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The Social Sciences
Year: 2018  |  Volume: 13  |  Issue: 8  |  Page No.: 1328 - 1332

Remittance Management in Realizing a Prosperous Household of Indonesian Migrant Workers (TKI) on Remoted Communities in Bawean Island Indonesia

Singgih Susilo    

Abstract: Remittance management is a very important thing in realizing the economic welfare of Indonesian migrant workers (TKI). The results of the first year’s study found three models for managing remittance management which are direct management model and savings management model (deposit model, savings model and bank loan model). From those management model comes a problem the extent to which the Indonesian migrant workers are realizing the economic prosperity of the household. This study aims to determine the level of economic welfare of Indonesian migrant workers. The research subjects were 19 TKI. In the data collection, conducted by in-depth interview. This research stage begins with data collection, data reduction, data display and verification. To analyze the success of the household economic management of Indonesian migrant workers (TKI) is done through the "prosperous family development" from Committee of Population and National Family Planing (BKKBN). Based on the research result, the stages of family prosperous of Indonesian migrant worker are varies. Of the 19 subjects, the two subjects were in the development of the second stage of prosperous families while 15 subjects are in the third stage of prosperous families and 2 subjects attained a phase 3 plus family. In the pre-prosperous family and stage 1 families were not found. This is because the two stages are poor families, one of the indicators is the floor house has not been tiled, yet while the families of the Indonesian foreign workers, their house floor have all been tiled. The low level of subject at the 3 plus stage, it is generally based on the activeness indicator in the board of institutions or the local community activities. This study concludes that all the subject already have a good economic condition, so that, the families of Indonesian migrant workers are not among the poor.

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