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AN EVALUATION OF COMMUNITY CARE IN NIGERIA PROJECT ON THE SECURE LIVELIHOOD OF ORPHANs VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES OF ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

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Abstract

This study evaluates the community care in Nigeria intervention in OVC, a case study of three communities in Anambra state. The objective of the study among others is to determine sustainability and what difference SHP programme has made in enhancing access to basic needs/welfare among beneficiaries, evaluate to what extent this model can be replicated and what factors can enhance that replication. Primary and secondary sources of data collection were employed. Questionnaires were used to gather primary data from the respondents while secondary data was gotten from necessary publications. The sample size used is three hundred and eighty seven (387) and this was randomly selected from three communities Umuawulu, Isseke, and Inland Town St Stephen’s from three local government of Awka South, Ihiala and Onitsha South respectively and one hundred and twenty nine (129) respondents were randomly selected and forty three from each community by stratified sampling technique.