Posts from Tag: Rang De

Volunteering is a work of heart

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

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

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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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Rural Development, The Charakha Way

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The way that Gandhiji would have been proud of. (This post is authored by Rohit Parakh who is Global Chapters Lead with Rang De and has been an active and pivotal part of our fight against poverty in India. He recently went for a field trip to one of our Impact Partners, Charkha. Here is […]

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It’s not about the bike!

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By Zishan Ansari, Rang De Volunteer & Social Investor My volunteering with Rang De started a few years ago when I ran the TCS 10k along with the Rang De team. Even though I had been a social investor, it was the first time I was volunteering for Rang De. Following the run, I became […]

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Top 5 Rang De Tech Updates of 2013

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2013 saw Rang De not just crossing new boundaries in terms of the borrowers impacted and the number of social investors that joined the family but also in the way our website has changed, new featured that have been added and our continuous effort to improve our user experience. The Rang De Technology Team has […]

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The Power of One: Rhea Hajarnavis’ Fund Raiser

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Rhea Hajarnavis, a student from Class VI, St. Mary’s School, Pune is a young lady who dreams of helping the poor in India. This Diwali, on her parent’s advice, she decided on a plan to make a difference to the underprivileged and make her first investment with Rang De. Here’s her inspiring story! Having seen […]

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Project Rang De Lives: The First Leap

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Payoshni Saraf, Rang De Social Investor In our last blogpost, we introduced Project Rang De Lives where Rang De Social Investor Payoshni Saraf also a Teach for India Fellow introduced the concept of ‘saving’ and ‘investing’ to her 7th graders in Pune. The class saved for a month and recently made their first investment! Here's […]

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Microcredit in a Classroom: Project Rang De Lives

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Payoshni Saraf, Rang De Social Investor Payoshni Saraf is a Rang De Social Investor and a Teach for India Fellow who teaches Grade 7 in an underprivileged school in Pune. She recently introduced Project Rang De Lives in her class which will soon make these seventh graders Rang De’s youngest social investors! Here’s their story. […]

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Rang De makes Moms smile!

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This Mother’s Day, over 60 individuals participated in it and helped raise around Rs.1,50,000 to empower many Rang De Moms and their families all over India! As a token of appreciation, Rang De sent out a special Mother’s Day card to the mother’s of individuals that participated in our campaign. We’re presenting to you some […]

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Rang De Field Partner Meet 2013

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The 3rd Rang De Field Partner Meet took place on the 7th and 8th of March at the serene Fireflies Ashram in Bangalore. 13 Field Partners, Social Investors and Guest Speakers from all across India were a part of the two day event. This year’s meet acted as a platform for all of us to […]

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