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1 Universitas Negeri Padang, 2 Universitas Negeri Padang, 3 Universitas Negeri Padang
The number of poor people in Pesisir Selatan Regency was recorded at 34,920 people in 2018 and increased to 36,510 people in 2019. The low economic income of the community and the high unemployment rate makes the economy of the people of this region increasingly difficult. Nagari Sungai Pinang is an ecotourism area that was closed during the Covid-19 period. The low development of economic creativity in the Sungai Pinang area is the reason for the economic development of youth, especially in entrepreneurship in the field of metal crafts. The purpose of this activity is to find out the metal craft defense strategies for the younger generation in Sungai Pinang village. This service is carried out with counseling techniques, discussions, and continued with the practice of making metal crafts. The result of this activity is the formation of metal craft entrepreneurial youth groups who are able to work.