An Assessment Of The Challenges Facing Girl-Child Education Among The Nomads In W Ajir District -Central Division-Kenya

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CHAPTER ONE ................................................................................................................................... I

1.0 Introduction .................................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background to the study ................................................................................................................. I

1.2 Objectives of the study ................................................................................................................... 3

1.2.1 General objective .......................................................................................................................... 3

1.2.2 Specific objectives ....................................................................................................................... 3

1.2.3 Research questions ...................................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Significance of the study ............................................................................................................... .4

1.3.1 To nomadic girl .......................................................................................................................... .4

1.3.2 To the parents ............................................................................................................................. .4

1.3.3 To the government ...................................................................................................................... .4

1.4 Definition of terms ......................................................................................................................... 4

1 .5 Statement of the problem ................................................................................................................ 5

1.6 Scope of the study .......................................................................................................................... 5

1 .7 Limitations of the study .................................................................................................................. 5

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................................. 6

REVIEW OF THE RELARED LITERATURE ................................................................................... 6

2.0 Introduction .................................................................................................................................... 6

2.1 Literature related to problems facing girl child education ............................................................. 6

2.1.1 Social cultural problems .............................................................................................................. 6

2.1.2 Economic problems ..................................................................................................................... 7

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................................ IO

METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................................................. 1 O

3. 0 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. IO

3. I Research design ............................................................................................................................ 1 O

3 .2 Population of the study ................................................................................................................. IO

3.3 Sample procedure ......................................................................................................................... 1 O

3.3.1 Sample size ................................................................................................................................ 11

3.4 Data collection methodology and instruments ............................................................................. 11

3.4.1 Interview guide .......................................................................................................................... 11

3.4.2 Observation ................................................................................................................................ 12

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3.4.3 Questionnaires ........................................................................................................................... 12

3.4.4 Research instruments ................................................................................................................. 13

3.5 Procedure for data collection ........................................................................................................ 13

3.6 Data analysis techniques and presentation ................................................................................... 13

3.8 Limitations of the study ................................................................................................................ 15

CHAPTER FOUR .............................................................................................................................. 16

PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION Of FIELD FINDINGS ............................................ 16

4.1 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 16

4.2 Procedures .................................................................................................................................... 16

4.2 Background information ............................................................................................................... 16

4.3 Are aware of the challenges facing girl-child education among the nomads in this province ..... 18

4.4 Factors of the home environment that serve as barriers to the girl-child's education among ...... 21

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................................................ 22

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ........................................................ 22

5.1 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 22

5.2 Summary ....................................................................................................................................... 22

5.3 Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 23

5.4 Recommendations ........................................................................................................................ 23

REFERENCES: .................................................................................................................................. 25

QUESTIONAIRE FOR TEACHERS IN W AJIR DISTRICT -KENY A ...........................................


ABSTRACT

This study was conducted in order assess the challenges facing girl-child education among

the nomads in Wajir District -Central Division-Kenya particularly in Wajir girls' primary

school, Furaha girls' primary school and Griftu girls' primary school

The study involved a total number of 50 respondents thus; 30 teachers, 20 pupils, selected in

a gender conscious manner, that is; male and female. The instruments employed in this

study were mainly questionnaires, and observations accompanied by interview guides.

Data was analyzed by use a computer package called MS-Excel where by the responses

were coded and edited, then presented in tables, pie-charts and graphs. The figures and

percentages were in response to the following three main concerns of this research; the

challenges faced in order to suggest possible recommendations promotion of girl child.

The findings of this study were discussed in a descriptive manner (qualitative analysis). This

involved discussing the data in relation to the research questions, to make meaning out of

the data collected.

The following were the major findings of the study;

There are various factors that serve as barriers to the girl-child's education included; the

biggest percentage of the teachers attributed to culture, since different pupils had different

cultural set-ups as it represented by 36% while 32% of the interviewees attributed to the

high levels of illiteracy among the parents since they are pastoralists and they see education

as a wastage of time and money, 30% said poverty is another barrier and the least percentage

of the respondents showed other factors, like; pupils seeing female teachers and other

women who are in bigger posts in the province.

Finally, a summary of key findings, conclusions and number of recommendations were

suggested as presented in chapter five.

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Research, S. (2022). An Assessment Of The Challenges Facing Girl-Child Education Among The Nomads In W Ajir District -Central Division-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-challenges-facing-girl-child-education-among-the-nomads-in-w-ajir-district-central-division-kenya

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Research, SSA "An Assessment Of The Challenges Facing Girl-Child Education Among The Nomads In W Ajir District -Central Division-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-challenges-facing-girl-child-education-among-the-nomads-in-w-ajir-district-central-division-kenya. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "An Assessment Of The Challenges Facing Girl-Child Education Among The Nomads In W Ajir District -Central Division-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022. Web. 29 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-challenges-facing-girl-child-education-among-the-nomads-in-w-ajir-district-central-division-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "An Assessment Of The Challenges Facing Girl-Child Education Among The Nomads In W Ajir District -Central Division-Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-challenges-facing-girl-child-education-among-the-nomads-in-w-ajir-district-central-division-kenya