Socioeconomic Development on Poverty Alleviation of Women Entrepreneurship




Women entrepreneurship, poverty allevaition, microfinance, entrepreneurial, socioeconomic


Purpose: In many developing and affluent countries, poverty alleviation has been the prime goal of promoting socioeconomic status. The Government's attempt to curb poverty includes promoting monetary-generation projects, providing facilities to raise the standard of living, and executing the programs to teach positive values for these underprivileged. The research seeks to uncover decisive aspects of socioeconomic improvement of poverty alleviation in women entrepreneurship

Methodology: Data of 300 women entrepreneurs from three different states in Malaysia participated in the study. We have analyzed the research data through PLS-SEM to examine the formulated hypotheses.

Findings: It indicates microfinance was the strongest predictor of poverty alleviation in Malaysia. Entrepreneurial and personality factors are next on the list. Conversely, the environment and culture had little impact on impoverishment

Research Implications: The importance acceptance of the microfinance program is the primary catalyst in creating new employment. It also provides a source of earning to improve the underprivilege’s social and economic well-being and eradicate poverty.


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Author Biographies

Nik Syuhailah Nik Hussin, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kelantan, Malaysia

Her PhD in Marketing received from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in 2021. Being a lecturer marketing at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Nik Syuhailah keen in the field of marketing, consumerism issue and retailing. Currently she had published papers, involved with grant and consultation with other network that relate to her passion.

Zuraimi Abdul Aziz , Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bahru

Associate professor at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. He received his PhD from the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. His research interests lie in the field of management, particularly logistics & transport, and strategic planning.


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How to Cite

Nik Hussin, N. S., & Aziz , Z. A. . (2021). Socioeconomic Development on Poverty Alleviation of Women Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 6(1), e0283.