Proceedings of the 1st International Conference Postgraduate School Universitas Airlangga : "Implementation of Climate Change Agreement to Meet Sustainable Development Goals" (ICPSUAS 2017)

Women Empowerment to Support Families Economy in Sukamukti Ciamis Indonesia

Authors
Nuning Kurniasih, Pawit M. Yusup, Engkus Kuswarno
Corresponding Author
Nuning Kurniasih
Available Online August 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icpsuas-17.2018.44How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Women Empowerment, Families Economy
Abstract
Women have significant role in maintaining families economy stability. This study aims to be able to empower women's potency to work and to run a business in order to support families economy In Sukamukti Village, Pamarican of Ciamis District West Java Indonesia. This is a sustained study for three years based on action research, which has been going since 2015 till 2017. In the third year, 2017, this study focused to monitor the development of the business models initiated back in 2015 to 2016. The monitoring itself done by conducting participative observation, holding entrepreneurship training, providing books to improve knowledge and skills, and focus group discussion with the two business groups namely "Wanita Mandiri" and "Dewi Catering", which currently running with 30 women members. This study results show the increasing knowledge and skills of Sukamukti women, also the income they got from working and running a business can help supporting their husband and increasing families economy. This study might contribute in developing micro economy based on women empowerment in the villages.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

Download article (PDF)

Cite this article

TY  - CONF
AU  - Nuning Kurniasih
AU  - Pawit M. Yusup
AU  - Engkus Kuswarno
PY  - 2017/08
DA  - 2017/08
TI  - Women Empowerment to Support Families Economy in Sukamukti Ciamis Indonesia
BT  - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference Postgraduate School Universitas Airlangga : "Implementation of Climate Change Agreement to Meet Sustainable Development Goals" (ICPSUAS 2017)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 203
EP  - 205
SN  - 2352-5398
UR  - https://doi.org/10.2991/icpsuas-17.2018.44
DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/icpsuas-17.2018.44
ID  - Kurniasih2017/08
ER  -