Street children identification and capititation : a case study in Songea Municipal Council, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania

dc.contributor.advisorShungu, Hamidu Abadallahen_US
dc.contributor.authorNyoni, Entterberth Joachimen_US
dc.description.abstractThis study was conducted in Songea Municipal, Ruvuma Region. The study was conducted in three wards, namely, Lizaboni, Mfaranyaki and Bombambili. The main objective of the study was to capacitate street children so that they can be self reliant. The specific objectives were identification of street children, training, care and support of street children, and provision of capital grand to graduate street children. The study comprised a random sample of 30 street children, 9 vulnerable children, 4 street children attending vocational training, 12 ward leaders, 9 community members, one GSM leader, and one Municipal community development officer. Sample selection was carefully done to avoid bias. Primary data were obtained through personal observation, administering of structured questionnaire and focus group discussion. Secondary data was obtained from GSM office, KIWOHEDE office, Songea Municipal office, Ruvuma Regional secretariat office and Southern New Hampshire University/Open University of Tanzania library. Descriptive statistics as frequencies and percentage were used in analysis. The results from this study show that the problem of street children exists and the major factors that contribute to this problem are poverty, divorce, orphanage and large family. However, poverty is the major cause of this problem in the study area. (Author abstract)en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitationNyoni, E. J. (2007). Street children identification and capititation: A case study in Songea Municipal Council, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.eduen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (M.S.)en_US
dc.description.schoolSchool of Community Economic Developmenten_US
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dc.publisherSouthern New Hampshire Universityen_US
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dc.rightsAuthor retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibiteden_US
dc.rightsHolderNyoni, Enterberth Joachimen_US
dc.sourceOriginal format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire Universityen_US
dc.subject.lcshSouthern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.lcshOpen University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.otherjob trainingen_US
dc.subject.otherRuvuma Region (TZ)en_US
dc.titleStreet children identification and capititation : a case study in Songea Municipal Council, Ruvuma Region, Tanzaniaen_US
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