Empowering Women Through Entrepreneurship Based on Local Resources in North Konawe, Indonesia
This study aimed to address the problem of agricultural land damage caused by mining activities, which reduces the income from agricultural products. When this occurs, women in the community who work as farmers have to work even harder to meet the family’s needs. It was identified that it is therefore necessary to support the empowerment of women in such areas in order to improve their standard of living. Communities of women need skills and education to increase their knowledge and life skills so that they can contribute to the family’s income. Empowerment activities to improve the livelihood of the women in the studied area included building entrepreneurial motivation, training in processing sago flour into vermicelli, building a partnership network, and forming a business group.
Keywords: women community, empowerment, entrepreneurship
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