• ISSN: 2010-023X
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Cherry L. Chen
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IJTEF 2015 Vol.6(6): 297-302 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.18178/ijtef.2015.6.6.485

A Descriptive Analysis on the Factors of Alleviating Poverty among Women Entrepreneurs

Nik Syuhailah Nik Hussin, Nik Madeeha Nik Mohd Munir, Zuraimi Abdul Aziz, Siti Fariha Muhamad, and Mohd Rafi Yaacob
Abstract—In the recent years, the influx of women in business continues to record poor performance in combating the poverty. Poverty is rampant and become main issue in developing countries, as it will improve the socioeconomic of the countries. The objective of this research is to find out the contributing factors in alleviating poverty for women entrepreneurship. A total of 196 samples were collected from women entrepreneurship in Terengganu and Kelantan. Data analysis was conducted using SPSS 20.0. The results indicate that the personality, cultural, environment, microfinance and entrepreneurial were the factors influenced in alleviating poverty among women entrepreneurs.

Index Terms—Contributing factors, poverty alleviation, women entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship, microfinance.

The authors are with the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia (e-mail: niksyuhailah@umk.edu.my, nmadeeha@umk.edu.my, zuraimi@umk.edu.my, fariha@umk.edu.my, rafi@umk.edu.my).

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Cite: Nik Syuhailah Nik Hussin, Nik Madeeha Nik Mohd Munir, Zuraimi Abdul Aziz, Siti Fariha Muhamad, and Mohd Rafi Yaacob, "A Descriptive Analysis on the Factors of Alleviating Poverty among Women Entrepreneurs," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.6, no.6, pp. 297-302, 2015.

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