ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH VILLAGE FUND PROGRAMS FOR THE WELFARE OF VILLAGE HOUSEHOLDS
This research is back grounded by the empowerment of the D ana D esa program which is one of the programs launched by the government. This program is implemented as an effort by the government to help villages to be more independent in carrying out village development aimed at overcoming poverty in the hope that village communities can increase work productivity so that the welfare of village households can increase. This research was conducted in Pantai Gemi Village, Langkat Regency and Village Cingkes Kabupaten Simalungun. The thing that is studied is whether there is Community Empowerment through the Village Fund Program for the Welfare of Village Households. The purpose of this study is to determine the allocation of village fund programs for the welfare of village households. The number of samples usedn 400 KK. Data collected by distributing questionnaires and data management using SEM (Structural Equation Modeling) through AMOS V.22 software. Based on the results of tests conducted in Pantai Gemi Village, Langkat Regency, the village fund has a significant influence on work productivity in the community. Village funds have no significant influence on household welfare. Community participation has an insignificant influence on work productivity. Community participation has a significant influence on the well-being of the household. Human Capital has a significant influence on work productivity. Human Capital has a significant influence on the well-being of the household. Work productivity has a significant influence on the well-being of the household. Meanwhile, the test results in Cingkes Village, Village Fund and Human Capital have a significant effect on Productivity. Then, Human Capital and Productivity have a significant effect on household welfare. Meanwhile, Community Participation does not have a significant effect on Productivity, and Village Funds and Community Participation do not have a significant effect on Household Welfare.
Village Fund, Community Participation, Human Capital, Work Productivity and HouseholdWelfare