Her Series - Tale of Buguru Chitamma: How a cooperative transformed fisher women into leaders

How can cooperatives help women to lead and take control of their livelihoods? Savvy Soumya & Ranjana Das from Oxfam India takes us through an initiative in Odisha where women are working together in fishing communities. With a striking red bindi, about the size of a coin, and a radiant...

Fisherwomen’s Cooperative in Odisha Promotes Transformative Leadership of Women’s Rights

Samudram, a cooperative turned producer company, has transformed lives of nearly 4000 fisherwomen in four districts of Odisha. Oxfam India and United Artists Association (UAA) have been working together to promote the cooperative since 2009.