Effects Of Orphanhood On Secondary School Students Academic Performance: Case Study Of Butula Division, Butula District- Kenya

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of orphanhood on students'

academic performance. The objectives of the study were to examine the challenges faced

by orphans; find out strategies that would help orphans in schools, and to examine the

effect of orphanhood on the academic performance of learners.

The tesearcher used a case study design. A representative sample was made from the

target population though simple random sampling method. A representative sample of

30% was drawn from the target population to satisfy the requirement of data collection.

The data was collected using-administer questionnaires and oral interviews.

The data was analyzed, usmg qualitative and quantitative techniques. That involved

generating descriptive statistics such as percentages. Qualitative data was also analyzed

through segregation of field notes according to study themes from conclusions drawn.

The researcher concluded the research by writing a comprehensive report on the effects

of orphanhood on academic performance of secondary school students and gave

recommendations as to how the problems can be alleviated.

The I=esearcher recommended the government to make early childhood education free so

that all young children get that opportunity to go to Early childhood Development

Centres. The parents should be taught the importance of taking their children to early

childhood education centers; and these centers should be provided with enough learning

and teaching materials

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APA

WUORI, F (2021). Effects Of Orphanhood On Secondary School Students Academic Performance: Case Study Of Butula Division, Butula District- Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-orphanhood-on-secondary-school-students-academic-performance-case-study-of-butula-division-butula-district-kenya

MLA 8th

WUORI, FREDRICK "Effects Of Orphanhood On Secondary School Students Academic Performance: Case Study Of Butula Division, Butula District- Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-orphanhood-on-secondary-school-students-academic-performance-case-study-of-butula-division-butula-district-kenya. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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WUORI, FREDRICK . "Effects Of Orphanhood On Secondary School Students Academic Performance: Case Study Of Butula Division, Butula District- Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-orphanhood-on-secondary-school-students-academic-performance-case-study-of-butula-division-butula-district-kenya >.

Chicago

WUORI, FREDRICK . "Effects Of Orphanhood On Secondary School Students Academic Performance: Case Study Of Butula Division, Butula District- Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 28, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-orphanhood-on-secondary-school-students-academic-performance-case-study-of-butula-division-butula-district-kenya