Examining Mass Media Reports In Highlighting The Orphans In Uganda A Case Study Of Uweso

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ABSTRACT

The study examined the "Examining the challenges faced by UWESO toward the welfare of orphans. A case study of Rakai orphanage centre Uganda. The study was carried out at Rakai orphanage centre in Kakuuto County located in Rakui district in central Uganda.

The study achieved the following objectives; to examine the achievements of UWESO towards the welfare of orphans in Uganda, to recommend policies to improve on UWESO operation, in Uganda, to examine the challenges faced by UWESO as an NGO in Uganda. The researcher adopted the case study research design and correlation study design which explored the challenges faced by UWESO toward the welfare of orphans.

Data was collected from a sample of 50 respondents in using self administered questionnaires and was later analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient (r). The findings revealed challenges faced by UWESO had a positive and significantly related to welfare of orphans: (P=0.00 < 0.01, r=375) the study had registered many achievements in education, health, women empowerment, HIV/AIDS sensitization.
Additionally, the findings showed that UWESO was laced with many challenges like poverty, disease, gender imbalance, child abuse and poor health, high illiteracy rates and high HIV/AIDS prevalence. Basing on the findings, it was recommended that UWESO should provide vocational training, provide micro-credit, women empowerment and promote girl child education. Furthermore able to act on ones goals;

The findings show that there are a wide range of challenges faced by UWESO including discrimination, low social status, and lack of economic self sufticiency and greater risk of HIV/ADS infection. In Uganda as in many African countries, gender discrimination means that women rnust submit to an overall lower social status than men.

In conclusion UWESO has played an important role since its creation 29 years back in Uganda towards the support of orphans after the civil war of 1981-1986 and the effects of HIV-AIDS.

UWESO has improved on the orphans shelter through providing decent shelter, protected orphans against child abuse and exploitation, rehabilitated orphans who have been on the streets of the towns it has participated in the skilling of the orphans through vocational training, the organization has improved on the health of the orphans through free health services and it ha participated in the fight against HIV/AIDS among the orpts.

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APA

Juliet, K (2022). Examining Mass Media Reports In Highlighting The Orphans In Uganda A Case Study Of Uweso. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/examining-mass-media-reports-in-highlighting-the-orphans-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-uweso

MLA 8th

Juliet, Katusiime "Examining Mass Media Reports In Highlighting The Orphans In Uganda A Case Study Of Uweso" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/examining-mass-media-reports-in-highlighting-the-orphans-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-uweso. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

MLA7

Juliet, Katusiime . "Examining Mass Media Reports In Highlighting The Orphans In Uganda A Case Study Of Uweso". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Jan. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/examining-mass-media-reports-in-highlighting-the-orphans-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-uweso >.

Chicago

Juliet, Katusiime . "Examining Mass Media Reports In Highlighting The Orphans In Uganda A Case Study Of Uweso" Afribary (2022). Accessed January 30, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/examining-mass-media-reports-in-highlighting-the-orphans-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-uweso