Social Cultural Influences On Poverty of Population, A Case Study of Bisheshe Sub County Ibanda District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................... .i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................ iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ............................................................................................ iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................... v

LIST OF TABLES .................................................................................................... viii

LIST OF FIGURES .................................................................................................... .ix

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................. x

CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................ !

INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................... I

1.0 Background of the study .............................................................................. !

1.1 Statement of the problem ............................................................................ 3

1.2 Purpose of the study ..................................................................................... 3

1.3 Objectives of the study ................................................................................. 3

1.4 Research questions ...................................................................................... .4

1.5 Scope of the study ........................................................................................ 4

1.6 Significance of the study .............................................................................. 4

1. 7 Definition of terms ........................................................................................ 5

CHAPTER TWO ....................................................................................................... 6

liTERATURE REVIEW .......................................................................................... 6

2.0 Introduction .................................................................................................... 6

2.1 Trends in poverty and inequalities ............................................................. 6

2.2 Who are the poor? ........................................................................................ 9

2.3 How to measure poverty ............................................................................ IO

2.4 Absolute Vs Relative poverty ..................................................................... !!

2.5 Advanced causes of poverty ...................................................................... !!

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CHAPTER THREE .................................................................................................. lS

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................. lS

3.0 Introduction .................................................................................................. 15

3.1 Research design .......................................................................................... 15

3.2 Area and population of study .................................................................... 15

3.3 Sample selection techniques ..................................................................... 15

3.4 Procedure of data collection ...................................................................... 15

3.5 Data collection instruments ....................................................................... 16

3.6 Type of data gathered ................................................................................ 16

3.7 Data analysis ................................................................................................ 16

3.8 Limitations .................................................................................................... 16

CHAPTER FOUR .................................................................................................... 17

DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION, DISCUSSION AND

PRESENTATION ................................................................................................... 17

4.0 Introduction .................................................................................................. 17

4.1 Characteristic background of respondents .............................................. 17

4.1.1 Educational level of the respondents ................................................... 17

4.1.2 Marital status of the sample population .............................................. 18

4.1.3 Religious background of the sample population ................................ 19

4.1.4 Age of respondents ................................................................................. 20

4.1.5 Occupational status of respondents ..................................................... 21

4.2 Factors causing poverty in Bisheshe sub county .................................... 22

4.3 Whether the government has accelerated poverty in the region ........ 27

4.4 Effects of poverty on the people of Bisheshe Sub county .................... 27

CHAPTER FIVE ...................................................................................................... 30

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

................................................................................................................................... 30

5.0 Introduction .................................................................................................. 30

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5.1 Summary of findings .................................................................................. .30

5.2 Conclusion .................................................................................................... 31

5.3 Recommendations ....................................................................................... 31

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................ 33

APPENDICES ............................................................................................................ 34

Appendix A: Questionnaires for the local people ............................................. .34

Appendix B: Questionnaires for the local councilleaders ................................. 36  

ABSTRACT This research study was set to investigate the social cultural influences on poverty oF population in Bisheshe, Sub County Ibanda district. The study was carried out From Bisheshe because oF the increasing poverty levels and also that the place is Familiar. This study was guided by questions such as what are the Factors causing poverty in your region? Is it the government that has accelerated poverty in your region? How has poverty affected the economic development oF your region? How has the government tried to curb poverty in your region? The research study Found out that poverty in Bisheshe is being caused by number oF Factors and these include, low levels of education, lack oF Food infrastructures such as roads, increasing population growth, corruption, acute lack of employment among others. During the study 50% oF the respondents believed that the government has not accelerate poverty in Bisheshe while 44% blamed the government For the scourge and the 6% were not sure. The study also Found out that a number of social-economic effects have been inflicted on the people by poverty. These in clued school dropouts, lack oF basic Facilities such as shelter, Food, c/othings, and beddings among others, domestic violence, illegal activities and many others. Basing on the findings the Following have been recommended to control poverty in Bisheshe Sub County. Reinforcing the NAADS, modernizing agriculture, stabilization oF prices For agricultural products, check on corruption and embezzlement, provision soft loans, regulating the general price level in the country (control inflation}, diversification oF agriculture among others

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Frontiers, E. & lEONIDAS, N (2022). Social Cultural Influences On Poverty of Population, A Case Study of Bisheshe Sub County Ibanda District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/social-cultural-influences-on-poverty-of-population-a-case-study-of-bisheshe-sub-county-ibanda-district-2

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Frontiers, Edu, and NIMANYA LEONIDAS "Social Cultural Influences On Poverty of Population, A Case Study of Bisheshe Sub County Ibanda District" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/social-cultural-influences-on-poverty-of-population-a-case-study-of-bisheshe-sub-county-ibanda-district-2. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and NIMANYA LEONIDAS . "Social Cultural Influences On Poverty of Population, A Case Study of Bisheshe Sub County Ibanda District". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 24 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/social-cultural-influences-on-poverty-of-population-a-case-study-of-bisheshe-sub-county-ibanda-district-2 >.

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Frontiers, Edu and LEONIDAS, NIMANYA . "Social Cultural Influences On Poverty of Population, A Case Study of Bisheshe Sub County Ibanda District" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/social-cultural-influences-on-poverty-of-population-a-case-study-of-bisheshe-sub-county-ibanda-district-2