Recommendations for Unemployment

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Acknowledgments …………………………….Page # 1
Introduction ……………………………….…. Page #2 Reason for selecting topic………………..….... Page #3 Statement of problem ….................................... Page #4 Method of investigation ……………….…..…. Page #5 Instruments used to collect data ….................... Page #6-10 Procedures used to collect data…………………Page #11 Presentation and explanation of data………….. Page #12-14 Interpretation of data……………………….…...Page #15 Findings …......................................................... Page #16 Recommendations…………………………….. Page #17

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The successful completion of this study would not have been possible without the cooperation of a number of people. Consequently, I will like to thank almighty God, for given me the strength knowledge, wisdom, understanding faith and patience. The residents of Simon Bolivar village, La Calome, Westerhall for their support and valuable time on answering the questionnaire given. My mom who has been a constant source of love, encouragement, support and assistance. I want to especially thank her for relieving me of my chores while undergoing this assignment. My brothers whom has assisted me tremendously in the distribution of the questionnaires. Finally, special thanks to my Social Studies teacher Mrs.Edwards for the patience encouragement and guidance through and this assignment.

Introduction

Simon Bolivar Village is a low income housing project which was built by the Government and People of Venezuela as a gift to the Government and People of Grenada after the passage of hurricane Ivan in 2004. It is located in La Calome Westerhall, in the parish of St.Davids. It is about seven (7) miles from St. Georges the capital. The Simon Bolivar village housing project consists of one hundred (100) houses.

My family and I have been a resident of Simon Bolivar Village for the past two years during this time I have absorbed a number of unemployed person’s living in the village.

Reason for selecting the topic

Being a resident of Simon Bolivar Village for the past two (2), I have observed a significant number of unemployed persons living in the community. Hence, the reason I decided to conduct a survey to find out the causes and consequences of unemployment amongst the residents of Simon Bolivar Village.
Statement of the problem

What are the causes and consequences of unemployment in my community?

Method of Investigation

Printed questionnaire was used, in order to collect accurate data from this survey. The use of questionnaire as a tool for data collection has a number of advantages. * Little time is required in completing the questionnaire. * It was done at the convenience of the person required to have it completed * Guarantees anonymity and confidentiality since participants was not obligated to include their names. * Research from text and non-text material.

Instruments used to collect data

Copy of Questionnaire
Survey of unemployment in the Simon Bolivar village,
La Calome Westerhall, St. David’s.

Dear villagers,

I am a fifth form student, of them Boca secondary school. For my final examination (CXC), I am requested to do a School Based Assessment for a social studies course I am presently pursuing.

This survey is being carried out in Simon Bolivar village, La Calome, Westerhall in the parish of St. David’s to identify the causes and consequences of unemployment in the area.

Please answer all the questions honestly, you are not requested to include your name since it is irrelevant to my assignment. No one will know the manner in which you answered, all information collected will be treated with the strictest confidence. Please be mindful that this is not a test and there are no right or wrong answers.

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