitative and quantitative analysis approaches in order to get a bigger picture both in number and data. Since the main purpose of the study was to determine the factors that hindered girls' accessibility of education which was blamed more on socio-economic factors. Girls were found to perform as well as boys so performance does not contribute to girls dropping out school., It was established that nutrition was very important to the growth and development of a child and that poor nutrition led to diseases hence poor school attendance leading. It was recommended that both the parents and the community should be sensitized on the importance of proper and stable family background and how they influence child development Parents should make sure that they provide food for their children as they go to school so that they do
A research project submitted to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor of education (arts) of Kampala International University
Girl’s school drop out, Academic performance, Kenya