HIV/Aids And Education In Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to identify the effect of strategies for addressing HIV/AIDS prevention within the education sector; and to examine the extent to which these strategies are implemented and the obstacles encountered The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to pupils and teachers of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that HIV/AIDS has got a negative impact on the education of pupils in Kenya.. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings like where all the pupils interviewed 210 or 100% agreed that HIV has effects on the education sector. The findings like the extend of HIV/AIDS awareness amongst the pupils and teachers in the municipality indicated that over 70% of both teachers and pupils are aware of the existence of HIV/AIDS, this suggested recommendations that the Government should promote the decentralization of HIV/AIDS prevention, and should Strengthen the technical capacity of municipalities and local authorities to tackle the HIV/AIDS problem among other recommendations. v

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DECLARATION DEDICATION

APPROVAL iii ACKNOWLEDGMENT iv ABSTRACT y TABLE OF CONTENTS v CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Background to the Study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 3 1.3 Objectives of the Study 3 1.3.1 General Objective 3 1.3.2 Specific Objective,..,,,, .3 1.4 Research Questions 4 1.5 Scope of the Study 4 1.7 Limitations of the Study 5 CHAPTER TWO 2.0 INTRODUCTION 6 2.1 The Impact of HIV and AIDs on the Education Sector 6 2.2 The Impact on Teachers 7 2.2.1 Strategies for Addressing HIV and AIDS Prevention within the Educational Sector 9 vi 2.2.2 Effects of Education at the Individual Level ,,,,,,,,~.....,9 2.2.3 Effects of Education at the Country Level 10 2.3 Educatio&s Impact on fflVIAIDS Knowledge 11 CHAPTER THREE 3.0 INTRODUCTION 13 3.1 Research Design 13 3.2 Population of Study 13 3.3 Study Sample 13 3.4 Sampling Procedures 14 3.5 Research Instruments 14 3.6 Research Procedure 14 3.7 Data Analysis And Interpretation 15 CHAPTER FOUR 4.0 INTRODUCTION 16 4.2 Teachers Rio Data 18 4.2.1 Age of respondents 18 4.3.1 Pupils Rio data 19 4.3.2 Respondents work experience 19 4.3.5 Age of Respondents ,,.., 20 4.4 .0 Pupils Analysis 21 4.4.1 Response on whether HIV /AIDS has impact on the education sector in Kenya. 21 vii 4.4.2 Response on whether preventive measures were in place and were being observed effectively 22 4.4.3 Response on whether there are challenges facing the implementation of preventive strategies 23 4.5.0 Teachers Analysis 25 4.5.1 Teachers response on reality of fflV/AIDS 25 4.5.2 Teachers response on HIV/AIDS as part of school curriculum 26 4.5.3 Summmary of response whether HIV/AIDS has an effect on the education sector 26 CHAPTER FIVE 5.0 Discussion of the Findings 29 5.1 CONCLUSIONS 30 5.2 RECOMMENDATIONS 31 5,3 Areas of Further Studies 32 REFERENCES 33 APPENDICES 36 viii LIST OF TABLES Table 4.1 ResponseRate16 Table 4.2.2 Showing Age Distribution of Teachers . 18 Table 4.3.2 Respondent Distribution by school 19 Table 4.3.4 Showing Distribution by Gender 20 Table 4.3.5 Age distribution and IIIV/AIDS awareness response 20 Table 4.3,6 Pupils distribution on HIV/AIDS awareness 20 Table 4.4.1 Response about HIV/AIDS Impact on Schools 21 Table 4.4.2 Response on whether preventive measures were effective and in place. 22 Table 4.4.3 Response on whether there are challenges facing the implementation of preventive measures 23 Table 4.4.4 Response on whether pupils were aware of the existence of HIV/AIDS on schools 23 Table 4.4.5 Responses on whether pupils were aware of the effects of fflV/AIDS on schools 24 Table 4.4.6 Response on whether pupils learn about HIV/AIDS inn class 24 Table 4.5.1 Teachers response on reality of IIIV 25 Table 4.5.2 : Teachers response on HIV/AIDS as part of school curriculum 26 Table 4.5.3 Summary of response whether fflV/AIDS has and effect on the education sector 26 Table 4.5.4 Response on awareness of preventive measures of fflV/AIDS in schools on the education sector 27 Table 4.5.5 Response on whether there are chailaenge encountered in the implemenetation of preventive strategies 27 Table 4.5.6 Summary of response to whether preventive measures were effective in curbing the spread of fflV/AIDS 28

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APA

OMOLO, E (2022). HIV/Aids And Education In Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/hiv-aid-s-and-education-in-kibulgeny-zone-eldoret-municipality-kenya

MLA 8th

OMOLO, EVELYN "HIV/Aids And Education In Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/hiv-aid-s-and-education-in-kibulgeny-zone-eldoret-municipality-kenya. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

OMOLO, EVELYN . "HIV/Aids And Education In Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/hiv-aid-s-and-education-in-kibulgeny-zone-eldoret-municipality-kenya >.

Chicago

OMOLO, EVELYN . "HIV/Aids And Education In Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/hiv-aid-s-and-education-in-kibulgeny-zone-eldoret-municipality-kenya