Posts from Tag: Technology

Why we need to talk about financial inclusion and behaviour change

Posted By Rang De Team in Swabhimaan

Under Swabhimaan, our program to promote financial inclusion in rural communities, we have linked the disbursal of a loan to a financial literacy and assessment module. At Rang De, our aim when implementing projects has always been to bring about long-term change in the communities we work with. A similar motive guided us when we […]

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A Technology Leader without a Title

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

Rajesh (front row, right) the former Chief Technology Officer at Rang De. Very few people empathize with the challenge of finding and retaining talent in the social space. Among the many constraints that organizations in the sector experience, I would rate the lack of human capital as one of the biggest. The lack of awareness that […]

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Why A Social Worker Made The Switch To Technology

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

With borrowers from Andhra Pradesh during a field trip in March 2016 Born and raised in Chittapur, a small town in Gulbarga district in Karnataka, we did not have access to good educational institutions. I studied in a Kannada medium government school and learnt to speak in English only about five years ago. After I completed […]

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Rang De Is Like A Start-Up in A Growth Phase — Aroj George

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

Connecting communities in the remotest parts of India with urbanites through an online crowdsourcing platform requires a lot of technological innovation on a daily basis I have been here for nearly a year now as the Chief Technology Officer. I was actually a Social Investor for two years even before I joined Rang De. I did […]

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Becoming a Software Engineer in the Non-Profit Space in India

Posted By Rang De Team in Changemakers, Updates

Sunil has worked for the likes of Yahoo!, Sapient and Goldman Sachs and, apart from his work with Rang De, has collaborated with non-profits eGovernments Foundation and TIDE Learning In this post I’m going to talk about how I became a software engineer in the non-profit/social change world, and share some advice for others who might […]

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A ‘Tech’ Update from Rang De!

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Arvind Sridharan, Rang De Team In the last three years of our evolution as an organisation, we have had to focus on different aspects that are critical to strengthening our foundation. In the first year, our focus was on getting a hold on field operations — the field partners, the borrower screening and evaluations. At that […]

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What does 3G mean to Rang De?

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

By Arvind Sridharan, Rang De Team For an organisation like Rang De, any advance in technology (software or hardware) is always a boon to us because we will then be able to incorporate the technology in order to make our processes quicker and more efficient. However, the technology must be widespread and affordable for an […]

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