Bace Buriuly

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Placed at:   West Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Education: Bachelors of Arts in Social Work with specialization in Rural Development (TISS, Tuljapur)
Masters of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship (TISS, Mumbai)

Prior work experience:

  • Programme Officer in National University Students Skill Development (NUSSD)

One key work during fellowship
Issue:

  • Exploitation of Labour among Tribal Women who are engaged in collecting Sal Leaves from the local forest

What was done:

  • More than 80 tribal women have been approached
    Through Co-operative formation bringing them under one platform – Collective Behavior
    Stakeholder consultations held
    Replacing traditional method of production with modern instruments of production and processing – Value addition
    Linking with larger markets for better price – Market Linkages

Impact:

  • Future Implications could be
    Behavioral change among the Tribal women
    Knowledge up-gradation among the tribal women regarding market, tools and machinery
    Rise in their income and production