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The Relationship Between Poverty Elimination and Asnaf Entrepreneurial Scheme

Yusrinadini Zahirah, Md Isa @ Yusuff (2011) The Relationship Between Poverty Elimination and Asnaf Entrepreneurial Scheme. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between poverty elimination and asnaf entrepreneurial scheme. It attempts to examine the economic role of zakah through asnaf entrepreneurial scheme to reduce income inequalities or poverty. A research model was developed based on previous study and observation. The target population of this study is the participants of asnaf entrepreneurial scheme in Kedah. A structured questionnaire was constructed to collect necessary data to answer the research questions. The problem in conducting this study was the limited resources from the previous study. The other problem is the number of participant in asnaf entrepreneurship scheme is quite small and it is difficult to reach them as they reside in different district. The objectives of this study are to examine the relationship on how asnaf entrepreneurial scheme towards poverty elimination. This study used the quantitative method involving 60 participants of asnaf entrepreneurial scheme conducted by Jabatan Zakat Negeri Kedah. The study revealed that the three approaches (Poverty Elimination, Asnaf's Quality of Life and Human Capital) did not truly have a positive relationship with asnaf entrepreneurial scheme. The study found that asnaf entrepreneurial scheme reduces poverty. However, the analyses revealed that asnaf entrepreneurial scheme did not really help asnaf's quality of life and their personal awareness (human capital).

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Poverty Elimination, Asnaf Entrepreneurial Scheme
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 02:01
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2622

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