Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Empowerment of Emporing Family Welfare Members of Sumber Kidul Village Through Household Waste-based Craft During Covid-19

Author(s): Fadia Fitriyanti, Ani Yunita

Pkk's group of Sumber kidul is a group of housewives who have the potential to have the skills to make handicrafts for plastic waste. This program aims to empower the PKK group of Sumber Kidul Village through handicrafts with economic value based on household waste in the form of mineral water baskets and wall decorations so that they have economic value for the PKK Group in Sumber Kidul Hamlet, Yogyakarta Special Region. The method offered in the program is to provide training and assistance in making handicrafts. The training is conducted by lecturing and question and answer methods. Mentoring is carried out using the practical mentoring method. Results and discussion in the community service program based on the results of the pre-test and post-test of 34 participants obtained an increase in understanding of how to make handicrafts in the form of mineral water baskets amounting to 59% -73%, while the results of the pre-test and post-test, the understanding of how to make wall hangings obtained an increase of 61% -64% so that it experienced a significant increase. Through this activity, the PKK members gained knowledge of skills in making handicrafts from household waste.

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