Guest Blogs

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...
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Online Campaigns

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. 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.
At the Field

Some trips are Life Changing!

- Smita Ram, Rang De co-founder and Managing Trustee Rang De’s Smita and Sowmya recently returned from a field visit to Mysore where they interacted with Rang De beneficiaries along with the members of our field partner SVYM. Here’s a detailed account of their exciting experience!  “Yet another Field Trip!” No, it never really feels that way. Every village in India has so much uniqueness to offer that one can’t but look forward to a Rang De Field Trip. So here I was with Sowmya – one of my best buddies , my co-social worker from college and now Rang De’s Chief Impact Officer – all set for the trip to Mysore. We decided to rely on the public transport and thus landed at the Kengeri Satellite Bus Station to get our ideal bus to Mysore. ‘Ideal’, we call it because we were hell bent on not taking the volvo. Got into an ordinary bus after gobbling a steaming plate of idlis at...
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