EUIS SUNARTI

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CARE EMPOWERMENT TO MOTHERS, CADRES, AND PRE-MARRIED WOMEN TO IMPROVE CHILDREN NUTRITIONAL STATUS

March 4th, 2012


SUMMARY 

Nestle Foundation, Child Care, empowerment, ipb.ac.id

UNICEF decides the aspect of care to be one determinant factor of children nutritional status. Realizing that there is a limited knowledge and skills among  families about care resources and practices, it is very urgent to make efforts in improving care practices and analyze their effect on  children nutritional status.

The objectives of the study are  : (1) To develop care resources and care behaviors instruments, (2) To asses care resources and behavior of mother, cadre, and pre-married women, (3) To develop instructional materials and instrument of care empowerment, (4) To implement care empowerment intervention to mother,  cadre, and pre-married women, and (5) To evaluate care empowerment intervention to children growth and development

This study  conducted in West Java Province. Sample involves mothers and their children under three years old, divided into two experimental units and four groups ; each experimental unit consits two groups (poor and non poor family).  About 20 village cadres and  pre-married women also get intervention  to support building capacity and the sustainability of activities. Research activities include collection of base-line and end-line data, development of  instructional materials and research instrument,  care intervention, and  extention activity to cadre and pre-married women.

EUIS SUNARTI

Membangun Ketahanan Keluarga dan SDM Indonesia Berkualitas