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
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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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