THE PROFILE, THE PERSPECTIVES, AND THE NEEDS OF RURAL WOMEN IN THE 4TH DISTRICT OF LAGUNA


Julie Rose P. Mendoza, Benjamin O. Arjona
Instructor, Laguna State Polytechnic University - Santa Cruz Campus
Abstract
Agriculture, being the backbone for most developing countries, is one source of income for almost every rural woman in the world. These women live in remote areas and don’t have access to internet or sometimes even mobile phones. They do not have enough information about agricultural practices and this alone, causes a problem. If a woman doesn’t have access or any resources, all the programs in the world can’t help them in any way. This study focused on Phase 1 of which determined the profile, the perspectives and the needs of rural women in the 4th district of Laguna. Moreover, the study’s primary goal is to help provide training, development programs and activities to the rural women in the 4th District of Laguna towards personal development and possible preparedness in various life’s situations/incidences. This research is a survey or descriptive in nature. There are 16 towns in the 4th district of Laguna, and 294 barangays. The team purposively selected all towns within the 4th district and at least 2 barangays in each town represented the women of the 4th District of Laguna in the conduct of this research. The study revealed that, the Needs assessment of the Profile, the Perspectives and the needs of Rural Women in the 4th district of Laguna with regards to Trainings, Development Programs and Activities, acquired the total frequency of 498 with a total percentage of 100. The Basic Communication & Literacy Skills received the highest response of seventy-four (74) or 14.86% of the total respondents. Followed by the Sustainable Livelihood Development Program; Baking, Basic Sewing, Cosmetology with sixty-two (62) or 12.45% of the total respondents. While the Good housekeeping (The 5S of good housekeeping: 1 Sort (SEIRI), 2 Systematized (SEITON), 3 Sweep (SEISO), Sanitize (SEIKETSU), and 5 Self-discipline (SHITSUKE); House Cleaning Tips and Maintenance got the lowest frequency of thirty-nine (39) or 7.83 of the total respondents.
Keywords: Rural Women, Sustainable Livelihood Development Program
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

VIEW PDF
Published on : 2021-10-08

Vol : 7
Issue : 10
Month : October
Year : 2021
Copyright © 2021 EPRA Journals All rights reserved | Powered by Peace Soft