What Is The Poverty Effect On Participants Personal Education Journey?

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It is not easy in this area to say people live above $2.50. Remember business people in this area are a few, they are the minority. The majority of people are small peasants and pastoralists, so we are still in less than a $1 a day. I can say far below from a dollar per day. I don’t know how to say it, it is far below a dollar per day because when a farmer harvest, for example, in Mara, the majority of them cultivate maize, Millet, sorghum, beans, cassava, some of them tobacco and cotton a little bit when you go to Bunda and so forth. But when you look at all these crops, farmers predict the climatic condition of their area is a semi-desert like-So they cultivate crops that fit in the dry season. Yet even farmers engage in commercial farming, …show more content…
They feel that even if they go to school, no employment, so why bother spending money to an education ripping nothing at the end. Employment hunger is also prevents children from attending school [as they watch] university graduates without employment
3: 2: 2 Poverty Effect on Participants’ Personal Education Journey Apart from almost the common views of how participants experienced poverty, participants shared their lived experience of how poverty affected their journey toward education acquisition. Participant P#4 explained that as a result of “poverty […] I could not get school needs such as books, school fees, uniforms, and money for bus fare.” On the other hand, Informant P#5, explained:
After I completed form four, I passed the exam (he paused in emotion), and I had the post to continue high school at Pugu Secondary school. The benefactor who was paying my O-level secondary school, said he had no more money for my high school education and that was the end of my education”- He sadly explained.
Similar to that this participant p#8 shared the pain for education
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For example, I live with my dad, and the children of my late brother all of them have no support other than me. It continues to affect my income and my personal plan for education. I planned at least to acquire a BA degree by 2010. I had an employment in 1999 after completion of the ordinary level secondary school. Since I had no money to go to school, I did private high school, and thank God, I went to Teachers College after that. Yet the plan for a BA degree is still pending, I don’t know until when. I have many responsibilities under my care. I cannot secure a loan for education, because I had a loan already for private needs at home. It will take time to pay back the

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