Posts from Tag: Mumbai

Join Rang De at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

    “Finishing a marathon is a state of mind that says Anything is Possible!”   It is that time of year again! The Tata Mumbai Marathon, India’s biggest and most high-profile running event is set to take place on 20 January 2019 and we, at Rang De, are calling on all runners to show […]

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“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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Why bother running? My story of taking part in the Mumbai marathon

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesWhy bother running? My story of taking part in the Mumbai marathon

A bystander with a witty slogan at the Mumbai Marathon. PC: By Rudolph.A.furtado via Wikimedia Commons Throughout my childhood, I was a self-proclaimed bookworm. An utter disregard for any kind physical activity in my entire family did not help my situation. I even remember ridiculing a couple of friends and relatives who were physically active […]

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Why I run

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesWhy I run

I run because… when the fresh morning air hits my faceit doesn’t matter if I’m young no moreit doesn’t matter that my career is going nowhereit doesn’t matter that I don’t fit into a stereotype I run because what matters is…that single momentthat next stepand then the nextand the next I run because every step…fills […]

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Field Trip Diaries — Mumbai Chapter

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesField Trip Diaries — Mumbai Chapter

Many of us working in the corporate sector have a strong desire to spend at least some of our time doing something more “meaningful” and actually make an impact, somewhere in someone’s lives. And while it is truly commendable that some of us actually do take time off to help out for a cause, I […]

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Euphoria!

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedEuphoria!

No event can get close to the scale or enthusiasm of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon. I happened to be part of the euphoria this year and it was simply mind blowing. If at 5.30 am in the morning, there were trains packed with people trying to get to the starting point of the marathon […]

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The Annual Microfinance Summit 2009

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

The annual Microfinance India Summit 2009 with the theme of Doing Good and Doing Well was held on 26th, 27th and 28th October. This year though the event was held at a different venue — The Taj Palace. Of course it meant that stall participants had to pay more than the previous years. The upside however was […]

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