Community Concerns and Development Methodologies June/July 2014 Past Paper– KNEC Diploma

Community Concerns and Development Methodologies Past Examination Question Paper – June/July 2014

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development – Module III

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DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MODULE 3 (KNEC)
COMMUNITY CONCERNS AND DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES (JUNE/JULY 2014)

SECTION A: MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNITY CONCERNS

1. a) Discuss five causes of poverty in Kenya (10 marks)
b) Evaluate five challenges of food security in Kenya (10 marks)

2. a) i. Explain the meaning of “female genital mutilation”. (2 marks)
ii. Describe four reasons that have been provided to justify the practice of FGM (8 marks)
b) Discuss five challenges of free primary education in fighting illiteracy in Kenya (10 marks)

3. a) i. Explain the meaning of “environmental degradation”. (2 marks)
ii. Evaluate five effects of environmental degradation (10 marks)
b) Highlight four economic and social impacts of floods (8 marks)

4. a) Describe six functions of police service in maintenance of law and order. (12 marks)
b)Analyze four indicators of poor health in a community (8 marks)

SECTION B: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES

5. a) Evaluate six key principles of promoting active participation in community partnerships (12 marks)
b) Describe four importance of Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) methodology (8 marks)

6. a) Discuss five benefits of community mobilization (10 marks) b) i. Explain the meaning of “participatory monitoring” (2 marks)
ii. Explain steps in the development and implementation of the participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) process (8 marks)

7. a) Describe six tools for participatory evaluation (12 marks)
b) Evaluate four reasons that have led to failure of development agencies (8 marks)

8. a) i. Explain the meaning of “community entry” (2 marks)
ii. Explain four critical actions in community entry (8 marks)
b) Discuss five benefits of Savings and Credit Co-operatives Societies (SACCOs) to members. (10 marks)

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