The Impact of Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH) on Public Prosperity at Langsa Lama Sub-district, Langsa City

Zakia Tutdin, Humaizi Humaizi, Henri Sitorus, Rizabuana Ismail


The objective of this study is to find out the impact of Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH) or Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) on the prosperity in Langsa Lama Sub-district, in Langsa city. The approaches of study include qualitative and quantitative approach. The qualitative approach is done by selecting the informant, data source and data collection technique through interview. Meanwhile, quantitative approach is done by choosing population and sample. The instrument of data collection is questionnaire and data analysis technique is done by using SPSS version 22.0. The finding of study showed the implementation of PKH in Langsa Lama Society ran well. In the field of health, every participant has followed the rules based on PKH procedure. In the field of education, children who have obtained the help of PKH are attending 15% of students attending and performing the requirements well. The Chi-Square test result showed that there is no correlation between education and the income of patriarch, but there is correlation between children and expense which means the more children; the greater the expense and the householder will be categorized as poverty. In terms of income of PKH participant, the amount given has not changed much because the participants of PKH still get minimum amount. Moreover, the impact of PKH in terms of education is the assistant should make an evaluation of every school. The impact of PKH in terms of health, the participants gathered and conducted socialization, checking, and immunization to infants, but that was just an ordinary meeting. 


Keywords: program keluarga harapan, prosperity, Langsa, poverty.

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