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Factors associated with reproductive behavior of low income mothers in Kiandutu Slum in Thika Municipality, Kenya
(Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE), 2015)
The purpose of this study was to investigate maternal factors associated with reproductive behavior of low income mothers in Kiandutu slum in Thika Municipality, Kenya. The family resource management model and the safe ...
Expectations of Field Supervisors in Kenya: Implications for Community-based Human Service Practicums
(UTS ePRESS, 2018)
Community-based learning (CBL), which provides opportunities for undergraduate students to develop disciplinary and work-related knowledge and skills, is increasingly becoming an integral component of higher education. ...
Industries and Communities: Symbiotic Dependency and Sustainability of the Magana Town Industrial Park in Kenya
(Prime Journals (PJ), 2013)
Industrial development is perceived as an important indicator of economic growth. Though industries may be elected by private and public parties to provide goods and services at a market price, their existence at a place ...
Psychosocial determinants of quality of life among Kenyan families
(Centre for Promoting Ideas, USA, 2011-06)
The importance of Quality of Life studies cannot be overestimated. Virtually every government and development sector would be interested in the impact of its initiatives on people’s standard of living and essentially their ...
Direct and self-reported measures of physical activity and sedentary behaviours by weight status in school-aged children: results from ISCOLE-Kenya
(Informa Healthcare, 2014-07)
Background: Previous work has shown little association between self-report and directly measured physical activity. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationships between self-reported and directly assessed ...
Urbanization Challenges in Poor Slum Areas of Nairobi and the Role of Sustainability Science in Seeking Practical Solutions
The chapter examines major sustainability challenges faced by people in the poor urban slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The objective of this study was to specifically examine challenges faced in the city’s slum areas, and application ...