An Assessment On The Challenges Faced By Orphans In Education In Tanzania Morogoro District

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ABSTRACT

The study focused on the challenges orphans faced in education in selected secondary schools in Morogoro District, specifically to find out those common challenges which they faced in education, through investigate their fellow students who are not orphans but they used to study with orphans. Students, also to investigate teachers, patrons or matrons to know if their aware of challenges orphans faced in education as well as

if they have possible solutions for those challenges orphans faced in their schools, and also to suggest possible solutions and generate possible rehabilitation measures on how orphans can be handled to over come those challenges which they faced in

education. The study was conducted in Morogoro District. The researcher used random sampling to select five secondary schools both government secondary schools and private secondary schools. The study employed interviews, questionnaires and focus groups

discussion to collect data from respondents. The researcher found out various challenges orphans faced in education and the identified challenges were; problem of

school fees, inferiority, discrimination both from their students and teaches, poor performance and among others. The study came up with a number of conclusions, for example due to those challenges orphans faced in their education, it end up for orphans to drop out from schools, others become street children, increased number of child labour, psychological problems among others.

The study recommended that all stakeholders in education such as guardians, teachers, churches, local councils, elders, community leaders, Non Governmental

Organizations (NGOs) and entire community should be involved at all level of support such as to provide school fees, uniforms, shelter, food and many others to orphans

who faced challenges in education. Also education manages to endeavour to encourage teachers, other students who are not orphans and society to develop a

positive attitude towards orphans through encourage, support them either in cash or in kind.

 

 

TABLE Of CONTENTS

DECLARATION ·•- ■■ II ■■ JI 11111 Ill I 11 111111 1111111111 Ill ■■■ - Ill II II ■■ 11111 I ■■ I II ■■ Ill I II

APPROVAL ................................................................................ .

DEDICATION ............................................................................. .

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ................................................................. .

TABLE Of CONTENTS •........•..........••..............••................•............

LIST OF TABLES .......................................................................... .

LIST Of ACRONYMS

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ABSTRACT................................................................................... X

CHAPTER ONE............................................................................. 1

INTRODUCTION .. ... ...... ... .. ... .... .. ... ............ .... ... ...... ..... ......... ........ 1

1.0 Background of the study............................................................................ 1

1.1 Statement of the research problem ........................................................... 2

1.2 Research objectives................................................................................... 3

1.2.1 General objectives ................................................................................. 3

1.2.2 Specific objectives of the study .......... ... .... .. .... ... ........... .... ... ............ ... .. 3

1.3 Scope of the study.................................................................................... 4

1.4 Significance of the study ........................................................................... 4

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................. 7

LITERATURE REVIEW ···································································

2.0 Introduction ······························································································

2.1 Lack of food ·······························································································

2.2 Homelessness .......................................................................................... .

2.3 Lack of emotional support ....................................................................... .

2.4 Work load ................................................................................................ .

2.5 Poor enrollment of orphans in schools ..................................................... .

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2.6 Absence of life skills and practical knowledge ......................................... 8

2.7 Reduce school attendance .......................................................... ............ 8

2.8 Lack of school fees . . . . . .. . .. . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . .  . . . . . 9

2.9 Gender inequality ..................................................................................... 9

2.10 The girl orphan ........................................................................... ........... 9

2.10.1 The boy orphan ................................................................................... 9

2.11 Discrimination and stigma .......................................................... ............ 10

1.12 Risk of human and capital erosion ............................................. ............ 10

1.13 Poverty and status................................................................................. 11

1.14 Lack of sponsorship .............................................................................. 12

1.15 Lack of choice in education ........................................................ ........... 12

1.16 Inequality in education ........................................................................... 12

CHAPTER THREE ..............•............................•.............................. 14

METHODOLOGY .. ... ... .. .... .. . ...... .. . .. ... . .. ... .... ... .. ... . ... .. .... ... .. . .. . ... .. .. 14

3.0 Introduction .... ... .... ........ ... ...... .... ..... .... .... .. ..................... ......... 14

3.1 Research design ........................................................................................ 14

3.2 Sample selection and size ......................................................................... 14

3.3 Data collection methods ........................................................................... 14

3.4 Data analysis ............................................................................................. 15

3.5 Limitations to study................................................................................... 15

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

PRESENTATOIN, INTREPRETATION AND DISCUSSION OF

RESEARCH FINDINGS................................................................... 16

4.0 Introduction ................................................................................................ 16

4.1 Data analysis ............................................................................................... 16

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Research, S. (2022). An Assessment On The Challenges Faced By Orphans In Education In Tanzania Morogoro District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-on-the-challenges-faced-by-orphans-in-education-in-tanzania-morogoro-district

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Research, SSA "An Assessment On The Challenges Faced By Orphans In Education In Tanzania Morogoro District" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-on-the-challenges-faced-by-orphans-in-education-in-tanzania-morogoro-district. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "An Assessment On The Challenges Faced By Orphans In Education In Tanzania Morogoro District". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 27 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-on-the-challenges-faced-by-orphans-in-education-in-tanzania-morogoro-district >.

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Research, SSA . "An Assessment On The Challenges Faced By Orphans In Education In Tanzania Morogoro District" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 27, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-on-the-challenges-faced-by-orphans-in-education-in-tanzania-morogoro-district