Empowering Poor and Rural Women in Aceh, Indonesia Through Entrepreneurial Education
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This action research would design and enact entrepreneurial education to foster the economic potential and independent of poor and rural women in Aceh, Indonesia. The targeted population would involve housewives and widows in villages within Sub-District of Aceh, Indonesia. The research would be implemented under the auspices of the University of Jember’s Center for Research on Women’s Rights. Implementation of action research would be conducted in the form of entrepreneurial workshops using instructional model that includes objectives, procedures, and evaluation strategies. Intervention of a unit plan with a list of questions on the participants’ skills and hobbies would enable participants to reflect entrepreneurial concepts. Manipulation of indigenous cultural objects would also enable participants to explore creativity as a means of creating new opportunity. Other activities would include implementation of creating proposals, business plans, cash flow charts, and promotion plans. The workshop would culminate with participants in groups, proposing business structures that would enable women to obtain a significant measure of personal and financial independence.