Agriculture

Bringing back organic farming in Anantapur

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture

Dharani is a collective of organic farmers and their products are sold in Bangalore and Hyderabad Should we wait for a drought to conserve water? Should we wait for erosion to conserve the soil? Should we wait for a crop failure to adopt organic farming? Should we wait for the total depletion of resources to […]

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In Numbers — Andhra Pradesh — A Look at How Microloans Transformed the Lives of Farmers

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture

A lot of hard work and investment goes into Farming. Contrasting with its share of greenery, Andhra Pradesh also has drought-stricken areas in Kurnool, Anantapur, Srikakulam, Prakasam, and Nellore. We have disbursed over 930+ loans and worked with three microventures (organisations focused on rural development) in this state. Out of the 74 professions we have disbursed […]

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A Look Into the Lives of Goat Rearers Who Benefited From Micro-Loans

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture

Goat rearers form some of the poorest communities across India We have successfully disbursed 3460+ loans to goat rearers in Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan Over the past eight years, our focus has been to alleviate poverty through affordable microcredit and goat rearers […]

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Charaka — A Gandhian Institution In North Karnataka

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, Updates

Charaka’s marketing wing Desi sells 26 lakhs worth of handmade goods in 3 flagship stores in Bangalore every month ensuring fixed wages for 750 workers in Heggodu In an age when the e-commerce giants bombard us with advertisements, there lives a man heading a weaver’s cooperative, who can be seen sporting the same 2–3 pairs of […]

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