THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA CASE STUDY OF MANDERA DISTRICT

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ABSTRACT 

The study sought to investigate the causes of girl child dropout in secondar) schools and achieved this by using specific objectives of: To investigate the psycho-social causes or school dropout among girl students: To investigate the leading causes or school dropout among girl children: To investigate the possible solutions lo school drop nut among girl students and employed a case stud) or Madera District. A survey design was employed in the study. The researcher adopted the survey design because it enabled her lo collect data over a "ide area. Respondents to the study were chosen using simple random sampling technique. Teachers. parents and students were chosen from 

the schools using simple random sampling technique. Five administrative staff members were chosen using purposive sampling technique. The total sample  the study  thus 100 

respondents. An intervie" guide \as constructed and used to collect information  

students. A questionnaire  also designed and used to collect  teachers. 

The researcher also used observation and guided discussions to get more information. 

This study showed that students from km-income families were more likely lo drop out or 

school. as a result or poverty. than were children from middle-income families whilst family 

related problems and obligation such as marriage and house wOrk were also to blame ror the 

high drop out rate of girls. 

Major recommendationsincludccl teachers should be trained in gender m,areness and serve as 

role models. \bile those in aulhoril) should encourage promotion or lemale teachers into 

positions of responsibility. Teachers should also create an enabling environment in school and 

in classrooms. for example by providing more guidance and counselling and giving girls more 

responsibility such as appointing them to be pret'ects.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................... i APPROVAL ....................................................................... ii DEDICATION ............................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .......................................... iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................. iv

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

LIST OF TABLES ............................................................ vii LIST OF FIGURES ............................................................... viii

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................ ix ABSTRACT .............................................................................................................................. x CHAPTER ONE ...................................................................................................................... 1 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 1 1.0 Background .......... I. I Statement of the probkm . .............. 3 1.2 (rCl1('1'al ()bjccti,cs .... . ·' l.J Spccilic Objccti, t:s .... ... ········· •••••• .l 1.4 l{cscarch question:-. ..... ... 3 L5 .'-iCccriSocial lntlucncc. .. t, 1.6 Snlution~ ......... . 4.2 Discussion ....... . 19 . .... !9 19 . .. 1 I 0' . __ ., ··- .... 24 ... 25 . .............. 26 . ............. 26 . ........ 28 CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................................... 31 SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................... 31 5.11 5.1 5.2 5.3 I ntroductitm ........... . Summar) .. (mc!usion ..................... . Recommendations ........... . ........... 31 .... 3 I ..... '0 _ ....... 34 REFERENCES ...................................................................................................................... 36 APPENDIX ............................................................................................................................. 38 Appendix I: Qucstionnairc .................................................................................................... 38  

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APA

Research, S. (2022). THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA CASE STUDY OF MANDERA DISTRICT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-the-girl-child-education-in-north-eastern-province-of-kenya-case-study-of-mandera-district

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Research, SSA "THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA CASE STUDY OF MANDERA DISTRICT" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-the-girl-child-education-in-north-eastern-province-of-kenya-case-study-of-mandera-district. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA CASE STUDY OF MANDERA DISTRICT". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-the-girl-child-education-in-north-eastern-province-of-kenya-case-study-of-mandera-district >.

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Research, SSA . "THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA CASE STUDY OF MANDERA DISTRICT" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poverty-on-the-girl-child-education-in-north-eastern-province-of-kenya-case-study-of-mandera-district