Livelihoods

A Look Into The Lives Of Weavers Who Benefited From Micro-Loans

Posted By Rang De Team in LivelihoodsA Look Into The Lives Of Weavers Who Benefited From Micro-Loans

A majority of weavers that we facilitate crowdsourced micro-loans for hail from the Northeast There are untold stories disguised by the rhythm of the looms which can be heard in every village of India. The Indian handloom sector preserves ancient traditions passed down over many generations. The largest cottage industry in the country is also […]

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Helping Women In Barren Madhya Pradesh Believe In The Future

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

With the help of our field partner VAMA, we have been able to offer crowdsourced microcredit to 3,459 individuals If you define poverty as the state when a mother has to wonder what to feed the child next day, you can find that in Datiya in Madhya Pradesh. In Kerala, Assam, Jharkand and Maharashtra, we […]

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Freeing Assamese Women From Physical, Social and Financial Bondage

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Bodo women in Assam inherit weaving as part of their heritage and are some of the finest weavers in northeast India Many of us possess physical and mental faculties to lead the life we desire but circumstances, however, curb the freedom to make necessary choices. Consider Ruwathi’s story. In Assam, Ruwathi works for a family […]

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Challenges of Living in Uttarakhand As High As The Mountains

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Bound by the mountains, the women of Uttarakhand make earnest attempts to start alternate livelihood activities to keep the home running and can now take Rang De loans.After 11 years of operations, Rang De is now taking a massive leap forward with our brand new peer-to-peer lending platform rangde.in. Check it out. Travellers on the […]

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A Look Into The Lives of Tailors Who Benefited From Micro-Loans

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Tailors like Jayshree More work 16 hours a day, running two other businesses alongside tailoring Over the last eight years, you have helped us disburse over 5000+ loans to tailors across India especially in the states of Maharashtra, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka. A profession popular among women in rural areas, tailoring is usually […]

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Helping Women Farmers Pursue Alternative Livelihoods In Uttarakhand

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More than 100+ women are employed in this cooperative In Uttarakhand, there is very little market activity which makes it hard for farmers to sell their harvest. Animals also damage the crop while forest fires have increased in frequency decreasing the little income that farmers earn. With your help, we have begun to provide livelihood […]

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Giving Weaving in Assam a Fighting Chance Since 1999

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Weaving is a tradition that is handed down many generations in Assam and it forms an integral part of the social fabric Rakhee Choudhury, an Ashoka Fellow, calls Assam home and runs Mulberry, a non-profit organisation that works towards the development and economic empowerment of rural weavers in the state. Established in 1999, Mulberry supports the […]

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