Empowerment Society 2022-09-07T01:01:53+07:00 Riza Bahtiar Sulistyan Open Journal Systems <p style="text-align: justify;">Empowerment Society was published by Institut Teknologi dan Bisnis Widya Gama Lumajang since February 2018. Empowerment Society published scientific articles with the results of community service. Empowerment Society is published twice a year in February and August. Empowerment Society also uses the lockss system to ensure safe and permanent records for journals.</p> Utilizing Wood Waste as an Alternative Material for Making Prayer Beads 2022-08-09T23:24:07+07:00 Muhammad Rijalus Sholihin Neny Tri Indrianasari Sochib Sochib <p>The Tasbih Craftsmen Group which is located in Tanjungsari Village, Umbulsari District, Jember Regency is also still in most other businesses, namely the need for guidance in order to be able to select and sort out good and correct alternative raw materials in order to produce good and according to expectations. In terms of raw materials, especially regarding the selection of raw materials in order to produce goods, it should be really available and have added value, not a few business actors have minimal knowledge and mastery of it, which is based on several factors such as lack of experience and utilization in providing raw materials, therefore the selection of alternative raw materials in producing goods needs to be considered. Therefore, through this community service program, it can help companies in selecting and providing raw materials for making prayer beads. The result of this service is a raw material that is easy to use, coffee wood, which is abundant wood waste for the Tasbih Craftsmen Group, which is located in Tanjungsari village, Umbulsari District, Jember Regency, including producing scientific articles that can be published in journals or the like.</p> 2022-08-15T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Muhammad Rijalus Sholihin, Neny Tr Indrianasari, Sochib Sochib Buttonhole and Edge Sewing Machine Technology Training to Increase the Quality Production of Small Convection Creative Industry in Probolinggo 2022-08-25T09:31:15+07:00 Ahmad Iskandar Rahmansyah Alief Muhammad Joni Hendra Abdul Basit Siti Masluha Dani Hari Tuggal Prasetiyo <p>Based on the culture of new clothes on the New Year, Eid, and other special days, the demand for convection products will increase drastically. This condition is a big obstacle for small businesses in the creative industry in Indonesia, especially in Probolinggo. Increasing the amount of convection production in Probolinggo is by applying new technologies to accelerate the production. If convection production, both custom and general order, can be made quickly, the amount of production will increase. A buttonhole sewing machine is a machine that has the ability to embroider and buttonhole automatically. Edge sewing machine, a machine that works as a tool that is able to sew and smooth the edges of the fabric automatically. With these two machines, convection products will be faster. Both machine training service activities were carried out well. The results made using a buttonhole sewing machine show a good and short level of neatness. Edge sewing machines also provide satisfactory results. To sew and tidy up the fabric, it can be done quickly and neatly. All forms of service activities are carried out to be able to solve the problems experienced by small business partners in the creative convection industry in Probolingo.</p> 2022-08-24T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Ahmad Iskandar Rahmansyah, Alief Muhammad, Joni Hendra, Siti Masluha, Dani Hari Tuggal Prasetiyo Community Empowerment in the Middle of the Covid-19 Pandemic through Pawon Urip and Management Waste Bank 2022-08-26T22:46:49+07:00 Retno Cahyaningati Ratna Wijayanti Daniar Paramita Selvia Roos Ana Mokhamad Wimbo Wiyono <p>The existence of Covid 19 has paralyzed the world economy, including several MSME businesses out of business. The existence of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) requires people to stay at home. To overcome problems in the food sector in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Lumajang Regency PKK Mobilizing Team initiated the formation of the Pawon Urip Program. The purpose of this Community Service Activity is to support the Pawon Urip TP-PKK Lumajang Regency Program to improve food sufficiency and community welfare. Activities carried out in this Community Service include, firstly, providing training and assistance in plant cultivation. Second, optimizing the management of the Waste Bank. Thirdly, training and mentoring on the utilization of used cooking oil waste into goods of sale value in the form of biodiesel. Community Service activities have been running smoothly. This activity certainly provides great benefits to the community, from here the community can carry out plant cultivation well, knowledge of Waste Bank management is increasing so that they can do simple bookkeeping, even saving and buying and selling waste has become the culture of the local community. Furthermore, the community can also produce biodiesel independently, as a more economical and efficient substitute.</p> 2022-08-25T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Retno Cahyaningati, Ratna Wijayanti Daniar Paramita, Selvia Roos Ana, Mokhamad Wimbo Wiyono Cultivation of Processed Ginger Immunity (IJO) Program as Herbal Medicine for Residents in Probolinggo 2022-08-26T23:41:45+07:00 Siti Masluha Ahmad Iskandar Rahmansyah Muhammad Nabil Febtri Darma Hidayati <p>Incentive use of family medicinal plants can increase body immunity and accumulate harmful residues in the environment. Family medicinal plants are natural alternatives in maintaining immunity, one of which is the use of ginger plants. This community service aims to characterize and determine the local biological potential (ginger) as an immune enhancer. This program consists of two parts, namely counseling which contains about how to maintain the body's immunity with processed ginger, and practices that teach how to grow ginger by utilizing a narrow land. With the procurement of the IJO (Processed Ginger Immunity) program in the Pakistaji sub-district, it is hoped that the community will be aware of the importance of environmentally friendly herbal medicines.</p> 2022-08-28T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Siti Masluha, Ahmad Iskandar Rahmansyah, Muhammad Nabil, Febtri Darma Hidayati Assistance of MSMEs in the Practical Method of Preparing Financial Statements in the Joint Business Group (KUB) Berkah Pemalang 2022-09-06T09:39:54+07:00 Suripto Suripto Victor Prasetya <p>The purpose of this community service activity is to help MSMEs of the Joint Business Group (KUB) Blessings of Karangasem Pemalang Village compile their financial reports simply, encourage orderly bookkeeping of transactions that occur daily, and motivate MSME participants to be able to record books so that expenses can be measured. Revenue and profits earned and knowing how your business is doing. For mentoring, using participatory techniques, participants participate in group discussions, share positive and negative experiences, and explore new lessons together. And after mentoring is carried out, participants are asked to implement what has been learned accompanied by the servicer. In conclusion, the activity went smoothly. All participants enthusiastically participated in the event until it was over and were optimistic that they would feel the benefits of mentoring for the progress of their business.</p> 2022-08-28T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Suripto Suripto, Victor Prasetya Strengthening Basic Education through "Bengkid Study Rolling" with the Method of Reading without Spelling in Probolinggo City 2022-09-07T01:01:53+07:00 Tumini Tumini Budi Hariyanto Nabila Maulidya Novilia Putri Febilina Hamdan Amrullah <p>Strengthening education has the aim of improving the quality of human resources in an area. Based on the observations made, several cases of delay in reading ability have been found in the category of high grade elementary school children. With these problems, we provide a solution by holding the "Bengkid Study Rolling" program. This community service activity aims to improve the quality of human resources, especially in reading skills. The obstacles experienced by children on average are difficulty reading syllables and consonants, the method of reading without spelling is one of the effective reading solutions and according to children's needs because learning is designed in a fun way but still firm and straightforward in learning.</p> 2022-08-28T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Tumini Tumini, Budi Hariyanto, Nabila Maulidya, Novilia Putri Febilina, Hamdan Amrullah