I Have a Dream

-Bharti, Rang De higher education loan student

Bharti is one of our first higher education loan students and is currently studying Optometry at Sankara College of Optometry, Bangalore. She scored 80% in her 3rd year and topped her batch a few months ago. This Women’s Day, Bharti shares with us how she’s glad she didn’t give up on her dream and what it is like to be a woman today! 
 

Hello friends,

I am Bharti and I’m from a small town in Madhya pradesh. I belong to middle class family but I think being rich or poor doesn’t matter. What matters is how confident one is, how hard one is willing to work and that success never comes without struggle.

I have a dream. And the dream is to be a medical professional one day. But after my father’s passing, our family faced a lot of problems and I couldn’t continue my studies. I tried really hard; I applied for an education loan too but was turned down. After trying for many months, I finally thought of giving up. But I decided to continue to fight! I wasn’t going to give up so soon and life wasn’t easy for everybody. So what if I was a girl? I wasn’t weak. I resumed my journey of trying to complete my studies again and finally came across Rang De. Rang De’s loan and support have not only helped my in realising my dreams but also has also made me want to help other students after my graduation.

Bharati - Rang De Higher Education Loan

I’d like to say that every girl is intelligent, confident and should never give up. I’m proud of my self and that being a girl isn’t stopping me from taking care of my family and doing anything that I set my mind to because “whatever we do in life, we are never defeated, unless we give up!”

Happy Women’s Day!

Join us in saluting our Sisters In Arms and celebrating the undying spirit of women all over!

Rang De’s Sisters in Arms

This Global Women’s Day, Rang De is going Local!

We’re celebrating this Women’s Day with ‘Sisters in Arms’, a special women-centric initiative that salutes our nation’s women. Women who have overcome all odds including poverty to carve out a niche for themselves; everyday women who truly are heroes in their own right, and who make us all proud to be women.

Rang De has supported over 27,000 such unsung heroes with affordable micro-credit so far and we know it won’t be possible without you. So, if like us, you believe that your sisters deserve better, join us to support them.

Join Rang De's Sisters in Arms

And here’s what you can do to make a ‘real’ difference!

– Start a Rang De campaign. Here’s a campaign that the women in the Rang De Team have started

– Invite your friends and family to join the Rang De family

– Honour the extraordinary women you know by presenting them with our exclusive Women’s Day Rang De Gift Cards

You can also introduce us to your corporates and we’ll take it from there. Join hands with Rang De and let’s make this International Women’s day really mean something.