Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The objective of this study was to examine the effect of poverty on the academic progress

of children in Jera Zone, Sihay Division, Ugenya district Kenya. Some schools in Jera

Zone were selected for this research and some children from these schools were sampled

and given questionnaires to fill. The researcher based his selection on the previous

examination done by these children in each class, four pupils were chosen among the top

five and fur from among the bottom five in the exam. The researcher was concerned with

the children's parents education, how their parents respond to payment of school levies,

checking of books by parents, administering of punishment, who the domestic chores,

whether they complete their homework or not, how often they fell sick, whether they

access adequate food or not, whether they attended nursery school or not and their

literacy.

The finding was that 63% of those whose fathers have education above primary and 62%

whose mothers have the same perform very well in class. 66% of those who are rarely

sent home for school fees performed well also. 63% of those whose parents check their books, 59% of those who complete their home work, 57% of those who rarely fall sick perform well in school. 67% who did not attend nursery school performed very poorly in class.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-cidldren-academic-progress-a-case-study-of-jera-zone-siha-y-division-ugenya-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-cidldren-academic-progress-a-case-study-of-jera-zone-siha-y-division-ugenya-district-kenya . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-cidldren-academic-progress-a-case-study-of-jera-zone-siha-y-division-ugenya-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-cidldren-academic-progress-a-case-study-of-jera-zone-siha-y-division-ugenya-district-kenya