The study on the causes and effects of students’ school dropouts was carried out in
Kawempe North Division, Kampala District in Central Uganda. The purpose of the study
was to investigate the causes and effects of school dropout in schools. The research
was guided by the objectives of the study which included; finding out the causes of
school dropouts in Kawempe North Division, finding out the effects of students school
dropouts in the community of Kawempe North division. The sample size of 60
respondents was got from the population of teachers, students, political leaders and
local community members. The researcher used interviews, questionnaires to collect the
The findings revealed that; poverty, corporal punishments, chronic sickness, long
distance of schools, and lengthy learning hours were the major causes of school
dropouts in Kawempe North Division. High crime rates high illiteracy levels early
marriages and early pregnancies were the major effects of school dropout in Kawempe
North Division and building of more schools, free education, compulsory education,
provision of lunch in schools, reduction of learning hours were the solutions to students’
school dropouts in the community of Kawempe North Division.
The researcher later recommended that; there is need for parental responsibility,
community involvement in education, and stopping of corporal punishments were some
of the recommendations made by the researcher after presenting and interpreting the
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ISMAIL, MAYAMBALA . "Causes And Effects Of School Dropout In The Community Of Kawempe North Division, Kampala District" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-effects-of-school-dropout-in-the-community-of-kawempe-north-division-kampala-district