In a first of its kind partnership, OnePlus and Rang De join hands to empower the rural women entrepreneurs in India. Read on to know more…
The Campaign ‘Power of One’ encourages individuals to make a difference in others’ lives, on the occasion of ‘Joy of Giving’ week
OnePlus, a fast growing global technology startup, and RangDe.org, India’s first internet-based peer-to-peer micro-lending organization, today announced the ‘Power of One’ initiative to empower women entrepreneurs on the occasion of the Joy of Giving Week, starting today. The campaign leverages power of crowdfunding to raise affordable micro-loans for women from low-income, rural families empowering them to start or scale up their livelihood activities.… Read further
Rang De had just initiated a Kolkata Chapter and as newly joined members of the organisation, we were very curious to know more about their model and ongoing projects. We decided to start off with our very first field visit to the Thakurpukur unit of the Kalighat Society for Development Facilitation along with Debanjana. It was indeed a joyful experience to take a day off from the regular monotonous work life and visit a bunch of enthusiasts. KSDF is one of Rang De’s field partner in West Bengal and apart from micro-finance lending activities it also provides vocational training and livelihood development support to the communities it works with.… Read further
As we go along the less-trodden path to fight poverty in India, we are proud to have found support from no less than TATA TRUSTS. Read on to know the details in the press release on the subject.
TATA TRUSTS SUPPORTS MICROCREDIT INITIATIVE TO FIGHT POVERTY
Access to low-cost credit needs of India’s under-served population
Bangalore, September 24, 2015 – Tata Trusts has extended its support for a period of four years to India’s pioneering Internet-driven peer-to-peer micro-lending platform, Rang De. This initiative aims to offer affordable micro-credit solutions to nearly a quarter of a million families, over the next five years.… Read further
The way that Gandhiji would have been proud of.
(This post is authored by Rohit Parakh who is Global Chapters Lead with Rang De and has been an active and pivotal part of our fight against poverty in India. He recently went for a field trip to one of our Impact Partners, Charkha. Here is his story.)
Weaving social change at Charaka!
I was recently reading the book India of My Dreams by Mahatma Gandhi which is a collection of his writings and speeches and one of the key points he makes in the book is for India to truly develop its villages have to progress.… Read further
By Smita Ram, Rang De Team
Trading of Just Change produce
The free markets come with a promise of freedom and democracy. But how ‘free’ are the markets? With social inequity and the bargaining power to purchase and sell being held with a few, there is very little that the vast majority of Indians can do but become victims of the exploitative nature of the markets.… Read further