Posts from Tag: Women Empowerment

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.After 11 years of operations, Rang De is now taking a massive leap forward with our brand new peer-to-peer lending platform rangde.in. Check it out. Travellers on the […]

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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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Giving Weaving in Assam a Fighting Chance Since 1999

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Weaving is a tradition that is handed down many generations in Assam and it forms an integral part of the social fabric Rakhee Choudhury, an Ashoka Fellow, calls Assam home and runs Mulberry, a non-profit organisation that works towards the development and economic empowerment of rural weavers in the state. Established in 1999, Mulberry supports the […]

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Behind The Scenes — Manjula’s Story—The Importance of a Social Worker’s Human Touch

Posted By Rang De Team in Updates

Tara Khatun is a borrower impacted by Manjula Ji’s attention In Bihar, our partner Nav Jagriti works for the poor, downtrodden, women, girls and children, poor and marginalised farmers, migrant communities, commercial sex workers, neglected and trafficked children and flood- and disaster-affected individuals in eight districts. The social workers who work for Nav Jagriti hail […]

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Kumbaya — Patching Dreams and Means Together

Posted By Rang De Team in Livelihoods

Kumbaya is known for its patchwork bed sheets made from left over pieces of cloth Kumbaya is a producer company located in a small village in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh. Though the company was registered only last year, it has been been in existence for over two decades as one of the projects started by […]

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I Have a Dream

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

-Bharti, Rang De higher education loan student Bharti is one of our first higher education loan students and is currently studying Optometry at Sankara College of Optometry, Bangalore. She scored 80% in her 3rd year and topped her batch a few months ago. This Women's Day, Bharti shares with us how she's glad she didn't […]

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Rang De’s Sisters in Arms

Posted By Rang De Team in Uncategorized

This Global Women’s Day, Rang De is going Local! We’re celebrating this Women’s Day with ‘Sisters in Arms’, a special women-centric initiative that salutes our nation’s women. Women who have overcome all odds including poverty to carve out a niche for themselves; everyday women who truly are heroes in their own right, and who make […]

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