Posts from Tag: Rang De

Perspectives on working remotely at Rang De

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

  A recent report by the World Bank indicates that female participation in the workforce in India has actually decreased over the past decade, with an estimated 20 million women ‘dropping out’ of the workforce between 2005 and 2012. This, even as serious efforts over the past several decades have pushed up female literacy and […]

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Race to the Finish Line

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesRace to the Finish Line

Image courtesy — Tata Mumbai Marathon I recently finished my first Mumbai Marathon. A few days ago, Rang De also turned 10. Both were important milestones for me. Fresh from the marathon experience, I couldn’t but help draw parallels between running a marathon and running Rang De. I love long distance running because it gives me the time […]

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Satendar Kumar, who joined us on a field trip to Gudalur shares his experience.

Posted By Rang De Team in Changemakers, UpdatesSatendar Kumar, who joined us on a field trip to Gudalur shares his experience.

Our trip to Gudalur with Rang De to meet the ‘Just Change’ team was exciting and a great learning experience. I especially enjoyed the informative discussion on a number of concepts like collaborative capitalism, community insurance and other fair and inclusive capitalist solutions that improve the lives of millions of underprivileged. We also learnt how […]

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Little Drops Life Home — Sheltering 83 Children

Posted By Rang De Team in EducationLittle Drops Life Home — Sheltering 83 Children

There are twenty million orphans in India or 4% of the country’s population. Children who have lost both parents and those abandoned by their families are considered as orphans. Most cases of abandonment, though, are due to poverty. In June 2016, Rang De entered into a partnership with Little Drops Life Home, an orphanage in […]

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Access Livelihood Consulting — Helping Weavers in Godavari Aspire Towards A Stable Future

Posted By Rang De Team in LivelihoodsAccess Livelihood Consulting — Helping Weavers in Godavari Aspire Towards A Stable Future

Handloom is one of the largest economic activities, considered by many to be the second largest community of working individuals in rural India, providing direct employment to over 65 lakh families, but it is fast losing its importance. Access Livelihoods Consulting (ALC) India, a Hyderabad-based social enterprise established in 2005 to work with weavers and […]

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A Rang De Writer Visits SVYM

Posted By Rang De Team in ChangemakersA Rang De Writer Visits SVYM

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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Volunteering is a work of heart

Posted By Rang De Team in UpdatesVolunteering is a work of heart

Spirit of volunteerism reached new levels during the recent Chennai floods Many years ago when we relocated to UK for a brief stint, I started my professional work in Oxford as a volunteer at Oxfam’s headquarters. As a young social worker who was a big fan of Oxfam, this opportunity was extremely precious for me. To […]

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Weaving Success: Kolkata Field Visit to KSDF, Thakurpukur

Posted By Rang De Team in UncategorizedWeaving Success: Kolkata Field Visit to KSDF, Thakurpukur

Rang De had just initiated a Kolkata Chapter and as newly joined members of the organisation, we were very curious to know more about their model and ongoing projects. We decided to start off with our very first field visit to the Thakurpukur unit of the Kalighat Society for Development Facilitation along with Debanjana. It […]

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