The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issues Of Street Cidldren In Uganda In Kampala Central Division

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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 Kampala. 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 Kampala. 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 Issues Of Street Cidldren In Uganda In Kampala Central Division. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issues-of-street-cidldren-in-uganda-in-kampala-central-division

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issues Of Street Cidldren In Uganda In Kampala Central Division" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issues-of-street-cidldren-in-uganda-in-kampala-central-division . Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issues Of Street Cidldren In Uganda In Kampala Central Division". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 20 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issues-of-street-cidldren-in-uganda-in-kampala-central-division >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Guidance And Counselling In Addressing Issues Of Street Cidldren In Uganda In Kampala Central Division" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-guidance-and-counselling-in-addressing-issues-of-street-cidldren-in-uganda-in-kampala-central-division