This study aims to see the contribution of KOALA (Komunitas Ojek Akhwat Syiah Kuala) to meet gender needs, in the form of gender practical and gender strategic needs. To analyze this phenomenon, in this study the author uses Maxine Molyneux's Theory of Gender Needs. This study uses qualitative research methods with narrative analysis. The results of this study indicate that KOALA contributes to the gender needs of its members. First, on the practical needs of gender, through KOALA the women who join can fulfill their primary, secondary, and tertiary needs, but this depends on their activity as online motorcycle taxi drivers in the community. Both gender strategic needs, KOALA's gender strategic needs have contributed to legal rights in the form of education and work, they get work rights by giving an understanding to families that this work is safe for them because this work is only carried by women and is in accordance with Islamic Shari'a. Then property equality, KOALA has a contribution to property equality because of their income so that they can buy property without having to ask their parents or husband's approval. Third, eliminating acts of violence, KOALA does not contribute to acts of violence, even with the inclusion of women in KOALA makes women vulnerable to verbal violence and economic violence. Fourth, harassment, with the existence of KOALA can minimize acts of harassment and support the implementation of the Aceh Special Region Regulation Number 5 of 2000 concerning the Implementation of Islamic Shari'a. The fifth access to resources, with the existence of KOALA, can provide opportunities for women to get jobs and wages that are equal to men, because in general, online motorcycle taxi drivers are dominated by men. Sixth, exploitation of the division of labor based on sex, after women join KOALA and already have an income, they experience exploitation from both their parents and their partners.
Keywords: KOALA, Practical Gender Interests, Strategic Gender Interests.