The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issue Of Street Children In Nairobi City, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The maJor objective of the study was to identify the role of guidance and

counselling and the trends of children on the streets in Central division,Nairobi

city. Then study used both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods,

in which questionnaires and interview guide were used to collect data from the

respondents.

Research question one sought to find out the factors responsible for the high

number of street children in Nairobi. The study findings revealed that; lack of

school fees, divorce, parent illness, hunger, sexual abuse, insecurity, lack of

scholastic materials and behavioural issues of parents were the factors identified.

Research question two sought to find out why street children are in streets and

the study found that; war, search for money, born on the streets, family conflicts,

peer pressure, looking for support, no reason, sexual abuse, loss of guardian, and

mistreatment at home were factors given.

Research question three sought to find out the types of advices given to the

children by their parents. The study findings revealed that; respects, how to be

good children, survival, no stealing, working hard, appreciation, and approaching people were the answers given.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issue Of Street Children In Nairobi City, Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issue-of-street-children-in-nairobi-city-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issue Of Street Children In Nairobi City, Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 09 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issue-of-street-children-in-nairobi-city-kenya . Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issue Of Street Children In Nairobi City, Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 09 Jun. 2021. Web. 20 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issue-of-street-children-in-nairobi-city-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issue Of Street Children In Nairobi City, Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issue-of-street-children-in-nairobi-city-kenya