Posts from Tag: Financial Inclusion

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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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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Time to move beyond goat rearing and vegetable vending

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By Smita Ram, Rang De Team Goat rearing and Vegetable vending are perhaps two of the most often quoted examples on how the poor earn huge returns. It is always said that a poor vegetable vendor can earn upto 20% return on their investment everyday. Similar percentages are quoted for goat rearing. Isn’t it time […]

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