Nature Of Disability and Access to Employment Among Youth, Vihiga County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Ihe topic of this study was “Nature of Disability and Access to Employment among Youth in Vihiga County. Kenya”. The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between the nature of disability and access to employment among the youth in Vihiga County, Kenya. It was guided by six objectives. These are: to establish the nature of disabilities among the youth in Vihiga County. Kenya. to assess the lev& of disabilities among the youth. to determine the level olaccess to employment among the youth with disabilities, to investigate whether the type of the job is independent ol the nature of disability among the youth, to investigate whether there is a clilTerence between the nature of disability and access to employment among the youth and to investigate whether there is a relationship between the nature of disability and access to employment among the youth. The methodology of the study was descriptive correlational survey design. A sample of 63 youth with disabilities was selected using simple random sampling. Ihe researcher found out that the level and access to employment among the youth was low~. The researcher also found out that the type of the job done by these youth with disabilities is independent of the nature of disability and that there is a positive relationship between nature of disability and access to employment among the youth with disabilities. The researcher recommended that stakeholders should ensure equal opportunities for both youth with ci isabi I ities and those Vithout in accessing employment.


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CHAPTER ONE 1

INTR0DUCTION 1

I Background ofthe Study 1

• .1 Historical Perspective 1

Theoretical Perspectives 5

I .2 Contextual Perspective 6

1.3 Conceptual Perspective 10

.1 Statement ofthe Problem 12

5 Purpose ofthe Stud~~ 13

.6 Objectives of the Study 13

.7 Research Questions 14

I .~ Research I lvpothesives 14

I .8 Scope oI the study 15

Geograp!7icul VLOpC 15

Content Scope 15

I .8. I Significance ofthe Study 15

Operational Definitions of Terms 16

CHAPTER TWO 17

LITERATURE REVIEW 17

2.0 introduction 17

Iitle Fig • I • Conceptual Iiame work between IV and DV 17

Source: Researcher 2013 17

2. I Theoretical Review 17

Related Studies 32

Gaps Identi lied 36

CI IAPTER THREE ~

M ETHODO LOGY 37

3.0 Introduction 37

3. Research design 37

3.2 Research population 37

3.3 Sample Size 38

3.3. Sampline Procedures 38

3,1 Research Instrument 38

Validity 39

Reliability 39

Data Gathering Procedures 39

Data Analysis 40

1. I Ethical Considerations 41

1.2 Limitations of the Study 42

CI lAP IER OUR 43

DATA PRESENTA1’ION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 43

1.0 Introduction 43

CI IAPTER liVE 60

FINDINGS. CONCLUSIONS ANI) RECOMMENDATIONS 60

5.0 Introduction 60

5.1 Findings 60

5.2 Conclusions 64

5.3 Recommendations 65

5.1 Areas lhr Further Research 65

REFERENCE 66

APPENDIX IA 75

APPENDIX Ii 76

CLEARANCE FROM ETHICS COMMITTEE 76

APPENDIX III 77

Part one: FACE SHEET: I)EMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RESPONDENTS 77

CURRICULUM VITAE 82

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Nature Of Disability and Access to Employment Among Youth, Vihiga County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/nature-of-disability-and-access-to-employment-among-youth-vihiga-county-kenya

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Research, SSA "Nature Of Disability and Access to Employment Among Youth, Vihiga County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Oct. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/nature-of-disability-and-access-to-employment-among-youth-vihiga-county-kenya. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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Research, SSA . "Nature Of Disability and Access to Employment Among Youth, Vihiga County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Oct. 2022. Web. 20 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/nature-of-disability-and-access-to-employment-among-youth-vihiga-county-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Nature Of Disability and Access to Employment Among Youth, Vihiga County, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/nature-of-disability-and-access-to-employment-among-youth-vihiga-county-kenya

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