Impact Of Poverty On Academic Ithumbi Performance Of Students, A Case Study Of Mwingi Eastern Province, Kenya.

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TABLE Of CONTENTS

DECLARATION .............................................................................................................. .

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................... .ii

DEDICATION .............................................................................................................. iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................................................. iii

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................ v

CHAPTER ONE .............................................................................................................. 1

INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ l

1.1 Background of the study ...................................................................................... 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ...................................................................... 2

1.3 Purpose of the study ............................................................................................. 2

1.4 Objectives of the study ......................................... Error! Bookma1·k not defined.

1.4.1 General objective ............................................................................................... 3

1.4. 2 Specific objectives will be to; ............................................................................ 3

1.5 Research questions ............................................................................................... 3

1.6 Scope of the study ................................................................................................ 3

1. 7 Significance of the study ..................................................................................... 3

CHAPTER TWO .............................................................................................................. 5

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE ............................................................................ 5

2.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................... 5

2.1 Definitive review of poverty ................................................................................. 5

2.2 Causes of poverty in ............................................................................................ 6

2.3 Effects of poverty on provision of quality education .......................................... 7

V

CHAPTER THREE ......................................................................................................... 8

METHODOLOGY ........................................................................................................... 9

3.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................... 9

3.1 Research design .................................................................................................... 9

3.2 Study population ................................................................................................... 9

3 .3 Sample frame work ............................................................................................... 9

3.3.1 Sample size ......................................................................................................... 9

3.3.2 Sample techniques ........................................................................................... 10

3.3.3 Sample procedure ............................................................................................ 10

3 .4 Methods for data collection ............................................................................. lo

3.4.1 Instruments ...................................................................................................... 10

3.4.2 Sources of data ................................................................................................ JO

3.5 Data processing and analysis ............................................................................. 11

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................. 12

DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS AND THEIR FINDINGS ............................................... 12

4.0 Introduction ......................................................................................................... 12

4.1 Profile of respondents ......................................................................................... 12

4.2 Effects of poverty on the academic performance of students ........................ 13

4.3 Limited provision of school facilities, equipment and materials ...................... 14

4.4 Less staff development and training opportunities .......................................... 16

4.5 Poor nutrition, feeding habits and poor health among students in schools .. 18

4.6 Increase school dropout ...................................................................................... 20

4.6 Exposure of students and staff to indiscipline .................................................. 21

CHAPTER FIVE ............................................................................................................ 23

SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS .......................................... 23

5.1 Summary ............................................................................................................. 23

VI

5.2 Conclusion ............................................................................................................ 23

5.3 Recommendations ............................................................................................... 24

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................. 26

APPENDICES ................................................................................................................ 28

APPENDIX I: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR STUDENT. ....................................................... 28 


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the study

Poverty has been the hardest challenge facing human life from time immemorial.

It has contributed to low social-economic states in society and has brought

absent difficult circumstance that face learners today. It has negatively affected

all people regardless of age, culture, race, religion and other factors.

On overview of some facts about poverty in the world of South Africa the black

Americans suffered untold miseries ranging from diseases, poverty, denial of

education, forced labour and denial of other essential services due to racial

segregation by the white colonialist. This has lowered Africans, social economic

position.

In America black Americans as a result of racial discrimination by whites, they

were reduced to beggars who languished in poverty by being denied some of the

important resources. This has negatively led to poor social economic situation in

America. 

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KIPROTICH, D (2022). Impact Of Poverty On Academic Ithumbi Performance Of Students, A Case Study Of Mwingi Eastern Province, Kenya.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-ithumbi-performance-of-students-a-case-study-of-mwingi-eastern-province-kenya

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KIPROTICH, DAMARIS "Impact Of Poverty On Academic Ithumbi Performance Of Students, A Case Study Of Mwingi Eastern Province, Kenya." Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-ithumbi-performance-of-students-a-case-study-of-mwingi-eastern-province-kenya. Accessed 09 Aug. 2022.

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KIPROTICH, DAMARIS . "Impact Of Poverty On Academic Ithumbi Performance Of Students, A Case Study Of Mwingi Eastern Province, Kenya." Afribary (2022). Accessed August 09, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-ithumbi-performance-of-students-a-case-study-of-mwingi-eastern-province-kenya