Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Desa Oeltua melalui Peternakan Puyuh Berbasis EM4 dalam Mendukung Masyarakat Anak Bebas Stunting

  • Sipora Petronela Telnoni Universitas San Pedro
  • Alexius Andiwatir Program Studi Pendidikan Luar Biasa, Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan, Universitas San Pedro
  • Hory Iramaya Dilak Program Studi Biologi, Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam, Universitas San Pedro
  • Timoteus Ajito Universitas San Pedro
Keywords: children community, effective microorganism, quail, stunting


Stunting is a child health problem caused by a child's failure to grow according to the child'sgrowthstandards. Stunting can be prevented by consuming animal protein such as eggs and meat. Animal protein contains essential amino acids needed for children's growth. Oeltua Village, Kupang, has a low per capita income value, which has an impact on the community's nutritional intake being unbalanced and resulting in children having the potential to be stunted and stunted. Quail farming can provide people's animal food needs in eggs and meat. EM4-based quail farming can provide food sources of animal protein quantity and quality. PAR method was used in the empowerment; PAR method involves education and data collection on stunting, practice, assistance in raising quail using EM4, monitoring and evaluating quail production. The empowerment socialization was attended by 92% of mothers with toddlers, 5% of fathers accompanying mothers, and 3% of productive women. The health conditions were seven male and 14 female toddlers with the potential to be stunded; 4 male and three female toddlers were stunted. Quail egg production showed increased production in monitoring I‒VIII (27‒224). Egg production is 2‒5 days/house, and the average is 75‒135 months/house to fulfil children's protein needs. EM4-based quail farming can be implemented in the Oeltua Village community. Toddlers need a nutritional intake of animal protein, which can be fulfilled by consuming quail eggs to reduce the potential and incidence of stunting.


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