Kenya’s Life Lessons through the Lived Experience of Rural Caregivers
AbstractThis qualitative research study used a phenomenological lens to examine the perspectives of familial caregivers in the Laikipia Region of Kenya. Through the narrative of the caregivers’ lived experience, key factors identified included social supports, rewards of caregiving, and lessons to others. Overarching basic themes centered on food insecurity, disease, rejection, lack of support, education challenges, inadequate land ownership, the absence of male support and neglect issues. These unique perspectives can contribute towards our understanding of policy and programming needs for orphaned children and familial caregivers in rural Kenya and within the rural areas of the East African context. View Full-Text
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Cappiccie, A.; Wanjiku, M.; Mengo, C. Kenya’s Life Lessons through the Lived Experience of Rural Caregivers. Soc. Sci. 2017, 6, 145.
Cappiccie A, Wanjiku M, Mengo C. Kenya’s Life Lessons through the Lived Experience of Rural Caregivers. Social Sciences. 2017; 6(4):145.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cappiccie, Amy; Wanjiku, Mary; Mengo, Cecilia. 2017. "Kenya’s Life Lessons through the Lived Experience of Rural Caregivers." Soc. Sci. 6, no. 4: 145.
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