Poverty and School Drop Out in Maganjo Sub-County Wajuso District, Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL I

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT IV

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES VIII

LIST OF FIGURES ix

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS x

DEFINITION OF TERMS Xi

ABSTRACT XII

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0. Introduction 1

1.2. Background of the study 1

1.3. Statement the problem 5

1.4. Research purpose

1.5. Research objectives 5

1.6. Research questions/thesis 6

1.7. Significance of the study 6

1.8. Scope of the study 7

CHAPTER TWO 8

LITERATURE REVIEW 8

2.4. Solutions to the problems 17

CHAPTER THREE 19

METHODOLOGY 19

3.0. Introduction 19

V

3.1. Research design 19

3.2. Population and sampling 19

3.3. Research arealenvironment 19

3.4. Research instruments 19

3.5. Data collection procedure 19

3.6. Statistical treatment of data 20

3.7. Limitations of the study 20

3.8. Ethical issues 20

CHAPTER FOUR 21

DATA PRESENTATION INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS 21

4.0. Introduction 21

4.1. Background 21

4.1. Background information 21

4.2.1. Causes of school dropout in school 22

4.3 Impact of poverty to school drop out 29

4.4. Solutions to drop-out problems 33

CHAPTER FIVE 35

FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION 35

5.0 Introduction 35

5.1. Findings. Causes of school dropouts) 35

5.2. The impact of poverty on school drop out 37

5.3. Solutions to the problems 38

5.4. Conclusion 40

5.5. Recommendations 40

BIBLIOGRAPHY 42

APPENDICES

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the causers of poverty and school drop out of students selected in schools in Maganjo Sub-county, Wakiso District, Uganda. The specific objectives of the study were to find out the cause of school dropout, to find out the impact of poverty on school dropout and establish solutions to the school dropout problem in Maganjo Sub-county, Wakiso District, Uganda.. The methods used for data collection was interviews for the parents and questionnaires for teachers and students involved in the study The findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions, while linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Basing on the findings. It was observed that poverty affected and caused school drop outs negatively. In chapter five development of solutions to the problems, effects and causes of drop out. The findings suggested some recommendations on areas of providing free education for all students, bursaries and also dealing with parents who force their children in early marriage.

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APA

IRENE, N (2022). Poverty and School Drop Out in Maganjo Sub-County Wajuso District, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-school-drop-out-in-maganjo-sub-county-wajuso-district-uganda

MLA 8th

IRENE, NAMAZZI "Poverty and School Drop Out in Maganjo Sub-County Wajuso District, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-school-drop-out-in-maganjo-sub-county-wajuso-district-uganda. Accessed 09 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

IRENE, NAMAZZI . "Poverty and School Drop Out in Maganjo Sub-County Wajuso District, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Jul. 2022. Web. 09 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-school-drop-out-in-maganjo-sub-county-wajuso-district-uganda >.

Chicago

IRENE, NAMAZZI . "Poverty and School Drop Out in Maganjo Sub-County Wajuso District, Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 09, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/poverty-and-school-drop-out-in-maganjo-sub-county-wajuso-district-uganda