Posts from Tag: Fintech

Why we need to talk about financial inclusion and behaviour change

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan

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 Swabhimaan

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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We are celebrating change this month!

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

January is an exciting month for us. It’s our Birthday month and this year is extra special as we turn 10. Yes, on 26th January Rang De completes its 10th year and we are thrilled to bits that we have come this far. Rang De Team The 10 years of Rang De has been eventful, to […]

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IMPORTANT: Forthcoming changes on Rang De’s platform

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

A few quick updates on the developments that have taken place at Rang De since the issuance of the Reserve Bank of India guidelines on the regulation of Peer to Peer (P2P) lending platforms in India in October 2017. After careful deliberation, Rang De has decided to launch a Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC) that […]

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A visit to Gudalur and the ‘Just Change’ Producer Company

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, Updates

Rang De team members and social investors visited Just Change, an adivasi producer company in Gudalur, Tamil Nadu The journey from Bengaluru to Gudalur is a rare treat. After the chaos of Bengaluru and the desolation of its suburbs, the road passes through two national parks — Bandipur and Mudumalai — before making it to the Nilgiri hills. This was […]

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Rang De’s Swabhimaan kendras now operational in Chhattisgarh

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan, Updates

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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Swabhimaan — Financial Services At The Doorstep of Rural India

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan

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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Riding the Tech Wave For Financial Inclusion — Ramakrishna NK

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan, Updates

The upcoming mobile revolution can allow us to reach a greater number of individuals left out of the system than ever before in rural India There is a wave of new and upcoming technological ideas and it is nothing short of a second freedom struggle — freedom from exclusion of India’s disadvantaged from formal financial systems. This wave […]

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