The Impact of Education on Poverty Reduction in Afghanistan
This research aimed to explore the pivotal role of education in alleviating poverty in Afghanistan. Employing a quantitative research approach, the study utilized random sampling with a sample size of 302 individuals, employing Morgan's method. The data was collected through the employment of the Likert spectrum questionnaire, which demonstrated a commendable accuracy rate of 91% as determined by Cronbach's alpha test.to ensure rigorous analysis and precise inference, various statistical techniques were employed, including stepwise regression analysis, factor analysis, internal consistency, Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin, and Bartlett's test. The research findings revealed several significant and positive impacts of education on poverty reduction. These include the creation of job opportunities through knowledge, rapid technological adaptations, increased employment rates, enhanced access to financial resources, augmented household income, and improved access to production factors through knowledge acquisition. Moreover, the research findings firmly reject the null hypothesis and instead lend support to the alternative hypothesis, underscoring the substantial influence of education on poverty reduction. Consequently, it is highly recommended to prioritize education as a key strategy in combating poverty in Afghanistan. By doing so, the nation can empower individuals, foster economic growth, and create a brighter future for its citizens.
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