CORR, also known as “The Jute Works,” is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and represents more than 4,000 rural women artisans in over 150 workshops. The Jute Works strives to empower rural women through handicraft production, animal husbandry and small job-creation projects. The organization works with women regardless of caste, creed and race. It provides job training, develops leadership skills and generates awareness of the challenges poor women face. It promotes thrift, self–help and democratic practice among the women’s handicraft groups.