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Fail again, fail better

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized, Updates

  Conferences are dime a dozen in the development sector. As a creed, we do love to talk perhaps because we cling onto the belief that the fight for progress and change begins with the free exchange of ideas. Mostly, I tend to ignore these notifications about conferences – they tend to become old quite […]

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Accounting Assumptions for nonprofit organisations: a brief overview

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedAccounting Assumptions for nonprofit organisations: a brief overview

Lack of proper financial reporting practices can threaten the functioning of an organisation in the long-term Financial reporting has long been a problem plaguing many organisations in the non-profit sector. While nonprofit entities are responsible for safeguarding the rights of stakeholders, trustees and end beneficiaries, it is a fact that ignorance and a lack of […]

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Can India’s big bet on Solar Energy help solve Energy Poverty?

Posted By Rang De Team in Energy, UncategorizedCan India’s big bet on Solar Energy help solve Energy Poverty?

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics. According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood that renewable energy will have a marginal impact on our everyday lives if coal-based electricity continues to be cheaper. In India, with the tariffs of solar and wind-based electricity falling below that […]

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Dreaming against all odds: A photo-story from Odisha

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedDreaming against all odds: A photo-story from Odisha

Dreams, hopes and wishes are for everyone, yet some of us find it easier to realise and live them. At Rang De, every day is about recognising the power of simple dreams and aspirations of people, and working towards fulfilling them. And during rare moments of skepticism, we turn to such stories of those who […]

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Spinning the thread of life: a photo-essay from Karnataka

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedSpinning the thread of life: a photo-essay from Karnataka

As part of our work at Rang De, we are often moved by people and places that don’t get mentioned in the popular media. This photo essay depicts the everyday life at Charaka, a handloom weavers cooperative in Shimoga, South India, that the Rang De family is proud to support. It is said that the texture […]

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6 Videos to know more about Poverty

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

6 Videos to know more about Poverty How much do we know about poverty? Is being poor simply a lack of money or is it something more? In this compilation of videos, some of the leading academicians, journalists and social activists speak about the various facets of deprivation and poverty, and offer ways in which […]

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Educating the children of waste workers in Bengaluru

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedEducating the children of waste workers in Bengaluru

Rang De provides low-cost education loans to children of the waste wor kercommunity in Bengaluru “Our children deserve an education too”. One of our borrowers in Bengaluru said these words; the ‘our’ referring to the waste picking community. She is a waste worker associated with Hasirudala, one of Rang De’s field partners in Bengaluru. We […]

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