Rang De
yesterday at 10:30. Facebook
1200 + kms, 6 days and a ride into the heart of Vidarbha region in Maharashtra. The #FightPoverty by Rang De and Scout My Trip is back. Stay tuned for updates!

#Maharashtra #Vidarbha
Rang De
yesterday at 04:45. Facebook
The #FightPoverty ride is back! The ride is from Mumbai to Yavatmal district in Maharashtra this time and covers 1200+ kms. And we are thrilled to have a very special person ride with us! Stay tuned for updates.

#SDG1 #EndPoverty #Vidarbha
Rang De
03/24/2017 at 11:52. Facebook
A pair of hands just like these gather the food you eat.
Reach out and support the tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu.

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#TN #TamilNadu

Just Change India Producer Company

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Rang De
03/23/2017 at 06:45. Facebook
To blame Priority Sector Lending (PSL) for the high proportion of bad loans in the country is to miss the point; there is a deeper malaise in the system and there are roadblocks we are failing to address. Read our take on the issue here:

#PrioritySectorLending #RBI #NPAs

Is Priority Sector Lending truly benefitting the people who are left...

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Rang De
03/22/2017 at 06:26. Facebook
Every year, a small community of weavers from the Dangasia community takes loans to keep the Tangaliya tradition alive. Babu Bhai Rathod was backed by 38 contributors.

“More than my skills at weaving, my income depends on my skill to talk to people,” he laughed. Thank you for making his life a little easier by contributing to his working capital loan. #keepingtraditionsalive #gujarat #weaving

Rang De - Borrower Evaluation - Babubhai Rathod from Gujarat

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Rang De
03/21/2017 at 12:24. Facebook
This op-ed piece by Tamal Bandyopadhyay in Livemint deserves to be read in its entirety. On the surface, it might seem like there are no losers due to the repeated farm loan waivers by state governments, but the damage to credit culture is irreparable. Governments should focus on developing agricultural markets, implementing insurance schemes and water conservation methods.

#Farmloans...
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Farm loan waiver is no solution to farmers’ woes

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Rang De
03/21/2017 at 07:25. Facebook
The #RDConfluence saw 38 leaders and members of rural communities come together in Bangalore. These are community-based organisations that you have supported over the years. Here are a few highlights from the 2-day event.

#NGO #Bengaluru
Rang De
03/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
"From a well-defined role at a corporate job, I moved to a half-baked role that meant doing odd jobs and attending to ad-hoc support requests." Our Chief Impact Officer Tanvi Negi quit her corporate job to start afresh in the Development sector. Read her story here:

#Sheroes #AlternateCareers #SocialWork

A Changing India As Seen By A Nonprofit Professional Over Five Years

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Rang De
03/20/2017 at 04:31. Facebook
Women in rural India can spend up to a third of their waking lives fetching water. As the countryside undergoes a radical transformation, women find themselves shouldering increasing burdens for diminishing return. A revealing read by People's Archive of Rural India on status of women in rural India

#SDG5 #WomenEmpowerment

Rural Women: Milestones, Millstones & Millionaires

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Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
And it's a wrap!
Two days of intense discussions and meetings at #RDConfluence come to an end. Nothing like meeting our field partners and members of rural communities to remind us why we do what we do. There is so much good work being done by our Field Partners and such valuable insights they have to offer on various issues related to rural development.
A big thank you to our partner...
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Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
How do we make livelihood interventions which coincide with energy?
Our friends from Selco Foundation present their work on #Day2 of #RDConfluence.

#SolarEnergy #SusDev #LightingTheWorld
Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
"Building sustainable Social Organisations: Insights & Learnings"
In Conversation: Bablu Ganguly, The Timbaktu Collective, Rakesh Pandey, Shramik Bharti, Nivedita Banerji, Kumbaya (Samaj Pragati Sahayog) and Kamal Badoni, Ushamath Mahila Sangh.

#RDConfluence #Day2 #SocEnt #nonprofits
Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
Interesting discussion on sustaining Farmer Cooperatives and Producer Collectives. #Day2 #RDConfluence
Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
What does it take to build a strong, sustainable social organisation from the ground up? Three parallel sessions addressing various aspects of running a social enterprise are underway on #Day2 of #RDConfluence.
Stay tuned for updates.

#SocEnt #Nonprofit #NGO
Rang De
03/17/2017. Facebook
Suprabatham & Good Morning from the beautiful campus of Fireflies Ashram!
We are all set to begin the second day of #RDConfluence. We have an interesting array of events lined up today as we continue our conversation with partners from across 18 states in India. Stay tuned for updates!

#nonprofit #RurDev #SocEnt
Rang De
03/16/2017. Facebook
The Tech team answers questions about #Swabhimaan from it field partners.
#RDConfluence #DigitalIndia
Rang De
03/16/2017. Facebook
RangDe is fully utilising the existing digital infrastructure to push the boundaries of Financial inclusion through Swabhimaan. The Rang De team demonstrates working of the technology that powers our digital applications and answers queries of or field partners at #RDConfluence.
Stay tuned as we go live

#DigitalIndia #IndiaStack #Tech4Good
Rang De
03/16/2017. Facebook
Our co-founder and CEO Ramakrishna NK answers questions about RangDe #Swabhimaan at #RDConfluence
Rang De
03/16/2017. Facebook
Is there a change in the manner of operations after #demonetisation? We are currently holding our annual Confluence where we are interacting with 38 leaders from 20+ rural organisations. Find all the updates and pose any questions you have on [ Twitter.com Link ]
Rang De
03/16/2017. Facebook
"The political saga of #demonetisation reached its logical conclusion in the recent Assembly elections in five Indian states, but the economic ramifications of the move continue to resonate across the country.
Our field partners from Yavatmal, Maharashtra, Sambalpur and Khurda in Orissa, Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu and Imphal in Manipur offer their perspective on demonetisation and the...
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