A few months ago, Rang De initiated a technology fund for farmers. It enabled them to install much-needed tech utilities on their farms. This blog summarises the need for such an initiative explained by Sanjay Vidyarthi. He is one of our social investors who pitched the idea. The collaboration resulted in the ‘Tech for Good’ fund. Sanjay Vidhyarthi in talks with the Rang De Team Here’s the story behind the intervention. Where it all started Sanjay Vidyarthi has a deep affinit
Vedmani Agro Enterprises (VAE) is an entrepreneurial venture of Kshetrimayum Vedmani Devi, a PhD, by profession and with 20 years of teaching experience in Food Science & Nutrition. VAE had a modest beginning in 2014 as a localized enterprise manufacturing home-based food products like fruit and vegetable pickles, candies, and dried items of vegetables and fruits.
They work with the local community, generally for women farmers and workers. Also with micro-level women entrep
Carved out of the foothills of the Himalayas, Chirang boasts scenic landscapes, exotic tribes, meandering rivers and rich wildlife. The name ‘Chirang’ is a Garo word that means water wealth, as ‘chi’ means water and ‘rang’ symbolizes wealth. Cradled in deep forest and vast stretches of agricultural land, the life in Chirang is quite distinctive. In Borobazar, one of the three blocks in Chirang lives Sajoni Ray. A farmer by experience and a resilient woman by choice. Sajoni Ra
March 2020, even though the virus had entered the country, citizens had not foreseen the devastation this virus would cause the world over and in our country. When the numbers started to rise in India, many countries were already in lockdown for months, and India followed suit. There was a nationwide complete lockdown for three months and restrictions started easing only by mid-June. 1.38 billion people of this country were suddenly faced with an uncertain future. But the mos