The Impact of Education and Islamic Microfinance as an Economic Empowerment for Women in Poverty:

Aas Nurasyiah, Suci Aprilliani Utami, Rida Rosida, Aneu Cakhyaneu, Neni Sri Wulandari

Abstract

Among the poor, women are relatively vulnerable and extremely live below the poverty line in the developing countries. Indonesia as a developing country has demographic characteristics indicated by the percentage of Household Heads, poor women level has increased from 2012 to 2015. This research would like to reveal a new paradigm from a concept of poor women empowerment using the Islamic principles. In the concept of Cumulative Women Empowerment Index said that the women's empowerment influenced by level of education, access towards the media, cultural and social norms within the society, participation level on labour and household as well the Islamic values. In addition using the Grameen Bank Model, Muhammad Yunus has proven that by giving access towards a micro financing for women has effectively helped in empowering the poor. This research conducted by housewives to get the micro financing access from BMT ITQAN, Bandung, using the purposive sampling. The samples for this research are taken from 350 respondents. Using the interview method, the data collection is taken. The multiple linear regressions is used for the data analysis. It is concluded that the education level has influenced the economic empowerment of poor women, but Islamic microfinance is not.

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Nurasyiah A., Utami S., Rosida R., Cakhyaneu A. and Wulandari N. (2017). The Impact of Education and Islamic Microfinance as an Economic Empowerment for Women in Poverty:.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Economic Education and Entrepreneurship - Volume 1: ICEEE, ISBN 978-989-758-308-7, pages 17-23. DOI: 10.5220/0006879900170023


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceee17,
author={Aas Nurasyiah and Suci Aprilliani Utami and Rida Rosida and Aneu Cakhyaneu and Neni Sri Wulandari},
title={The Impact of Education and Islamic Microfinance as an Economic Empowerment for Women in Poverty:},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Economic Education and Entrepreneurship - Volume 1: ICEEE,},
year={2017},
pages={17-23},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006879900170023},
isbn={978-989-758-308-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Economic Education and Entrepreneurship - Volume 1: ICEEE,
TI - The Impact of Education and Islamic Microfinance as an Economic Empowerment for Women in Poverty:
SN - 978-989-758-308-7
AU - Nurasyiah A.
AU - Utami S.
AU - Rosida R.
AU - Cakhyaneu A.
AU - Wulandari N.
PY - 2017
SP - 17
EP - 23
DO - 10.5220/0006879900170023