Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students of St. Mary's Kaimba Primary School, Kikuyu Division, Kabete District, Kenya

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TABLE Of CONTENTS

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................. 1

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

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

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

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

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

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................... I

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 ......................................... -Er-rorl-Bookmark not defined~

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

1.4. 2 Specific objectives will be to; ............................................... . 0

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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 ............................................................................................ 6

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

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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 ................................................................................ 10

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

3.4.2 Sources of data ................................................................................................ 10

3 .5 Data processing and analysis ............................................................................. 11

CHAPTER fC\.19.i ...................................................................................................... 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


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Frontiers, E. & MWANGI, N (2022). Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students of St. Mary's Kaimba Primary School, Kikuyu Division, Kabete District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-of-st-mary-s-kaimba-primary-school-kikuyu-division-kabete-district-kenya

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Frontiers, Edu, and NYAMBURA MWANGI "Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students of St. Mary's Kaimba Primary School, Kikuyu Division, Kabete District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-of-st-mary-s-kaimba-primary-school-kikuyu-division-kabete-district-kenya. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and NYAMBURA MWANGI . "Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students of St. Mary's Kaimba Primary School, Kikuyu Division, Kabete District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-of-st-mary-s-kaimba-primary-school-kikuyu-division-kabete-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and MWANGI, NYAMBURA . "Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students of St. Mary's Kaimba Primary School, Kikuyu Division, Kabete District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-of-st-mary-s-kaimba-primary-school-kikuyu-division-kabete-district-kenya