Out-of-school youths (OSY)’s awareness of programs/projects and level of participation in political and social activities in the community a view from selected barangays in Iloilo City
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This thesis on Out-of-School Youth’s (OSY)’s Awareness of Programs/Projects and Level of Participation in Political and Social Activities in the Community a View form Selected Barangays in Iloilo City covered 95 OSY’s in the two depressed and two progressive barangays of Iloilo City. The two depressed barangays include Barangay. Caingin and Barangay Ticud of La Paz, Iloilo City. The progressive barangays included Barangay M.V. Hechanova and East Baluarte, Iloilo City. The one-shot survey design was utilized in this study. Frequency distribution were computed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) program. It was found out that majority of the respondents were males, almost whose age ranged from 16 to 18 yrs. Majority of the respondents were high school level, income below P20,000, were not working, had attended public schools and were residing in depressed barangays. Majority had medium sized family with 6 to 9 children. Majority of the respondents were aware of the SK program considered most popular. The Non-formal education for the Youth was slightly known among half of the respondents. Also, of the respondents knew the Solid Waste Management and Anti-Dengue Campaign. Least known programs/projects were Livelihood/Talipapa. As to level of awareness of OSY to programs/projects when grouped, more than half of the respondents had moderate awareness. Among the activities known to the respondents were “paaso” or fogging against Dengue Fever followed by SK dance group. The respondents had low level of participation in political and social activities As to sex, both male and female had moderate level of awareness to programs and project. Young OSYs had moderate and low level of awareness was noted among the middle young and also the older ones. When it comes to total monthly family income, moderate level of awareness was noted among OSYs with total monthly family income of P20,000 and above. Awareness was moderate for the working and non-working OSYs. from depressed barangays, from a family size of 6 to 8 members. OSYs in the elementary and high school had also moderate level of awareness to programs/projects in the barangay. There was low level of participation in political activities of the OSYs in barangay versus demographic characteristics. There was a significant high level of awareness to programs/projects of OSYs among low monthly family income. There was a significant high level of awareness to programs/projects among those residing in depressed barangays. There was a significant high level of participation in political activities of the barangays of OSYs from depressed barangays. There was a slight, positive and highly significant association between the OSYs level of awareness to programs/projects versus their level of participation to political activities. There was a slight, positive and highly significant association between the OSYs level of awareness to programs/projects versus their level of participation to social activities.
Detaro, R. F. (2009). Out-of-school youths (OSY)’s awareness of programs/ projects and level of participation in political and social activities in the community a view from selected barangays in Iloilo City (Unpublished master thesis). Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City.
DepartmentSchool of Graduate Studies
DegreeMaster of Arts in Sociology
GSL Theses 301.72 D48
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