THE CHALLENGES FACED BY NGOS IN THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

APPROV AL ............................................................................................................................. ii

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS .......................................................... , ..... : ...................................... :v·

LIST OF ACRONYMS ........................................................................................................... ix

CHAPTER ONE ....................................................................................................................... I

1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background to the study ................................................................................................................ 3

1.2 Statement of the Problem .............................................................................................................. 4

1.3.0 Objectives of the Study .............................................................................................................. 4

1.3.1 General objective ........................................................................................................................ 4

1.3.2 Specific objectives ...................................................................................................................... 4

1.4 Research Questions ........................................................................................................................ 5

1.5 Scope of the Study ......................................................................................................................... 5

1.6 Justification of the Study ............................................................................................................... 5

CHAPTER TW0 ..................................................................................................................... 6 ·

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................. 6

2.1 Introduction ..................................................................................................................................... 6

2.2.1 THEORETICAL FRAME WORK ........................................................................................... 6

2.2.2 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 6

2.2.3 Theories of Education ..................................................................................................................... 6

2.2.4 Learning theory ............................................................................................................ 6

2.2.5 Behaviorism ................................................................................................................................. 7

2.2.6 Cognitivism (psychology) .. : .................................................................................................... 8

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2.2.7 Constmctivism (leaming theory) .............................................................................................. 9

2.2.8 Informal and post-modem theories ......................................................................................... 10

2.2.9 John Dewey's Theories of Education ..................................................................................... 10

2.2.1 0 The functionalist theory ......................................................................................................... 21

2.2.11 The conflict theory .................................................................................................................. 24

2.2.12 The symbolic interactionist theory ....................................................................... : .......... : .... 25

2.2.13 Non-Governmental Organizations ................................... : ........................................................... 26

2.3.0 Primary Characteristics ofNGOS .......................................................................................... 27

2.3.1 Formal Organization ................................................................................................................. 27

2.3 .2 Objectives .................................................................................................................................. 28

2.3 .3 Decision-making Process ......................................................................................................... 28

2.4.0 Secondary characteristics ofNGOS ....................................................................................... 29

2.4.1 Volunteers: ................................................................................................................................. 29

2.4.2 Size: ............................................................................................................................................ 29

2.4.3 Funding Base: ............................................................................................................................ 29

2.5 .0 Typologies ofNGOs ............................................................................................................... 30

2.5.1 Operational/ Advocacy NGOs .................................................................................................. 30

2.5.2 Level of Operations .................................................................................................................. 31

2.5.3 01ientation of Activity .......................................................................................................... .' .. 32

2.5.4 Characteristics of NGOs ............................................................................................................... 32

2.5 .5 Diversity within the NGO Sector ............................................................................................ 33

2. 6 Roles ofNGOs ............................................................................................................................. 33

2.7 Overview of Educational NGOs ................................................................................................ 35

2.8 Role ofNGOs in Education Sector Development Program in Developing Countries ....... 35

2.9 Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 36

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................. 38

3.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................... 38

3 .I Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 38

3.2 Research Design ............ , ............................................................................................................... 38

3.3 Area of study .................. ~ ....... , ...................................................................................................... 38

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3.4 Study Population .......................................................................................................................... 38

3.5 Sample size ................................................................................................................................... 38

3.6 Sampling Procedure .............................................................................................. :··· ................... 39

3.7 Data Collection Methods ............................................................................................................. 39

3.8 Documentary review .................................................................................................................... 39

3.9 Data Analysis and Presentation ......................................................................... : .......... : ............. 39

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3.10 Ethical Consideration ........................................... : .................................................................... 40

3.11 Time Frame ................................................................................................................................. 40

3.12 Problems encountered in the study .......................................................................................... 40

3.13 Conclusion .................................................................................................................................. 41

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................... 42

4.0 PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS ............................... 42

4.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 42

4.2 Concept of Education .................................................................................................................. 42

4.3 The History of education in Uganda ................................................................................................. 43

4.4 The Activities of Compassion International in its contribution towards Education During

Compassion's 50-plus years of development work ................................................................................. 44

4.5 Compassion in Uganda .................................................................................................................... 45

4.6 Compassion International Education Programs ...................................................... : .. : .. : .................. 47

4. 7 The Leadership Development Program ........................................................................................... 48

4.8 The LDP in Africa .............................................................................................................. : .............. 49

4.9 The LDP budget ............................................................................................................................... 50

4.1 0 Program Evaluation ........................................................................................................................ 51

4.11 Survey background ........................................................................................................................ 52

4.12 Employment status/further Education ............................................................................................ 52

4.13 LDP Experience ............................................................................................................................. 53

4.14 Life preparation .............................................................................................................................. 54

4.15 Making a difference ........................................................................................................................ 54

4.16 Released from poverty through Education ..................................................................................... 55

4.17 Child Developmeht srnnsorship Program (CDSP) .............................................................. 56

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4.18 Sponsor gifts .................................................................................................................................. 57

4.19 Complementary interventions (CIVs) ............................................................................................. 58

4.20 The importance of Education ................................................................... :···· ........................... 58

4.21 Intemational commitments and goals of Education .............................................................. 61

4.23 The challenges faced by Compassion Intemational in the provision of Education .......... 67

4.24 Remedies of challenges Compassion faces in the provision of Education.: ...................... 69

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CHAPTER FIVE ..................................................................................................................... 72

5.0 SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ......................................... 72

5.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 72

5.2 Summary of findings ................................................................................................................... 72

5.3 The main Activities undettaken by Compassion Intemational .............................................. 73

5.4 Main challenges ............................................................................................................................ 74

5.5 Recommendations ........................................................................................................................ 75

5.6 Conclusions ..................................................................................................................................... 77

References ............................................................................................................................................ 78

APPENDICES ....................................................................................................... , .................. 81

INTERVIEW GUIDE .............................................................................................................. 81

GUIDING QUESTINS FOR THE BENEFICIARIES ONLY ..................................................... 82

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Research, SSA . "THE CHALLENGES FACED BY NGOS IN THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-faced-by-ngos-in-their-contribution-towards-education-a-case-study-of-compassion-international