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yesterday at 11:38. Facebook
Thank you, Rainburn! At their concert back in October, part of the sales from 236 tickets went towards helping rural Bodo weavers in Assam! Just like these rockers, if you want to contribute to rural development then we are just an email, message or a call away! #musicforacause #activistswelove #togetherwecan

Progressive Rock Finds An Audience & A Cause To Support At The Humming Tree

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Rang De
02/21/2017 at 11:34. Facebook
"Many of us had the care, love and protection that we needed... but for 40% of India's children who are in need of care and protection, that's not the case."Join us on Feb 25 and learn how you can play a part and meet an Impact partner that is helping the children you see in the video by attending Rangdezvous VIII - Guardians of Dreams.
Rang De
02/21/2017 at 05:45. Facebook
"In India, we have become adept at picking up on global policy fashions, but sadly we tend to implement them in our own peculiar ways that often end up distorting both the practice and even the very vision of the idea."
Writing in the Frontline Jayati Ghosh asks pertinent questions about the feasibility of the Universal Basic Income in India.
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#UBI #UniversalBasicIncome

A universal basic income in India?

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Rang De
02/20/2017 at 08:51. Facebook
The 8th edition of Rangdezvous will be held this week! Meet four spirited social entrepreneurs from Guardians of Dreams who would love to tell you about their efforts to help and provide care to children in shelter homes.

#GuardiansofDreams #NGO
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02/20/2017 at 05:54. Facebook
Rang De
02/20/2017 at 04:45. Facebook
Universal access to basic sanitation facilities is not only about health and hygiene. For many women and their families, building a toilet is the first and important step toward leading a more dignified life and stepping out of poverty.
All this week, we have been seeking your help to provide sanitation loans to help the women rebuild their lives. You have helped us raise 1.19 lakhs so far....
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Sanitation Loans

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Rang De
02/19/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
"Independent musicians in this country may be short on money but I’d like to think we’re a lot about 'dil' & 'pyaar'".
Ram, a music promoter and Rang De social investor from Bangalore tells us why he did his part to help progressive rock fans hear about Rang De at the Humming Tree.
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#activistswelove #socinv #bangalorerock

Progressive Rock Finds An Audience & A Cause To Support At The Humming Tree

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Rang De
02/19/2017 at 02:46. Facebook
"In my experience of working with rural communities, I have realised that lending money is only one part of the solution. When people have little or no experience in dealing with the financial system, mentoring often plays a more important role than the money itself."
Rang De co-founder Smita Ram writes in the The Economic Times about the need for mentoring at the grassroots for communities...
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Effective Microfinance Requires Mentoring from Grassroots - The Economic...

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Rang De
02/19/2017 at 02:45. Facebook
A contribution of Rs 100 can help Pavunammal construct a toilet for her family. Your contribution is helping thousands of women in rural India get out of poverty and lead a better quality of life. [ Ow.ly Link ]
#MyCleanIndia #SwachhBharat #SDG #TamilNadu

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Rang De
02/17/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Presenting the first edition of CONVERGE - our attempt to create a space for disparate voices to meet, hear each other out and build more informed opinions. This edition will focus on the Indian woman in all her complexity.

Our speakers will explore their idea of the new age woman from the perspective of their lives and areas of work.

Come join us for an evening filled with ideas and...
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Converge - New Age Woman

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Rang De
02/17/2017 at 05:00. Facebook
Mahalakshmi wants to construct a toilet for the benefit of her children. Contribute as little as Rs 100 and help provide women like Mahalakshmi with access to basic sanitation facilities. Click here: [ Ow.ly Link ]

#MyCleanIndia #SwaccchBharat #WASH #Sanitation

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Rang De
02/17/2017 at 03:31. Facebook
'We used to go to the hill to answer nature's call, the girls would always be worried that they would run into someone. I didn't want my daughter-in-law to face the same problems. We decided to take a loan and build a toilet." - Rajkumari Dhanuk

Lack of sanitation facilities not only affects women's health, it affects their safety and dignity. Your contribution can help end open defecation in...
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Rang De
02/16/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
The Union Government's relationship with NGOs has not been without its share of friction. What can organisations working in the development sector expect from the Union Budget 2017?

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#UnionBudget2017 #NGOs #budget #Economy

Budget 2017 — What It Means For NGOs In India

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Rang De
02/16/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
"All the women I know depend on farming to earn a livelihood, but life in the mountains is tough. When there are floods or heavy rains, the crops are destroyed and we suffer. I remember times when me and some women spent entire nights trying to protect the crops from wild boars and monkeys. I took up dairy farming to supplement my income. There is a good demand for milk and milk products in...
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Meena Devi's story

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Rang De
02/15/2017. Facebook
Help raise 15,000 in the next 30 days and contribute to Suryaganthi's efforts to build a toilet in her village. Even a contribution of Rs 100 will help end open defecation and contirbute to the safety of women in rural India. Invest and provide women like Suryaganthi with a sanitation loan here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
#MyCleanIndia #SwacchBharat #SDG6

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Rang De
02/14/2017. Facebook
Vineet and Deepak from Scout My Trip covered 300 plus kms as part of the #FightPoverty campaign. You helped us raise over INR 1 lakh, exceeding our initial target of 50K. Here is the Vineet and Deepak's journey into rural Maharashtra as it happened. [ Ow.ly Link ]

#rurdev #socinv #SDG1 #RuralIndia #roadtrip

Travel For A Cause — Two Bikers Set Out On A Journey To See How...

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Rang De
02/14/2017. Facebook
"I was paying an interest of 5 % per month to the local moneylender. I had zero savings, nothing at all. One can only save money if the cost of interest is minimum. I educated myself about loan products, interest rates, payment schemes. It was then that I decided to take a loan from Rang De. Now, I am able to save a little money every month. The women in the village look up to me, and seek my...
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Rang De
02/13/2017. Facebook
We take basic hygiene and sanitation facilities for granted, but there are still many villages in rural India that do not have a toilet. The lack of basic sanitation facilities primarily affects the women in a household. Rang De is providing sanitation loans to women like Amasavalli, who want to build to toilets in their villages. Help us in our mission to eradicate open defecation in our...
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Rang De
02/13/2017. Facebook
The Union Budget has been hailed the people's budget, but what does it have in store for women? In the WION , Nishta Gautham reads between the lines and crunches the numbers to find out how the budget affects women and children, especially in the rural areas of the country.
#RuralIndia #Women #UnionBudget2017 #RuralDevelopment

How will the recent Union Budget serve Indian women?

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Rang De
02/11/2017. Facebook
Yes, we now have sanitation loans! Did you know that many women wait for rains to subside before they could go outside for their defecation needs? Did you know that according to a recent survey, 52.1 per cent of people in rural India choose open defecation compared to 7.5 per cent in urban India?

You can help children grow up with better health and ensure the safety of young women by...
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