Factors that lead to girl-child drop-out in schools in Sololo Division, Sololo district, Marsabit county
Abstract The general objective of the study is to determine the factors that lead to girl-child drop-outs in Sololo division, Sololo District, Marsabit County and come up with possible strategies to solve the problem, the study will use questionnaire to gather information. The main purpose of the study is to determine the factors that hindered girls’ access to education which include early marriages, poor payment of school fees, inequality and cultural practices. These factors will be discussed and conclusion arrived at and the recommendations made towards improvements of the sorry situation within the district. Some of the recommendations include; sensitizing parents about importance of educating girls, subsidizing the fees payable, soliciting funds from donors and well-wishers to relieve the burden of fees from parents and also the government to initiate economic activities in such areas to help parents to provide basic needs to their children. The procedure for the study will be identifying the location of study, research design, target population, sample size and sampling procedures, data collection procedure, instrumentation and data analysis techniques for the research.
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