This study set out to investigate on the parents contribution towards the formal
education of their children in Mukuju Sub-county. The study was guided by the
following objectives: -
(1) To identify the requirements that are important as far as the formal
education is concerned, (2) To determine the reasons why parents
are un able to support the pupils' education and (3) To identify the
strategies that can be used to enable forward education of the pupils
The research methodology used the description design, because the standardized
question are to collect the data was used.
Findings, the majority of the respondents were males the age grouping of the majority
was between 46-50 respondents, certificate holders were the majority. The main
reason why parents were un able to support children's education was found to be
Conclusion, it is concluded that poverty has contributed to must parents giving up the
education of their children.
RECOMMANDATION : Parents should be able to provide the children with the
school requirements such as scholastic materials. Lunch at school, and requirements
that may be needed for example examination fees among others. By so doing the child
will be retained at school.
Parents should be able to keep on visiting the school in order to be up dated on the
performance of the child.
This if done where there is a gap, the parent together with the teacher may share and
come up with the working strategy.
Parents should make sure that the children do not absent themselves. This negatively
impact on the performance of the child in a way that she/he may not be able to follow
the flow of the Lessons, particularly if the new topic is introduced when she/he was not
The environment at home should be provided by parents in away that if favors a child
education children should be given time to read their books or do home work other
activities that may hinder the children concentrating on education should be controlled.
Parents should prioritize their expenditure. Most of them value activities like drinking
local beer among others. Here a lot of money is spent which can be used in
supporting the education of the children.
The school should make sure that the environment favors the relations of both girls and
boys. Sharing of latrines I toilets by both sexes effect their learning. Privacy therefore
should be observed
Research, S. (2022). PARENTS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS CHILDRENS' FORMAl EDUCATION A CASE STUDY OF MUKUJU SUB-COUNTY TORORO DISTRICT- UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/parents-contribution-towards-childrens-formal-education-a-case-study-of-mukuju-sub-county-tororo-district-uganda
Research, SSA "PARENTS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS CHILDRENS' FORMAl EDUCATION A CASE STUDY OF MUKUJU SUB-COUNTY TORORO DISTRICT- UGANDA" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/parents-contribution-towards-childrens-formal-education-a-case-study-of-mukuju-sub-county-tororo-district-uganda. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.
Research, SSA . "PARENTS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS CHILDRENS' FORMAl EDUCATION A CASE STUDY OF MUKUJU SUB-COUNTY TORORO DISTRICT- UGANDA". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/parents-contribution-towards-childrens-formal-education-a-case-study-of-mukuju-sub-county-tororo-district-uganda >.
Research, SSA . "PARENTS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS CHILDRENS' FORMAl EDUCATION A CASE STUDY OF MUKUJU SUB-COUNTY TORORO DISTRICT- UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/parents-contribution-towards-childrens-formal-education-a-case-study-of-mukuju-sub-county-tororo-district-uganda