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An Appraisal of Community Development Projects in Imo State: A Case Study of Mbaitoli Local Government Area

By Uzoma, Beatrice I.

An Appraisal of Community Development Projects in Imo State: A Case Study of Mbaitoli Local Government Area

Published: 09/12/2004

Tags: Community Development, projects, social work

Size: 2.07MB

Perceptions of United Nations Development Programme Poverty Reduction Projects in Ubulu-Okiti Community of Aniocha South L.G.A., Delta State

By Nwanokwai, Angela Obiageli

Perceptions of United Nations Development Programme Poverty Reduction Projects in Ubulu-Okiti Community of Aniocha South L.G.A., Delta State

Published: 08/10/2007

Size: 3.29MB

Widowhood Practice in Owerri North L.G.A.: Implications for women Empowerment in Nigeria

By Onyeakazi, Ngozichukwu Clara Pg/m.sc/02/33467

Widowhood Practice in Owerri North L.G.A.: Implications for women Empowerment in Nigeria

Published: 06/09/2007

Tags: Widowhood,dehumanizing,remarrying,socio-demographic, inhumane, illiteracy,empowerment

Size: 10.94MB

The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Combating Child Trafficking in Ideato North Local Government Area Imo State.

By Ndubuizu, Nchekwube Ikwuoma

The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Combating Child Trafficking in Ideato North Local Government Area Imo State.

Published: 07/01/2007

Tags: NGO,Child trafficking, Ideato North LGA, Imo State

Size: 6.68MB

RURAL YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND PERTICIPATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

By Iwuala Blessed Ikechukwu

This study investigated rural youth empowerment and how it affects their participation in rural development projects. It was carried out in Nsukka LGA of Enugu State. Questionnaire and in-depth interview guide was used to collect data from 618 respondents. The data were analysed in frequencies and percentages using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). Three hypotheses were tested using the chi-square (x2). The findings of the study among other things revealed that empowered rural youth participated more in rural development projects than those that are not empowered. It is therefore recommended that effort should be made to empower more rural youth as that will enhance their participation in rural development project.

Published: 08/09/2016

Size: 288.00KB

The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Combating Child Trafficking in Ideato North Local Government Area Imo State.

By Ndubuizu, Nchekwube Ikwuoma

The study examined the role of non governmental organization in combating child trafficking, peoples perception of these roles as effective in combating child trafficking. The study equally examines the possible ways of improving the roles of these NGOs towards combating child trafficking and improving social work services that are available to victims of child trafficking.

Published: 21/01/2018

Tags: child trafficking, non-governmental organization

Size: 6.68MB

PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MICRO PROJECTS PROGRAMME IN NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA

By Veta, Oghenechoja Dennis

This study sought to: (i) find out the state of community development in the Niger Delta region of Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers states, (ii) ascertain the objectives of MPP3 in the study areas, (iii) find out the development projects executed under the MPP3 in the study areas, (iv) examine the extent to which the community members participated in MPP3’s development process, (v) investigate the sustainability of the projects implemented under MPP3 in the study areas, (vi) find out the overall views of the community members concerning the MPP3 in the study areas, (vii) identify the problems, if any, militating against effective execution of MPP3’s developmental efforts in the study areas, and (viii) suggest other issues and factors that could enhance more successful execution of MPP3 community development projects in the study areas.

Published: 23/10/2017

Tags: community development, perception, micro projects programme, Niger Delta

Size: 1.50MB

INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL TYPE AND GENDER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND INTEREST IN ECONOMICS IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

By Okpala, Loveth Chidiuso

This research examined influence of school type and gender on secondary school students’ academic achievement and interest in economics in Enugu State, Nigeria. To achieve the purpose of this study, four research questions and four hypotheses was formulated to direct the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. A sample of three hundred and thirty-eight (338) students was randomly selected from public and private secondary schools for the study. The instrument used for data collection was the Economics Interest Inventory (EII) and First term examination marks assigned by Economics teachers to SS3 Economics students’, the instrument was adopted and subjected to validation by experts in measurement and evaluation. The reliability estimate of the instruments was established through Cronbach Alpha statistics value. Data were analyzed using t-test statistic. The results showed that there is no significant difference between public and private secondary school students’ Economics achievement. Private schools students performed significantly better than their public school counterparts. There is no significant difference between male and female senior secondary school students’ achievement in Economics. There is no significant difference in public and private school students’ interest in Economics and there is no significant difference between male and female students in Economics. It was recommended among others that more supervisory roles be played on public and private schools teachers to make them work better on their students.

Published: 24/02/2016

Tags: school type, gender, influence, secondary school students, academic achievement, Economics

Size: 220.20KB

SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS INFLUENCING YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN CALABAR MUNICIPAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVER STATE

By Eja, Legbel Esege

The study looked at the sociocultural factors influencing youth participation in community development programmes in Nigeria using Calabar Municipal Local Government Area of Cross River State as a study area. The instruments for data collection were the questionnaire and in-depth interview guides. The sample size used for the study was 610. The quantitative data gathered were analyzed with Statistical Package for Social Sciences using percentages (%) and Chi-square (ᵡ²) was used to test the hypotheses, while the qualitative data gathered were analyzed in themes as complement to the quantitative data. The findings show that there is no statistically significant relationship (ᵡ²=(N=399), 3.466; df=1, pے .063) between sex of respondents and participating in CD programmes. Also, it was discovered that there is statistically significant relationship (ᵡ²=(N=399), 229.614; df=1, pے .000) between parental influence and participating in CD programmes. The result further showed that there is statistically significant relationship (ᵡ²=(N=399), 14.673; df=1, pے .000) between respondents level of education and participating in CD programmes. Also, it was discovered that there is statistical significant relationship (ᵡ²=(N=399), 37.809; df=1, pے .000) between government assistance and participating in CD programmes. Result from regression analysis show that age, sex, marital status and occupation had no relationship with any of the two dependent variables, awareness in CD programmes and participation in CD programmes.

Published: 23/06/2017

Tags: sociocultural, youth participation, community development, Calabar

Size: 1.03MB

AWARENESS AND PRACTICE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AMONG CHILDBEARING MOTHERS IN NSUKKA URBAN AREA, ENUGU STATE

By Anazonwu, Nkemdilim Patricia

Exclusive breastfeeding is the most efficient type of infant feeding for the first six months of life that protect infants from infectious diseases. This study examined awareness and practice of exclusive breastfeeding among childbearing mothers in Nsukka urban area of Enugu State. The questionnaire and in-depth interview guide were used as instruments for collection of data from 618 respondents. The quantitative data gathered was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) while frequency distribution tables and percentages were used to present the results. Chi-square (χ²) was used to test the hypotheses; binary logistic regression was used to predict the effect of independent variables on a dependent variable while the qualitative data collected were analyzed in themes as complement to the quantitative data.

Published: 21/07/2017

Tags: exclusive breastfeeding, childbearing mothers, Nsukka, awareness

Size: 1.31MB

SOCIO-CULTURAL DETERMINANTS OF SUCCESSFUL AGEING AMONG OLDER ADULTS IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

By Nnachi Amos Imo

The ageing process that takes place in older adulthood can either be usual or successful. Determinants of success in ageing are perceived from both objective and subjective perspectives. The objective of this research was to study the socio-cultural determinants of successful ageing in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The design for the study was cross-sectional survey with a sample size of 1105 drawn from a target population of 121, 651. The sampling methods involved multistage cluster sampling, stratification, systematic and availability sampling techniques while questionnaire and focus group discussions were the major instruments for data collection. Data collected were presented in tables and figures while univariate, bivariate and multivariate analyses were employed in the analysis. The hypotheses were tested using Chi-square, whereas logistic regression models were employed in predicting the influence of some variables on successful ageing. The results show that socio-cultural factors that determine successful ageing in Ebonyi include health, being physically active, having close personal relations, being socially active, financial security, meeting rites of passage, and having and seeing children progress. In conclusion, it is recommended that free medical service, financial assistance, indigenized old people’s home, housing programmes, and specialized transportation services, and advocacy, be given the older adults in order to assist them age successfully.

Published: 25/09/2016

Tags: socio-cultural, ageing, older adults, Ebonyi

Size: 4.94MB

ACCESS TO CARE SERVICES BY MEMBERS IN HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUPS IN ENUGU STATE

By Amalinzeh, Nonyelum, Rosemary

Care and support are valuable services that members in HIV/AIDS support groups receive which comprises of medical, psychological, socio-economic, nutritional, and legal from the government, non-governmental organizations, faith based organizations and community based organizations. The study is on “Access to care services by members in HIV/AIDS support groups in Enugu-state”. The questionnaire and the in-depth interview guide were used as the instruments for collection of data from 562 respondents.

Published: 27/06/2017

Tags: care services, HIV/AIDS, support groups, Enugu

Size: 228.75KB

Perceptions of United Nations Development Programme Poverty Reduction Projects in Ubulu-Okiti Community of Aniocha South L.G.A., Delta State

By Nwanokwai, Angela Obiageli

A study, using Cross-sectional survey design was conducted to
identify the perceptions of Ubulu-Okiti people to UNDP poverty reduction
projects in their community. The study population used was all Youths and
adults (78years and above) of both sexes in the community, It also
includes members of 'the Community Project Management Committee
(C.P.M.C) Ubulu -0kiti Women Development Association and Community
Development Association. A total of 500 questionnaires were administered,
four hundred and eighty-four (484) were eventually retrieved. Analytic
induction method was used for the analysis of qualitative data. Data
collected using the questionnaire, in-depth interview and focus group
discussion was carefully edited to ensure completeness, consistency and
accuracy and thereafter analyzed using the statistical package for the
Social Sciences. Results showed that people perceive meaningful
development to be only development that is designed to capture what the
people themselves perceived to be their interests and needs, That
development programme or projects that are people centred is likely to
achieve empowerment of the people, enable them realize their potential,
build self-confidence and lead lives of dignity and fulfillment.

Published: 02/12/2018

Tags: Perceptions of United Nations Development Programme, Poverty Reduction Projects

Size: 3.29MB

Perceptions of United Nations Development Programme Poverty Reduction Projects in Ubulu-Okiti Community of Aniocha South L.G.A., Delta State

By Nwanokwai, Angela Obiageli

A study, using Cross-sectional survey design was conducted to
identify the perceptions of Ubulu-Okiti people to UNDP poverty reduction
projects in their community. The study population used was all Youths and
adults (78years and above) of both sexes in the community, It also
includes members of 'the Community Project Management Committee
(C.P.M.C) Ubulu -0kiti Women Development Association and Community
Development Association. A total of 500 questionnaires were administered,
four hundred and eighty-four (484) were eventually retrieved. Analytic
induction method was used for the analysis of qualitative data. Data
collected using the questionnaire, in-depth interview and focus group
discussion was carefully edited to ensure completeness, consistency and
accuracy and thereafter analyzed using the statistical package for the
Social Sciences

Published: 20/10/2018

Tags: Perceptions of United Nations, Development Programme, Poverty Reduction Projects

Size: 3.29MB

Child Trafficking in Nigeria: A Study of Intervention Programmes in Ebonyi State

By Imo, Nnachi Amos

The general objective of this research is to study the impact of
intervention programmes on child trafficking in Ebonyi state.

Published: 17/10/2018

Tags: intervention programme, child trafficking,

Size: 16.05MB