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About Rang De

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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Chalo Bihar!

February 12th, 2014

- Chaitanya Nadkarny, Rang De President If you are tuned into Rang De’s Facebook page and Twitter feed, you know that we made it to the final list of social innovators in Bihar and Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Missions programs.  The Bihar Innovation Forum awarded Rang De the third prize in the Financial Services sector – Read more …

Top 5 Rang De Tech Updates of 2013

December 31st, 2013

2013 saw Rang De not just crossing new boundaries in terms of the borrowers impacted and the number of social investors that joined the family but also in the way our website has changed, new featured that have been added and our continuous effort to improve our user experience. The Rang De Technology Team has  been working tirelessly behind the scenes at making the Rang Read more …

The Power of One: Rhea Hajarnavis’ Fund Raiser

December 16th, 2013

Rhea Hajarnavis, a student from Class VI, St. Mary’s School, Pune is a young lady who dreams of helping the poor in India. This Diwali, on her parent’s advice, she decided on a plan to make a difference to the underprivileged and make her first investment with Rang De. Here’s her inspiring story!   Having seen multiple Read more …

Project Rang De Lives: The First Leap

September 5th, 2013

Payoshni Saraf, Rang De Social Investor In our last blogpost, we introduced Project Rang De Lives where Rang De Social Investor Payoshni Saraf also a Teach for India Fellow introduced the concept of ‘saving’ and ‘investing’ to her 7th graders in Pune. The class saved for a month and recently made their first investment! Here’s Read more …

Microcredit in a Classroom: Project Rang De Lives

August 28th, 2013

Payoshni Saraf, Rang De Social Investor Payoshni Saraf is a Rang De Social Investor and a Teach for India Fellow who teaches Grade 7 in an underprivileged school in Pune. She recently introduced Project Rang De Lives in her class which will soon make these seventh graders Rang De’s youngest social investors! Here’s their story.    What happens Read more …

Rang De makes Moms smile!

May 29th, 2013

This Mother’s Day, over 60 individuals participated in it and helped raise around Rs.1,50,000 to empower many Rang De Moms and their families all over India! As a token of appreciation, Rang De sent out a special Mother’s Day card to the mother’s of individuals that participated in our campaign. We’re presenting to you some of the reactions our social investors Read more …

Rang De Field Partner Meet 2013

March 18th, 2013

The 3rd Rang De Field Partner Meet took place on the 7th and 8th of March at the serene Fireflies Ashram in Bangalore. 13 Field Partners, Social Investors and Guest Speakers from all across India were a part of the two day event. This year’s meet acted as a platform for all of us to Read more …

Lighting Up India!

October 16th, 2012

Last Diwali, an unusual road trip to Hyderabad and an accidental wrong turn led us to discover a different India. While we were heading to celebrate Diwali with family, for a majority of the villages we passed by, it was just another day. No lights, No sweets, No gifts. Just A USUAL DAY of trying Read more …

My Experience with Rang De

December 5th, 2011

By Sukhdev Gupta, Rang De Social Investor I was always inclined towards doing something in the social sector. After retiring from Govt. service in 1997 I settled in Gurgaon where I worked as a consultant for nearly four years. In 2003, I came in contact with GOONJ, and got actively involved, helping it expand its Read more …

Rang De Gift Card Design Contest

November 5th, 2011

Rang De Gift Cards are a great way to celebrate any occasion. When you gift a card to your friends or family on their special day you also empower a low income entrepreneur to take one more step towards his/her dreams. The gift card will let the recipient experience the power of ‘social investment’ by Read more …