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Rang De facilitates small loans (microcredit) for Indians who do not have access to credit. You can lend from Rs. 100 onwards on RangDe.Org to micro-entrepreneurs identified by our partners across India. Browse through our borrowers and lend to one of them!

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A life changing field visit to Pusad!

February 21st, 2014

- Sowmya Nandan, Rang De Chief Impact Officer   Rang De’s Chief Impact Officer recently returned from her first field visit to Pusad, Maharashtra and brought back with her inspiring stories of our borrowers and field partner, SAGRAS. Here’s a look at the field visit that left her short of words.   Every field visit Read more …

The Story of a Quilt

March 8th, 2013

I’d like to share a story today; a story that is apt for Women’s Day. The story goes like this. A few years ago, at a community meeting for women, someone asked the group, “As a woman, what is that one skill you have that can contribute economically?” A few women responded. one said “making agarbattis” and another said ‘making Read more …

Rang De 2012 Moments!

January 1st, 2013

2012 has been an eventful year for Rang De. Presenting our Top 10 moments of the year! Rang De presented Leadership Expert and globally-acclaimed author Robin Sharma in Bangalore in February 2012. Robin Sharma presented ‘Winning Leadership Lessons’ to build a great organization in his seminar, ‘Lead Without a Title’ The Rang De team met Prof. Muhammad Yunus at Read more …

The Freedom Bus!

August 17th, 2012

By Smita Ram, Rang De Team On 13th August 43 of us set out on a roadtrip to Pusad covering close to 2000 kms, cutting across the boundaries of 3 states.  Pusad – a small town in the heart of the Vidarbha region was the unheard of destination.  To think that 43 individuals, most of Read more …

Call to make a difference

August 25th, 2011

Every month, we touch base with our borrowers to see how they are doing and if our loans have been helpful or not. With the rising number of people we are investing in, we need more and more support from you. Click on the image above for more details on how you can help. Do Read more …

Simple Measures – A field trip review.

August 16th, 2011

By Anju Lavina, Rang De Team Being born to Social Workers and subsequently working in the social sector means that I have had many opportunities to meet people in the field, interact with them on a one-one basis and understand their stories and inevitably become a part of their lives. Some of these stories are Read more …

Invest and win a gift voucher!

October 30th, 2010

Here’s a chance for you to make a social investment on RangDe.Org and win a gift voucher of upto Rs. 500.  There is no luck involved! Read the details below: Part 1 : Make a social investment in a borrower listed (in the comments section, on our facebook page, or on twitter) within the given Read more …

Rang De Borrowers in the apparel sector!

September 21st, 2010

By Diksha Belwal, Rang De Team Personally I am a big fan of crafts and apparel. Visiting Industree Crafts was thus a fantastic opportunity for me. The units that are currently incubated By ICF will eventually spin off as self-sustaining units. These units are basically into apparels and crafts (like river grass boxes, laundry box, Read more …

Behind the scenes at Rang De

August 7th, 2010

By Preena Deepak, Rang De Team The month of July saw a buzz in Rang De’s vivacious volunteer community. It all began with an ad in the Newsletter calling for volunteers to edit content for borrower profiling. The immediate and quick responses from our Social Investors overwhelmed and charged up team Rang De and from Read more …

Borrower Evaluations in your inbox!

July 3rd, 2010

As part of the Rang De loan process, we evaluate our borrowers on a periodic basis to see how the Rang De loan is helping the borrower. You can read some of our evaluation stories on RangDe.Org You can get notified if one of the borrowers you have invested in have been evaluated by following Read more …