Research Papers/Topics in Social Work and Administration

Alcoholism and Risky Sexual Behaviors Among Youths at Kasensero Landing Site -Rakai District

ABSTRACT Assessment of the contribution of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behaviors on Kasensero landing site Rakai district. The research was done in April 2017 for two weeks and it was carried out in the Kasensero landing site that is found in Kyebe County in the Rakai district. This research was basically done to determine the relevant solutions and recommendations that can be put in place to reduce alcohol consumption and its negative effects on the village. This research, still, wa...

The Benefits of Child Development Projects to Child Welfare in Uganda. A Case Study of Gaba Child Development Project, Makindye East Divison, Kampala District

ABSTRACT The study was to find out how Child Development Projects have benefited the children (I.E Education, physical health, spiritual, social and economic). The objectives as how education provided has changed the children socially and spiritually, role of project in enhancing the health status of children were some of factors that were used to determine the benefits of child development projects. The study was carried out at Gaba Child Development Center, a Project located approximately ...

Factors Influencing the Number of Street Children in Kigali City: A Case Study of Kacyiru Children Centre (Maison De Lajeunesse)

ABSTRACT Street children is one of the most pressing problem faced by Rwanda. It is actually 30,000 street children in Kigali. This number is really worrying and the government of Rwanda is critically handling this issue. The researcher carried out the study on the factors that influence the number of street children in Kigali (Kacyiru street children centre)./ The objectives of this study were to explore the causes of street children in kacyiru street children centre, assess the implication...

Domestic Violence Against Women and Girl Child Education in Bundibugyo: A Case Study of Bw Amba County

ABSTRACT The research topic of the study was domestic violence against women and girl child education in Bundibugyo district Bwamba county. The problem was retardation of girl child education in Bundibugyo district Bwamba county. The purpose of the study is to establish how domestic violence against women has retarded girl child education in Bundibugyo district, Bwamba county Bubandi sub county .. The objectives of the study were; to establish the extent to which socio-demographic factors of...

Decentralization Policy and Public Health Service Delivery In Uganda A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala

ABSTRACT  The study was carried out in Makindye Division, Kampala District and it was carried out on the impact of decentralization on health service delivery in Makindye Division. The objectives of this research were to examine the impact of decentralization on public health service delivery; to examine the challenges faced in delivering public health services and to come up with possible measures to the problems encountered in health service delivery. The study used a descriptive resea...

Women Emancipation and Community Development in Sironko Town Council, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Introduction This chapter will look at the background of the study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, specific objectives, research questions, scope of the study, significance of the study, and the conceptual frame work. 1,1 Back ground to the study One of the pillars of the Millennium Development Goals promulgated by the United Nations (UN) is promotion of gender equality as well as women’s emancipation. The World Bank, like the rest of the inter...

Population Pressure and Social- Economic Development in Uganda: A Case Study of Kisenyi Parish Kampala Central

ABSTRACT The research on “population pressure and social- economic development in Uganda” was conducted in Kisenyi parish Kampala central. The study was guided by three objectives which included; to examine how high birthrates affect economic development in Kampala city, to find out the causes of high birthrates in Kisenyi Kampala city and to establish ways of curbing high birthrates in Kampala city. This study employed the descriptive survey design. Descriptive studies are no experimenta...

The Challenges Faced By The Government During The Delivery Of Health Care Services To The Rural Women In A.Pac Sub-County, A.Pac District A Case Study: Apac Sub - County

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ............................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ..................................................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION ................................................................................................................................ iiiACKNOWLEDGMENT .......................................

Role Of Local Government In Prevention Of Child Labour A Case Study Of Kitayunjwa Sub-county Kamitli District, Eastern Region In Uganda

This study was intended to investigate the nature of child labour, continued causes and effects of child labour on development initiatives, establishing the magnitude of the problem and make recommendations for intervention. It was generally established that child labour is a hindrance to developmental programmes by negatively affecting the targeted next generations. The study was conducted in Kitayunjwa Sub county in Kamuli district. The high rate of child labour was mainly attributed t...

Effects Of Parent Child Relationship On Delin~Uent Behavior: A Case Study Of Kamwokya Community And Naguru Remand Home

This study focused on effects of parent child relationship on delinquent behavior in Kamwokya Community and Naguru Remand Home in Kampala, Uganda. The study sought to establish the relationship between parent child relationship and delinquency and non-delinquency behaviours among children as an attempt to understand the externalized and internalized effects of the quality of parents’ relationships with children. In order to achieve the research objectives descriptive designed was adopt...

Community Perceptions Towards Compositing Of Municipal Solid Waste In Pecekoro Village, Kajok Parish, Latek Subcounty In Gulu District

Rapid growth of businesses and population in and around Gulu town has led to increased production of solid waste consequently giving rise to increased volume of waste dumped in recipient communities. The most attractive and environmentally friendly option to get rid of this huge pileup of garbage and subsequent ones is through composting. The perceptions of recipient communities are crucial to understanding how municipal solid waste management problems might be resolved. Since Gulu muni...

Community Participation And Environmental Management In Kawempe Division-Kampala District, Central Uganda

ABSTRACT The study entitled community participation and environmental management in Kawempe division Kampala district, central Uganda. It was guided by three study objectives which included establishing the role of local community leaders in environmental management in Kawempe division. Examining the extent of community participation in the management of environment in Kawempe division and identifying the challenges faced by the community in environment management in Kawempe division. T...

Impacts Of Civil Conflicts On Household Income Level; I , A Case Study Of Mukura Sub County Ngora District, Eastern Uganda

AbstractThis chapter will look at the background of the study, problem statement, purpose of the study, general objectives, specifics objects, research questions, scope of the study, and si~_lificance of the study or justification. 1.1 Background of the study Since the beginning of the 1990s, the number and intensity of mass violent conflicts has decreased worldwide (Human Security Centre 2005). However, this trend does not hold true for sub-Saharan Africa, where most of the world's arm...

Early Pregnancy And School Dropout Among Girls In Selected Secondary Schools In W Akiso District

AbstractIn conducting the research on the topic mentioned, this chapter brings forth the introducti,,11 background of the study. statement of the problem, purpose of the study. study objecti, •· , research questions. the scope of the study in terms or geography. content/\'ariables and time. ,ignificance of the study. conceptual frame\\ork and eventually operational delinitions or', · :erms. LI Background of the study feenage or adolescent pregnancy means pregnanc) in a woman aged IO...

Peer Influence And Aggression Among The Youth In Lwengo District, Uganda

The study was to investigate peer influence and aggression among the youth in Lwengo District, Uganda. The study had four research questions and three objectives which included; To establish social determinants of peer influence on youth in Lwengo To establish the economic determinants of peer influence on youth in Lwengo To analyze the causes of youth violence in Lwengo District To evaluate the influence of media violence on the youth media It was revealed in that there were social det...


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