The Annual Microfinance India Summit 2008 — We were there, again!

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Last year, we launched Rangde at the prestigious annual microfinance summit. This year we went back to flaunt what we had achieved! The truth be told, not many of the policy makers, practitioners, or promoters gave us much of a chance of survival — With the economic downturn that has affected banks and financial institutions, we didn’t […]

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Rang De Evaluates!

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As stated in one of our earlier posts, transparency is fundamental to Rang De’s existence and something that is equally important for us at Rang De is to track the efficacy of our strategy. We believe that it is better to prevent a mishap rather than bury our heads in the sand like an ostrich […]

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‘What seems like…’ is not ‘What is…’

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During our field visits to meet borrowers, I have begun to question a few stereotypes that I seemed to have about people. Stereotypes that I found in myself but are not exclusive just to me. I have seen some of these come up again and again when I interact with my friends as well. One […]

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Kuppu and her resolve!

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Kuppu is one of the borrowers who got a loan via Rang De. She lives in Vandavasi and on 23rd August, four of Rang De social investors along with a Rang De team member visited Kuppu and many of her group members who got a loan. The purpose of the trip was to understand if […]

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Rang De in California!

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We have tried to hide the excitement for a while now. It is getting difficult to contain it anymore. Rang De has been invited to attend the 4th meeting of Global Online Giving Marketplaces sponsored by the Omidyar Network to be held at Stanford University from the 5th to the 8th of October. This is […]

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Rang De Connects

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The first of a series of Rang De Friends’ meet was organised in Chennai on 16th August 2008. It was encouraging to see many people turn up even on a Saturday evening. The discussion revolved mainly around Rang De and how people can participate in Rang De. We were touched to see how people who […]

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All new RangDe.Org!

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We are happy to announce the launch of an all new RangDe.Org that has evolved over a period of last 7 months. Every day of the past seven months at Rang De has been the beginning of an inspirational journey and thanks to the generous contributions from our mentors, social investors, friends and volunteers, we […]

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