Posts from Tag: Education

“An education loan helped me start my studies”: Swapnali’s story

Posted By Rang De Team in Education“An education loan helped me start my studies”: Swapnali’s story

Swapnali’s father (right) encouraged her to pursue her higher studies Swapnali Deshmukh first shifted to Mumbai in 2012, right after completing her Class XII. Swapnali is from Roha, a small town in the Konkan coast of Maharashtra, where she lives with her family. She moved out of her town to train as an optometrist at the […]

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Changemaker stories: Pradnya Karbhari’s commitment to change

Posted By Rang De Team in ChangemakersChangemaker stories: Pradnya Karbhari’s commitment to change

Pradnya Karbhari is one of thousands of changemakers we are proud to be associated with. PC: Pradnya Karbhari Over the past ten years, thousands of people have come forward to support our mission of promoting financial inclusion and alleviating poverty. Many of these changemakers have been our pillars of support and their passion and commitment to […]

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A school for girls in rural Uttar Pradesh: the PPES story

Posted By Rang De Team in LivelihoodsA school for girls in rural Uttar Pradesh: the PPES story

Virendra Singh’s story makes for inspiring reading. It is the story of a man who, after leaving for the USA from India as a young graduate in the late 1960’s, returned to his ancestral village in rural Uttar Pradesh to set up a school for girls. We meet Sam — as Virendra Singh is called by family […]

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Have you ever received a scholarship?

Posted By Rang De Team in EducationHave you ever received a scholarship?

Guardians of Dreams is seeking to raise funds on our portal so they can award scholarships to children from shelter homes who achieved 60% of higher in their 10th and 12th Std exams Picture this. A young boy at the age of 16 is told that he has to go back home because the fees at […]

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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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Educating the children of waste pickers in Bengaluru

Posted By Rang De Team in EducationEducating the children of waste pickers in Bengaluru

Rang De provides low-cost education loans to children of the waste picker community 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 picker associated with Hasirudala, one of Rang De’s field partners in Bengaluru. We […]

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Here is how education loans can help fight poverty

Posted By Rang De Team in EducationHere is how education loans can help fight poverty

Access to education is a crucial step on breaking our of the vicious cycle of poverty In India, when we think of education loans, we think of students taking on significant debts to study in foreign universities. We do not think of money taken by parents to send their children to school or funds borrowed by […]

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