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Impact Partners

We work with the most credible organisations across India to make credit accessible to underserved communities.

Winning Partnerships

Our Impact Partners are already doing incredible work on the ground to empower their communities, through entrepreneurship training, capacity building, providing access to markets, and a lot more. The partnership with Rang De augments their work by making credit accessible.

The Role of our Impact Partners

1

Identify entrepreneurs from their community who need credit.

2

Conduct due-diligence based on Rang De's approved underwriting policies.

3

Support entrepreneurs utilize credit received effectively in their business.

4

Ensure and facilitate timely repayments.

Meet our partners

Covering 8 states

Entrepreneurs Associates

Nagaland
Partner since 2019

About

EA was founded to transform the broken economy of Nagaland, and foster a spirit of self-reliance & responsible leadership in the psyche of Nagas. They train, mentor and finance first generation entrepreneurs and help them set up successful businesses.

Impact Narrative

Rang De's partnership with EA works to a culture of entrepreneurship by making credit accessible to Naga entrepreneurs.

Rs 1,61,42,800

Disbursed

189

Investees

99%

Repayments

Entrepreneurs Associates are known for their passionate and professional team members with a strong connect to the community.

- Rang De

Access to finance has always been a challenge in Nagaland. Through Rang De, we can now provide low cost credit to our community with ease.

- Chubazen lkr, Assistant Program Manager, EA

Snehalaya

Maharashtra
Partner since 2020

About

Snehalaya provides rescue, rights and rehabilitative services to communities who have been deprived of their fundamental rights. They are now working with Community Design Agency (Curry Stone Design Collaborative) on a redevelopment program for the slum of Sanjaynagar in Ahmednagar.

Impact Narrative

This partnership will enable 298 families of Sanjaynagar in Ahmednagar to become proud owners of their dream homes.

Rs 18,65,000

Disbursed

24

Investees

100%

Repayments

Snehalaya's work to empower and improve the lives of slum dwellers in Ahmednagar is inspiring. We were prompted to provide housing loans as a separate loan product, thanks to this partnership.

- Rang De

At a time when most banks and micro-finance institutions turned the residents of Sanjaynagar away, our partnership with Rang De has enabled us to introduce our community members to formal sources of credit for the first time.

- Hanif Shaikh, Assistant Director- Education, Snehalaya

Action for Social Advancement

Madhya Pradesh
Partner since 2020

About

ASA works on leveraging the participatory action of the community to bring about positive developmental changes. While they extensively support agriculture and allied activities like small agri businesses, they also work in the field of watershed management and irrigation development.

Impact Narrative

Rang De's interest free loans have been designed to enable small and marginal farmers to access storage for their produce and to meet their expenses for the Kharif season.

Rs 65,72,900

Disbursed

175

Investees

99%

Repayments

ASA's professionalism and commitment to the community results in seamless operations and an engaging partnership.

- Rang De

During a time of disruption and distress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Rang De's loans have been accessible, affordable and above all, timely.

- Ashis Mondal, Director, ASA

Watershed Support Services and Activities Network

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Partner since 2020

About

WASSAN's vision is to establish participatory processes that strengthen Natural Resources Management practices to secure livelihoods of deprived communities, particularly scheduled castes and tribes, in drought prone areas.

Impact Narrative

To protect tribal farmers from falling prices of tamarind, Rang De and WASSAN have partnered to enable tribal farmers to meet the expenses of processing and storing their tamarind produce, while they wait for market conditions to improve.

Rs 24,40,000

Disbursed

71

Investees

76%

Repayments

Wassan's work has helped us to reach out to tribal farmers from the remote areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

- Rang De

Accessing credit from banks during the lockdown period has been very difficult in the tribal area. In these trying times, our partnership with Rang De has provided relief.

- Dr. M L Sanyasi Rao, Regional Program Manager, Wassan

Ushamath Mahila Mahasangh

Uttarakhand
Partner since 2019

About

UMM works with women SHG groups in the remotest parts of Uttarakhand. To stop the tremendous migration of people from this region, UMM works to build self-sufficient entrepreneurs from the community.

Impact Narrative

The difficult terrain and extreme weather of Uttarakhand makes it an arduous task for the people of the state to access financial services. The partnership between Rang De and UMM works towards bridging this gap.

Rs 43,90,000

Disbursed

127

Investees

78%

Repayments

UMM works to provide financial inclusion in the most remote parts of Uttarakhand by empowering the entrepreneurs. Rang De's loans provide the much needed credit access in the region.

- Rang De

We have partnered with Rang De to ensure financial inclusion to the most excluded communities of Uttarakhand.

- UMM

Harsha Trust

Orissa
Partner since 2020

About

Harsha Trust works collaboratively with NGOs, government and corporations to enable small and marginal farmers to increase their income. It primarily implements grassroots development projects for sustainable natural resource/enterprise-based livelihood generation and better health of communities.

Impact Narrative

With institutional credit drying up, Rang De has joined forces with Harsha Trust to provide small and marginal farmers interest free loans to purchase seeds and fertilisers for the Kharif season.

Rs 3,69,26,000

Disbursed

2186

Investees

100%

Repayments

Harsha Trust has been a great partner during this time of crisis, and have opened the doors to many more meaningful partnerships, enabling us to reach a large number of farmers.

- Rang De

The credit need among our community members is immediate. The timely credit from Rang De will help the farmers to grow the Kharif crop to their full capacity ensuring income and nutrition in their household during this time of uncertainty.

- Kallul Bora, Executive Director, Harsha Trust

VILD Foundation

Karnataka
Partner since 2019

About

VILD Foundation has been working to improve the socio-economic status of communities through formation and promotion of SHGs, microcredit and facilitating income generation activities. Presently they facilitate around 311 SHGs covering 90 villages & 6 towns in Mysore district.

Impact Narrative

Rang De loans are enabling street vendors, farmers and micro entrepreneurs in rural Mysore to build and grow their businesses.

Rs 14,35,000

Disbursed

85

Investees

96%

Repayments

VILD's strong leadership and field presence is what makes them a legendary organisation in the development sector.

- Rang De

Rang De's concern towards excluded communities is reflected in the interest rates that are offered to the borrowers.

- N Mahadevswamy, Senior Manager, VILD

Sakhi Samudaya Kosh

Maharashtra
Partner since 2019

About

SSK works to enable alternative entrepreneurship among agrarian communities in drought-prone areas of Maharashtra. They train women and girls belonging to low income households in entrepreneurship, financial and digital literacy, leadership and business development, and also provide access to credit, technology and markets.

Impact Narrative

Rang De has partnered with SSK to provide women leaders in the community with access to affordable and timely credit.

Rs 1,15,25,500

Disbursed

388

Investees

90%

Repayments

SSK curates the finest entrepreneurs of Solapur through their WELI program. We're honoured to support these first time women entrepreneurs with access to credit.

- Rang De

Customized loan products with affordable interest rates and long repayment tenures help the women entrepreneurs in our community to reinvest their income and expand their business turnover.

- Amar Shrimal, Chief Operations Officer, SSK

Rajasthan Mahila Kalyan Mandal

Rajasthan
Partner since 2019

About

RMKM began working in the field of disability and rehabilitation in 1988, but has expanded to support the children and women of Rajasthan in many ways. RMKM works to create empowered women entrepreneurs by providing them with access to education, health services and credit.

Impact Narrative

Credit is virtually inaccessible to the women entrepreneurs in Rajasthan. The Rang De loans are designed to empower these women to start and grow their businesses.

Rs 37,05,000

Disbursed

80

Investees

100%

Repayments

The focus on empowering women and children, along with the alignment in our mission, makes RMKM a perfect fit as a Rang De partner.

- Rang De

Rang De works with the same mission as ours - upliftment and welfare of the poor, backward and the specially abled, leading to their respectful and dignified life in the society.

- Nanu Lal Prajapati, Head of Livelihoods project, RMKM
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