An individual’s social capital refers to the network of individuals who provide access to emotional support and physical resources which an individual needs to fulfil their goals. An individuals with more support and resources available to them has greater social capital than an individual who does not have access to support and resources, and greater social capital is associated with improved health and child development.
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