Swabhimaan

An initiative to provide adaptive financial literacy and promote financial inclusion in the communities Rang De works with.

Why we need to talk about financial inclusion and behaviour change

Posted By Rang De Team in SwabhimaanWhy we need to talk about financial inclusion and behaviour change

Under Swabhimaan, our program to promote financial inclusion in rural communities, we have linked the disbursal of a loan to a financial literacy and assessment module. At Rang De, our aim when implementing projects has always been to bring about long-term change in the communities we work with. A similar motive guided us when we […]

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Swabhimaan — one year on

Posted By Rang De Team in SwabhimaanSwabhimaan — one year on

Smita Ram, the managing trustee and co-founder of Rang De, addresses the first borrowers enrolled under Swabhimaan at Yeshwantpura village in Kolar district, Karnataka. The Women’s Day celebration on 8th March 2018 was special for us here at Rang De, as we spent it with our borrowers in Yeshwantpura village in the Kolar district of […]

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Rang De’s Swabhimaan kendras now operational in Chhattisgarh

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan, UpdatesRang De’s Swabhimaan kendras now operational in Chhattisgarh

Rang De Chief Operating Officer Soumya Jayaram helps a woman with some documentation in Yeshvantpura village where the first Swabhimaan kendra has been used by over 100 women to self-learn principles of financial literacy There have been quite a few developments since the launch of the first Swabhimaan Kendra in a Yeshwantpura village in Kolar […]

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One month of Swabhimaan

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan, UpdatesOne month of Swabhimaan

Women attending the financial literacy training program under Swabhimaan It has been nearly a month since Rang De’s latest initiative Swabhimaan went live. Swabhimaan — which aims to promote financial inclusion in rural India — was launched on 8 March in Yeshwantpura village in Kolar district, Karnataka. Through Swabhimaan, we aim to provide people in rural India with access […]

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Swabhimaan — Financial Services At The Doorstep of Rural India

Posted By Rang De Team in SwabhimaanSwabhimaan — Financial Services At The Doorstep of Rural India

We sat down for a chat with Rohit Parakh, who is part of Rang De Swabhimaan, a project that was launched on March 8, 2017 in Yeshwantpura, in Kolar district, Karnataka. Swabhimaan is the first step in a journey that will allow thousands of borrowers in villages across India to directly gain access to financial […]

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Story of a Cashless Village in Rural Karnataka

Posted By Rang De Team in SwabhimaanStory of a Cashless Village in Rural Karnataka

A trip to the bank used the take up the better part of the day before a a branch set up services in the village When we heard about Chandagalu, a village situated some 100 kms from Bangalore in neighbouring Mandya district that had successfully gone digital with the help of a local bank, we were […]

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