The Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students in Kagadi District.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION i

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES viii

LIST OF ACRONYMS ix

ABSTRACT x

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1

1.1 .2Theoretical Perspective of the study 3

1.1.3 Conceptual Perspective of the study 3

1.1.4 Contextual Perspective of the study 4

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 5

1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 6

1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 6

1.5 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 6

1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 6

1.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 7

1.7.1 Content scope 7

1.7.2 Geographical scope 7

1.7.3 Time scope 7

1.8 DEFINITION OF TERMS 7

CHAPTER TWO 8

LITERATURE REVIEW 8

2.1 Definitive review 8

2.2 Theoretical Review 8

2.3 Conceptual Framework 10

2.4 Review of Related Literature 11

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2.4.1 Effects of Poverty on Academic Achievement 11

2.4.2 Effect of Feeding on Students’ Academic Performance 11

2.4.3 Effect ofparental income on students’ academic performance 13

2.4.4 Effect of school facilities, and equipments on the students’ academic performance.

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CHAPTER THREE 16

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16

3.0 Introduction 16

3.1 Research Design 16

3.2 Area and target population 16

3.3 Sample Size and Sampling Technique 16

3.4 Data Collection Tools 17

3.5 Validity of Instrument 18

3.6 Reliability of Instrument 18

3.7 Data collection Procedure 18

3.8 Data Analysis 19

3.9 Limitations of the study 20

CHAPTER FOUR 21

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS 21

4.0 Introduction 21

4.1 Characteristics of the students 21

4.3 Students’ opinion on feeding at school 23

4.4 Students’ opinion on provision of school facilities and equipments 23

CHAPTER FIVE 30

DISUSSION OF THE FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND

RECOMMENDATIONS 30

5.0 Introduction 30

5.1 Discussion of the findings 30

5.1.1 Main Objective 30

5.1.2 Feeding and academic performance of students’ performance 31

ABSTRACT The general purpose of the study was to determine the effect of poverty on the academic performance of students in secondary schools. The specific objectives were; To examine the effect of feeding on the academic performance ofthe students in Kagadi district. To establish the influence of parents’ income on the academic performance of students in Kagadi district and to investigate the impact of school facilities and equipments on the students’ academic performance Kagadi district.. According to the findings, there is a significant relationships between academic performance and poverty under feeding conditions, provision of school facilities and equipments and home related factors .The study inferred that poverty affects academic performance of students and the day to day management of the school. The study found out that poor feeding conditions affect the performance of students as most of the respondents agreed with this statement. From the study it is evident that parents do not have stable sources of income as they don’t pay fees in time and giving enough health facilities to students and also the study revealed that that Poverty leads to poor provision of school facilities and equipments especially health facilities which negatively affects students’ academic performance .The study generally recommended that the government should gear poverty eradication programs among parents in order to eliminate poverty among parents as this generally affects the academic performance of the students.

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PAUL, T (2022). The Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students in Kagadi District.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-in-kagadi-district

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PAUL, TUMUSIIME "The Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students in Kagadi District." Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-in-kagadi-district. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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PAUL, TUMUSIIME . "The Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students in Kagadi District.". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-in-kagadi-district >.

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PAUL, TUMUSIIME . "The Impact of Poverty On Academic Performance of Students in Kagadi District." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-academic-performance-of-students-in-kagadi-district