International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Concept of Self-Reliance

Self-reliance is the ability that is owned within self that combines with the abilities of other individuals who form cooperation in order to realize progress/increase in welfare. Self-reliant individuals can get what they want through their own efforts and combine their own efforts and the efforts of others to achieve the greatest success together. A self-reliant society is a collection of self-reliant individuals, who are able to manage the resources at their disposal, meet their needs, grow independently, and minimize dependence on existing external institutions. Efforts to grow and develop self-reliance need to be directed so that with their strengths and abilities they strive to work together in achieving all their needs and desires.

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