The background of this research is a fairly complex problem of poverty requires cooperation parties together and coordinated. But so far tended to partial and unsustainable. The role of the business community and society in general is also not optimal. Social volunteerism in community life can be an important source of empowerment and solving the root cause of poverty is also fade. Weeks to the required change of a comprehensive sustainability and poverty reduction. Therefore, the government launched the National Program for Community Empowerment (PNPM) Rural on April 30, 2007 under Law No. 28 of Tim penegendali PNPM. Through PNPM Mandiri drumuskan back mechanism community efforts of the planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
The purpose of this study was to determine how the Community's Participation in women's credit In the National Program for Community Empowerment (PNPM) Rural District of Awayan Balangan. The method used in this research is descriptive quantitative method is limited to operations reveal a problem or situation or event as it is to be revealed facts and give an objective picture of the true state of the object under study. Of Research on Public Participation In the women's credit in the National Program for Community Empowerment (PNPM) in the Rural District of Awayan Balangan of 3 indicators obtained 81.14% participation and dikategorian very good. This is because at the time of inter-group discussion, group members were given the opportunity to express opinions in dealing with troubled loans and for action to the prevention of future occurrence of a bad loan that is no problem.
Kata kunci: partipasi, simpan pinjam perempuan