Non — Governmental Organizations’ Advocacy In Settling Internally Displaced Persons In Limuru-Kenya

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ABSTRACT

This study was set out to establish the role of NGOs in resettling IDPs in Limuru district in Kenya. Specifically the study wanted to establish the effect of (i) NGOs advocacy for education (ii) NGOs working together and (iii) funding of economic activities help in settling internally displaced persons in Limuru-Kenya. The study was done by developing a conceptual frame relating NGOs advocacy and resettlement of IDPs. The study was co-relational in nature and it employed a quantitative approach; data were collected from 226 respondents using self administered questionnaires as the key data collection instruments. Data were analyzed at univariate level using frequency counts and summary statistics and Pearson Linear Correlation coefficient at bivariate level. The study revealed that NGOs advocacy for education has a positive insignificant relationship with resettlement of IDPs in Limuru district (ii) NGO working together and (iii) NGO funding of economic activities help in settling internally displaced persons in Limuru-Kenya. From the above findings appropriate conclusions and recommendations including those for further research were made. Recommendations from the study were; The study concluded that, (I) Authorities in Limuru in conjunction with NGOs should advocate for an education system that looks at the different characteristics of the people in IDP, (ii) there should be well formulated and implemented education policies for the people of Limuru which considers the dynamic nature of the IDPs, (iii) there is a need for a huge campaign among the IDPs in encouraging them to work together in team as this will improve their productivity through merging their difference competencies, (iv) there should be creation and establishment of a variety of economic activities among the IDPs and the entire Limuru district to tap the potential of different people in order to make the people occupies thus creating the need for settlement, (v) there is the need to provide free of charge or at highly subsidized prices accommodation, particularly with regard to the basic commodities since they are essential for settlement, (vi) Offer the relevant expertise, such as on shelter, education, and protection, to the overall international response to IDPs;

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APA

N, J (2021). Non — Governmental Organizations’ Advocacy In Settling Internally Displaced Persons In Limuru-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/non-governmental-organizations-advocacy-in-settling-internally-displaced-persons-in-limuru-kenya

MLA 8th

N, Joseph "Non — Governmental Organizations’ Advocacy In Settling Internally Displaced Persons In Limuru-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/non-governmental-organizations-advocacy-in-settling-internally-displaced-persons-in-limuru-kenya. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

N, Joseph . "Non — Governmental Organizations’ Advocacy In Settling Internally Displaced Persons In Limuru-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/non-governmental-organizations-advocacy-in-settling-internally-displaced-persons-in-limuru-kenya >.

Chicago

N, Joseph . "Non — Governmental Organizations’ Advocacy In Settling Internally Displaced Persons In Limuru-Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/non-governmental-organizations-advocacy-in-settling-internally-displaced-persons-in-limuru-kenya