Posts from Tag: Poverty

Evenings with conversations, coffee and a whole lot of inspiration

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesEvenings with conversations, coffee and a whole lot of inspiration

When we think of investment, we mostly think of capital and returns. But at Rang De, our social investors put in more than their moolah and for reasons that go far beyond reaping returns; they invest their time, effort and trust in our work to help uplift the less privileged. At two Rang De “Coffee […]

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6 Videos to know more about Poverty

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

6 Videos to know more about Poverty How much do we know about poverty? Is being poor simply a lack of money or is it something more? In this compilation of videos, some of the leading academicians, journalists and social activists speak about the various facets of deprivation and poverty, and offer ways in which […]

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Here is how education loans can help fight poverty

Posted By Rang De Team in EducationHere is how education loans can help fight poverty

Access to education is a crucial step on breaking our of the vicious cycle of poverty In India, when we think of education loans, we think of students taking on significant debts to study in foreign universities. We do not think of money taken by parents to send their children to school or funds borrowed by […]

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Riding the Tech Wave For Financial Inclusion — Ramakrishna NK

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan, UpdatesRiding the Tech Wave For Financial Inclusion — Ramakrishna NK

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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My 1st year at Rang De

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This is a post by Chaitanya, Rang De’s President, who completed a year as a Rang De team member this month. Here he reflects on his experience so far. I complete 1 year, 2 weeks and 3 days at Rang De today! A journey I started with little experience but with lots of hope. Many […]

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Lighting Up India!

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedLighting Up India!

Lighting Up India! Last Diwali, an unusual road trip to Hyderabad and an accidental wrong turn led us to discover a different India. While we were heading to celebrate Diwali with family, for a majority of the villages we passed by, it was just another day. No lights, No sweets, No gifts. Just A USUAL […]

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Rang De Box Office — Discover India, Discover Yourself!

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedRang De Box Office — Discover India, Discover Yourself!

Often, it is the of lack of awareness of a problem or the perceived inability to do something about it that makes us inert. Let’s take the example of India Against Corruption — Each one of us who had experienced corruption directly or indirectly participated in the movement to make our voices heard. The media — both traditional and […]

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Invest in Education to help people escape poverty!

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedInvest in Education to help people escape poverty!

By Smita Ram, Rang De Team He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~Victor Hugo We may all complain about the Education system in India and how it needs to improve. Whatever be our criticism, deep inside we all know that we are here because of our education and the sacrifices made by […]

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