Posts from Tag: Karnataka

Charaka — A Gandhian Institution In North Karnataka

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, Updates

Charaka’s marketing wing Desi sells 26 lakhs worth of handmade goods in 3 flagship stores in Bangalore every month ensuring fixed wages for 750 workers in Heggodu In an age when the e-commerce giants bombard us with advertisements, there lives a man heading a weaver’s cooperative, who can be seen sporting the same 2–3 pairs of […]

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A Rang De Writer Visits SVYM

Posted By Rang De Team in Changemakers

Meghna, a Rang De borrower, Farheen, Pramod ​Meghna K is a member of the Rang De Writers team and has written and helped 500 individuals get financial assistance in a year. Our team contains over 80 people from all walks of life all across India — write to suhas@rangde.org to join Rang De Writers. As the early morning […]

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Rang De’s New ‘Desi’ Partner — Charaka!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

We have recently launched our latest micro venture partnership with Charaka, a women’s co-operative that produces handmade, naturally dyed apparel and provides women with livelihood opportunities in Karnataka. It’s an honour for Rang De to work in partnership with Charaka and support the women in becoming self-reliant. Here’s the story of how it all began! […]

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Rang De Borrowers in the apparel sector!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Diksha Belwal, Rang De Team Personally I am a big fan of crafts and apparel. Visiting Industree Crafts was thus a fantastic opportunity for me. The units that are currently incubated By ICF will eventually spin off as self-sustaining units. These units are basically into apparels and crafts (like river grass boxes, laundry box, […]

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Rang De Bangalore Sunday Activities

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Sreekanth and Sri Ranganathan Rang De Bangalore Chapter Members The Rang De Bangalore Chapter has coordinated with Jaaga, a place that plays host to several activities undertaken by organisations in the social/developmental and arts sectors to use Jaaga as a venue to hold its first (of a series of) information-sharing sessions with the interested […]

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Victims of the flood

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

Who can understand nature and her ways? While we crib and complain about the heat and lack of rain, there is a part of our country that is flooding with excess rain. While our farmers pray to appease the rain Gods, the farmers of the flood affected states are praying that there is an end […]

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The flood situation in Kurnool — Update 1

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

The flooding in the southern states of Karanataka and Andhra Pradesh in the last week has had a tragic impact on the lives of people, especially in the area of Kurnool. Rang De has been working with field partner HOPE in Kurnool to get information about the situation and also support them in the best […]

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