Improving the Welfare of Poor Families through the Family Hope Program


  • Plasida Angelina Bola Pati University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • Sukardi University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • Catur Wahyudi University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia



Family hope program, Low-Income Families Poverty


In Indonesia, the problem of poverty remains a significant concern regarding the government's efforts to improve society's social welfare. Poverty and unemployment are considered significant challenges that must be overcome immediately. The Family hope program (PKH) is one of the government's initiatives to reduce poverty and promote social protection. Even though it can be seen that the Family hope program has run as expected, it is open to obstacles/things that are not by this program. The problem related to PKH in Ngegedhawe Village is regarding the validity of PKH participant eligibility data, resulting in errors in the use of funds given to poor households for things not recommended in the Family hope program. This research aims to describe and analyze how the Family hope program policy is implemented and to describe and analyze the supporting and inhibiting factors in the process of implementing the Family hope program policy in order to improve the welfare of poor and vulnerable families based on the Minister of Social Affairs Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia Number 10 of 2017 concerning the Family Program Hope. This research method is descriptive qualitative, focusing on communication indicators, resources, disposition, and bureaucratic structure. The results of this research show that the Family hope program in Ngegedhawe Village, Aesesa District, Nagekeo Regency is seen from the communication variable, there is socialization and training for Beneficiary Families, in the resource variable, there are many parties involved, very minimal human resources, there is staff appointment using which has been determined by the local government in the disposition variable as well as, there is a precise distribution of responsibility and coordination among work units based on the main tasks and functions of each in the bureaucratic structure variable.


How to Cite

Plasida Angelina Bola Pati, Sukardi, & Catur Wahyudi. (2024). Improving the Welfare of Poor Families through the Family Hope Program. International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS) ISSN:2582-6220, DOI: 10.47505/IJRSS, 5(3), 98–105.