Investigation on the Intervention of NGOs (Safe House) in assisting orphaned children in Naivasha Zones (Estates) in Nakuru District

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The purpose of this study was to find out the interventions of NGOs (Safe House) in improving the lives of orphans in Naivasha sub-district in Nakuru District. Orphans are children who have either lost one or both parents. They lose their parents through deaths which are usually caused by accidents, diseases like malaria and HIV/ AIDS. The Jroblem of orphans is on the increase worldwide due to increase in the number of death. 'he study involved collecting data by use of questionnaires. The data was analyzed by Lse of qualitative and quantitative means. Qualitative means involved the development f a simple station including tables while quantitative means involved observation and escription. After collection, data was analyzed; edited, coded and interpreted. The ~port was written based on research objective and research questionnaire with the ending, conclusion and recommendations. asing on the study the researcher made the following recommendations: Counseling and guiding should be of priority to the orphans since most of them have to deal with the trauma of losing either one or both parents at a very tender age. It is crucial to sensitize families and institutions handling orphans to prepare them for the new roles of caring for these children and highlight.
A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment for the Award of a Degree in Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University.
NGOs (Safe House), Intervention, Orphaned Children, Investigation, Nakuru District