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...

Tikamgarh revisited, what’s happened to the amazing fishing communities I visited in 2006?

Just got back from a great week in India, including my first attempt at a phone vlog (above).One of the drawbacks of being a generalist is that you go somewhere, hear riveting stories of organization, resistance (and sometimes of course, of failure), but then never find out what happened next. But...