Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Model of Empowerment of Poor Women Through Family Entrepreneurship Development in Medan City

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342325,
        author={Dede  Ruslan and Khairudin  Tambunan and Ahmad  Hidayat and Hamdi  Armanda D},
        title={Model of Empowerment of Poor Women Through  Family Entrepreneurship Development in Medan City},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2024},
        month={1},
        keywords={women entrepreneurs women’s empowerment models social innovation capabilitie},
        doi={10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342325}
    }
    
  • Dede Ruslan
    Khairudin Tambunan
    Ahmad Hidayat
    Hamdi Armanda D
    Year: 2024
    Model of Empowerment of Poor Women Through Family Entrepreneurship Development in Medan City
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342325
Dede Ruslan1,*, Khairudin Tambunan1, Ahmad Hidayat2, Hamdi Armanda D3
  • 1: Economics Department, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia,20221
  • 2: Management Department, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia,20221
  • 3: Student of Educational Economics Study Program of Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia,20221
*Contact email: drasruslan@unimed.ac.id

Abstract

This research aims to be able to explore the potential of women entrepreneurs in the city of Medan with the approach of empowering women through training for female heads of poor families in order to increase the level of family income and provide academic policies to the Medan City Government in developing models of empowering poor women in entrepreneurship. The research method used is experimental design research using qualitative and quantitative approaches to women entrepreneurs in the city of Medan using primary data in the form of interviews, FGDs and distributing questionnaires and field observations. The results of the research show that solving the problem of poverty in the city of Medan, one of which can be achieved by empowering women through training that is creative, innovative and based on personal character and social capital for women heads of poor families. However, the approach of the Head of Poor Women’s Family in Medan City is still not optimal in reducing the number of poor people, therefore it is necessary to increase, especially in the aspect of women entrepreneurs. With the results of this research, women entrepreneurs who also act as housewives can increase their creative competence through the ability of social innovation in entrepreneurship so as to increase economic income