Posts from Tag: Microfinance

It’s time for Change! Just Change…

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Smita Ram, Rang De Team The free markets come with a promise of freedom and democracy. But how ‘free’ are the markets? With social inequity and the bargaining power to purchase and sell being held with a few, there is very little that the vast majority of Indians can do but become victims of […]

Read More

The Story of a Quilt

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

I’d like to share a story today; a story that is apt for Women’s Day. The story goes like this. A few years ago, at a community meeting for women, someone asked the group, “As a woman, what is that one skill you have that can contribute economically?” A few women responded. one said “making […]

Read More

As we turn 5…

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

Rang De was started with a desire to make a difference. 5 years on, we believe we are on our way to doing just that. This 26th January, Rang De turned 5 and through the highs and lows of our journey, we’ve impacted more than 19,000 households. We’d like to thank everyone in the Rang […]

Read More

Rang De 2012 Moments!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

2012 has been an eventful year for Rang De. Presenting our Top 10 moments of the year! Rang De presented Leadership Expert and globally-acclaimed author Robin Sharma in Bangalore in February 2012. Robin Sharma presented ‘Winning Leadership Lessons’ to build a great organization in his seminar, ‘Lead Without a Title’ The Rang De team met […]

Read More

Celebrate Christmas with Rang De

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

It’s December and the festive season is here! This year, Rang De wants to celebrate the season of giving in a unique way. This Christmas, we invite you to spread happiness and share the joy of giving with us. We bring to you a chance to create India’s biggest Christmas tree! But this is not […]

Read More

Rang De Entrepreneur Success Story: Saraswati Devi

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

From our Field Partner, Udyogini Saraswati Devi is a disadvantaged woman social entrepreneur who overcame all odds to build an enterprise that is of direct benefit to the community and herself. Saraswati Devi being felicitated for her achievements Saraswati Devi is a simple, yet sharp 30-year old woman of Gambharia Village in Bundu Block, Ranchi […]

Read More

NEN hosts Entrepreneurship-Week

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

Report by Ujjwal Grover(NEN) Those who have taken a plunge will tell you that entrepreneurship is an arduous and lonely journey, where apart from determination, grit, and the right opportunities at the right time, what one needs is support from the community and expert advice. An effective support system that helps aspiring entrepreneurs achieve the […]

Read More

Socionomics — Social Investing as a Pension Plan!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Rakesh Khemani, Social Investor, Bangalore I believe in social investing as a means to knock down poverty, to help people help their families, to support the enterprising with a relatively affordable resource, to help those who believe in a dignified existence and are willing to work hard for it, to do my bit for […]

Read More

My Experience with Rang De

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Sukhdev Gupta, Rang De Social Investor I was always inclined towards doing something in the social sector. After retiring from Govt. service in 1997 I settled in Gurgaon where I worked as a consultant for nearly four years. In 2003, I came in contact with GOONJ, and got actively involved, helping it expand its […]

Read More

Your Small amount can go a Long way!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Ishi Sodhi, Rang De Social Investor I was born and raised in India. Hence, poverty was never a myth for me. It was a harsh reality that (fortunately) did not affect me directly. I had my own set of problems to deal with which seemed grave then. Some of these included getting into the […]

Read More