Poverty Alleviation in East Sumba: The Community Service Learning Experience

Rahutami, Angelina Ika and Hastuti, Rini and Matitaputty, Shandy and Sitinjak, Elizabeth Lucky Maretha and Pakereng, Yulita Milla (2019) Poverty Alleviation in East Sumba: The Community Service Learning Experience. In: The 7th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning, 19-21 Juni 2019.

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This article discussed the community service learning experience carried out by the Soegijapranta Catholic University and Wira Wacana Christian University in East Sumba. Community service learning conducted aims to change the paradigm and behavior of Sumba women in reducing poverty, as well as strengthening economic resilience. Wira Wacana Christian University already had community service learning but does not yet have a model based on a gender perspective in poverty reduction. This activity began with an evaluation to find out the best model that could be applied. The program development was carried out through discussions and workshops related to cultural alignment, gender perspectives and women's empowerment. The implementation of community service learning began with primary data collection. The next activity was SWOT formulation and determine activities by students and community. This activity aimed to make community service learning run smoothly and got full participation from the community. The next CSL activity was household financial management training for women and how to run a productive economy. At the final evaluation, students were stated to have achieved targeted learning outcomes and were ready to become agents of change in East Sumba. Keywords: poverty alleviation, community service learning, east sumba

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences
300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: ms Angelina Ika Rahutami
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 08:40
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 08:40
URI: http://repository.unika.ac.id/id/eprint/19783

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