Religion has values of emancipation inherently, because religion has established itself as a driver of change in the history. In the Indonesian context, a delay which means poverty is a challenge that must be addressed with the participation and religious alignments, because of the composition of Indonesian society is known as a religious community. However, significant untapped potential to free people from a variety of problems
According to data obtained from Press Release No. 45/07 / Th.XIII, July 1, 2010 that the reduction in the number and percentage of poor people during the period March 2009-March 2010 seems to be related to the following factors: 1) Inflation was relatively low; 2) The average daily wage laborers and peasants 3.27% 3.86% construction workers; 3) Rice production in 2010 reached 65.15 million tons of paddy; 4) Most poor people work in the agricultural sector; and 5) The Indonesian economy first quarter of 2010 grew by 5.7% against the first quarter of 2009, while household consumption expenditure increased by 3.9% in the same period.
Gross inequality in income distribution (which included economic inequality) of the poverty level (percent of total population living below the poverty line) are two major problems in many LDCs, not least in indonersia. Said to be large, because if these two issues are left to drag on or get worse, it will eventually lead to political and social consequences are very serious (Tulus, 2003: 34). Turmoil of social life is strongly influenced by the level of social welfare that occurs when economic inequality, it is possible the vulnerability.