Posts from Tag: Uttarakhand

Photo Essay: Life in the hills of Uttarakhand

Posted By Rang De Team in Agriculture, LivelihoodsPhoto Essay: Life in the hills of Uttarakhand

Early this summer, I was on an arduous trek — made difficult only because it was after a hearty meal — to meet Pushpa Devi, one of our borrowers in Dehradun’s Lakhamandal. While we sat down at Pushpa’s house, I heard about her temperamental cow, quite aptly called Kali. Kali doesn’t allow anyone else but Pushpa to handle her — whether […]

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Challenges of Living in Uttarakhand As High As The Mountains

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Bound by the mountains, the women of Uttarakhand make earnest attempts to start alternate livelihood activities to keep the home running and can now take Rang De loans that you can support here Travellers on the pilgrimage route in Uttarakhand halt only to catch a night’s sleep. Few get to experience the life of people who […]

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Helping Women Farmers Pursue Alternative Livelihoods In Uttarakhand

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

More than 100+ women are employed in this cooperative In Uttarakhand, there is very little market activity which makes it hard for farmers to sell their harvest. Animals also damage the crop while forest fires have increased in frequency decreasing the little income that farmers earn. With your help, we have begun to provide livelihood […]

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