By NUR IDA
Upaya Perhimpunan Mandiri Kusta dalam Membangun
Pendidikan Seumur Hidup pada Komunitas Orang Kusta
di Kecamatan Soreang Kota Parepare
(The Effortsof of Independent Leprosy Association in Life Long Education among Leprous People in District of Soreang, Parepare Indonesia)
Parepare is an area in South-Sulawesi province in Indonesian with dense population diverse cultures and special characteristics in its communities, Parepare has a variety of social problems including unemployment, crime, poor education, as well as cases of infectious diseases that cause sufferers to experience social dysfunctions such as leprosy. Leprosy leads to social problem such as stigma and discrimination in the community. The stigma of disease which is identical with the poor is a big social problem, from exclusion to getting no job. The research was conducted in the Soreang village, Parepare Regency.
The reason of choose, the is village as the location Indonesian was of that of this research leprosy endemic area. This study was designed as a qualitative research. The research results described that Leprosy Association in Life Long Education organization built trust by improving trust between members, members and board, as well as their partners. organization built a social network by establishing trust with the public through information media, as well as creating a norm by balancing the rights and obligations of all members. Meanwhile, the obstacles faced were lack of human resources support due to low education, lack of openness among its members, as well as lack of members’ awareness of the association.
The conclusion of this research is that Independent Leprosy Association in Life Long Education among Leprous People in District as the organization process of empowering people who are experienced and are suffering leprosy is conducted and organized by a social organization in order to gain a proper living for themselves or others.
Keywords: Social Organization Life Long Education Leprosy People,
||Keywords: Social Organization Life Long Education Leprosy People,
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