Self Reliance 1

Civic education JSS1 Second Term

Week 1

Self Reliance 1

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of self-reliance.
  2. List the attributes of self-reliance.


Self-reliance is the belief in one’s ability to do a certain thing by oneself without necessarily relying on other people.

A self-reliance is an act of being financially and economically independent by harnessing one’s talents and skills to earn income. A self-reliant person will not depend on anyone. Such a person is always self-sufficient. He is not looking elsewhere for support.


Attributes of self-reliance

1. Handwork: You must be hardworking to be self-reliant.

2. Resourcefulness: A self-reliant person must be full of ideas.

3. Confidence: you must.... View More

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