Riau Journal of Empowerment

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ISSN / EISSN : 2654-4520 / 2623-1549
Published by: FKIP Universitas Riau (10.31258)
Total articles ≅ 51
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Lizawati Lizawati, , , Hajar Setyaji, Gusniwati Gusniwati
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 59-68; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.2.59-68

The aim of the community service activiy is to increase farmers’ knowledge and income in diversiying soybean processed products. This activity was carried out in Marga Mulya village, Rantai Rasau district, Tanjung Jabung Timur regecy which held from June until December 2019. The method used in this activity is giving education to society through the process of learning and implementation participatory (participatory learning and action), stages taken are; counseling on post-harvest technology for soybeans, practicing and implementing of making flour and soybean powder alongside with its processed products and enhancing packaging. Evaluation had done in the beginning of activity, the evaluation criteria are the number of attendance and the percentage of how active the member of farmers group in each stage. The result of this community service activity shows that most (80%) of farmer group partner undestand and able to use soy processing tool and also to create variety of soybean processed product. It shows the increment of PKM business in achieveing diversiying processed soybean products, increaseing of processed production and product resilicence, as well as rising added value of processed soybean products.
, , Setya Widi Ayuning Permanasari, Bimo Aji Nugroho
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 83-94; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.2.83-94

PKK (Family Welfare Empowerment) group in Ampeldento Village is a community group whose role needs to be increased, especially in improving family welfare. The problem they have is that the PKK group does not understand the potential of the narrow land owned by the family is the potential to increase family nutrition through the development of aquaponic cultivation systems. Therefore, carried out the implementation of community service programs through the development of the aquaponics system. Data collection techniques are done through interviews and questionnaires. Evaluation of community understanding of the program was carried out using pre-test and post-test. Based on the results of questionnaires and interviews before the program's implementation, it was found that 70% of respondents did not know aquaponics, 50% were not interested, 35% were hesitant in developing aquaponics independently and 45% doubted aquaponics could improve people's welfare. Results improved significantly after the program's implementation and were inversely proportional, with 95% of the community believing that aquaponics could improve welfare and 70% of respondents wanted to develop it independently. Respondents stated that vegetables produced are faster growing, tasty, green, nutritious and large.
Dyah Ayu Megawaty, Setiawansyah Setiawansyah, Debby Alita, Putri Sukma Dewi
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 95-104; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.2.95-104

Sukoharjo State Vocational High School is one of the SMK in Pringsewu Regency. This vocational school is located on Jalan Wiyata No. 107 Sukoharjo III, Sukoharjo District, Pringsewu Regency. School committee finances are obtained based on the results of committee member meetings and determine the amount to be paid by students in 1 year, in the committee member meeting it is also explained that the receipt of payments made by students can be paid in monthly installments or paid at once by students and their parents. The school committee's financial activities are carried out through the process of planning, organizing, coordinating, supervising, or controlling. Some of the financial management activities are obtaining and determining funding sources, utilization of funds, reporting, inspection, and accountability. The school committee financial information system that has been used can perform financial management in a transparent and real-time manner, so that committee members can find out the school committee's finances by utilizing information technology without having to make a financial recapitulation of the school committee to be reported to committee members or administrators.
, , , , Kei Mizuno, Michiko Hosobuchi
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 69-81; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.2.69-81

Ecological restoration of peatlands leads to the destruction of peatland ecosystems caused by human activities, whether intentional or not. As a result of the damage caused various kinds of problems such as land fires. Tanjung Leban Village is one of the villages with a fairly high rate of fire, especially in 2012, 2013, and 2015. Many burnt lands are left unused, which in turn becomes a fire-prone area due to the lack of control over the land. In response to this, it is necessary to carry out peatland ecological restoration activities in Tanjung Leban Village through revegetation activities. Implementation of activities with the mentoring method through village facilitators stationed in Tanjung Leban Village. The implementation process begins with socialization, which continues with group formation, procurement of seeds, land clearing, and planting. The implementation of this revegetation focuses on the participation of the community who are members of the Peat Care Community Group (MPG) in Tanjung Leban Village. This activity was carried out in the community area (group members) with an area of 14.7 ha and 14,381 plants. The number of plants is divided into 2 categories, namely natural wood species and fruit plants.
Rohita Rohita, Miranda Nur Alami, Rizqi Maulida
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 105-118; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.2.105-118

The existence of the co-19 pandemic is the cause of the implementation of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), which resulted in almost all Indonesian people can only carry out their activities at home. As a result of the high activity being carried out at home, the by-products in the form of garbage also increased a lot. Both organic and inorganic waste, which often cannot be utilized. On the other hand, the educational process that usually occurs in schools now has to move to the house, with the mother acting as a teacher. Of the many stimulation needs that must be obtained by early childhood, religious values become the main thing that needs to be instilled as a foundation for them to be able to live their lives later. The purpose of this activity is to improve the ability of parents to use waste as a medium of Islamic learning in children. The activity was carried out in the South Tangerang area, with 15 participants having pre-school age children. The activity was carried out using the method of presenting material using a zoom cloud meeting, giving video tutorials, presenting the results of the work, and giving assignments. The results of the activity show that there are many media that participants can produce based on waste, especially cardboard and plastic, to be used in Islamic religious learning in early childhood.
Enni Savitri, Riska Natariasari
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 41-47; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.1.41-47

The oil palm business is one of the businesses that can help the country's economy and help improve people's welfare. The effectiveness of SME business performance is influenced by training, organizing, utilization, and development. The target community is SMEs in Lebuh Lurus village, Inuman Kuantan Singingi sub-district. Increased marketing performance and competitive strategies can be applied to oil palm farmers with training and skill mentoring. This activity is carried out by direct counseling/discussion, discussion, and question and answer. The implementation of this activity is divided into several stages, including preparation, counseling and assistance, evaluation, and discussion. Competitive advantage, competitive intelligence, cross-functional working relationships as solutions to improving marketing performance in oil palm plantation SMEs in the province of Riau. The results of this activity teaches and administers to the oil palm smallholders in implementing competitive strategies and marketing palm oil products. Training for human resource oil palm workers and the creation of agricultural counseling programs.
Azmi Fitriati, , Sri Harmianto
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 29-40; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.1.29-40

Kindfull-digital character book is a character monitoring application based-android and website. Its use is an alternative instrument for strengthening character education. This application made the character monitoring process easier, faster and more precise than the manual process. The purposes of this activity are to introduce, develop and provide skills in using the kindfull-digital character book application as an effective and efficient monitoring instrument for student character. The target users were teachers, parents and students. The method were used training, workshops and assistance in the use of information technology. This, results showed that are easy to learn and operate by users and are easily adapted to user needs. Monitoring this digital character through self-assessment, so it emphasizes the honesty of students, parents and teachers. Based on the results of the evaluation, users felt the usefulness and ease of using the application. Teachers and parents can work together in strengthening student character education. Economically, this application can be used repeatedly, by adding the desired character indicator. Teachers are no longer preoccupied with technical activities but can concentrate on strengthening student character.
Rahmawati Rahmawati, Darmawan Risal
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 49-57; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.1.49-57

Shallots are one of the horticultural crops cultivated by the Pattunggalengan Farmer Groups in Banggae Village, Takalar Regency, whose production is decreasing. The decline in production is influenced by application inorganic systems and use of seeds that are not superior because they come from multiplied tillers and cultivation systems that are semi-manual. The purpose of this activity’s to provide counseling and assistance on onion cultivation innovation in Pattunggalengan Farmer Groups, from selecting seeds, making planting demonstration plots, fertilizing, planting, watering and harvesting. The method used was discussion group forum and making of planting demonstration plot using Super Philip and drip irrigation. The soil pH condition demonstration plot location was 6.5, which classified optimal but was given organic fertilizer to provide macro nutrients, shallot seeds by giving mankozeb fungicide with drip irrigation watering system on each sample bed. The yield obtained with 100 kg and the number of seeds were 250 kg/100 m2. The counseling and mentoring that was carried out made the Pattunggalengan farmer know good soil cultivation, superior seeds and production resulting from the innovation of shallot cultivation
Herpandi Herpandi, Sherly Ridhowati, Rodiana Nopianti, Shanti Dwita Lestari, Indah Widiastuti
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 21-28; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.1.21-28

Sungsang II Village, Banyuasin II is an area where the livelihoods of the community are dominant as fishermen and entrepreneurs, namely trading food products. Their seafood varies, as well as their processed products. However, their well-known superior product is shrimp-based food products, especially Penaeus vannamei shrimp, abundant and non-economical. The opportunity for this service is one of the efforts to empower the community's creative economy, as hard as with the silvo-fishery programs. The method have used in this service activity, likely discourse and direct-practice, the evaluation of this achievement was using achievement measurement tools. In concluded that the achievement score was 96% based on the average test score. This training have provided to the community through community service programs could be an effort to empower the community in seeing the opportunities in existing resources for economic activities.
Sri Wulandari, Suwondo Suwondo,
Riau Journal of Empowerment, Volume 4, pp 11-20; https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.4.1.11-20

The utilization of green open space (RTH) in Desa Lambang Sari I, II, III, Kecamatan Lirik Kabupaten Indragiri Hulu used for ordinary services, such as gardening, exercising, and interacting, aims to determine its utilization based on activity types, the actor, vegetation types, utilization time, and its contributions on socio-cultural, economic, and environmental aspects, as well as to build collaboration between the community and the government to create an integrated RTH. The methods applied to achieve these goals included (a) Identifying the existing conditions of public RTH to determine its form, type, and function, (b) identifying the RTH utilization patterns including its types, implementation time, actors and forms of management, frequency of utilization, benefits of activity implementation and, (c) identifying the role of the community in the public RTH utilization, and (d) formulating the development of RTH needed by Desa Lambang Sari I, II, III. In the end, a development master plan was created based on the needs of the community, which became the reference for the development of this green open space.
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