Causes of poverty development in Wakiso district: A case study of Gayaza

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
This study was carried out to examine the causes of poverty in Wakiso district. There is a relationship between redundancy and poverty among the people of Gayaza. The researcher focused on the proper utilization of resources and foreign aid. A longitudinal design was developed to compile secondary data from Gayaza among others from 2006-2007. The data was analyzed using Pearson correlation co-efficient which measured the strength and direction between the independent and dependent variables. The findings showed that due to random for example among the people of Gayaza, production was in a decline. The results showed a positive significant improvement in the private sectors showed a positive relationship between the rich and the poor. The poor can now concentrate on some small scale businesses. The study concluded that a high concentration on private sectors, small scale businesses and faithfulness of the government organizations can eliminate poverty among the people of Gayaza. The study therefore recommended that for the elimination of poverty, people should be employed such that they can earn a better living
A research report submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelors’ degree in Counseling and Guidance of Kampala International University
Poverty, Development, Wakiso District, Gayaza