The Chinese handset maker OnePlus and RangDe.org internet-based peer-to-peer micro-lending organisation, today announced the ‘Power of One' initiative to empower women entrepreneurs on the occasion of the Joy of Giving Week, starting today.
The campaign leverages power of crowdfunding to raise affordable micro-loans for women from low-income, rural families empowering them to start or scale up their livelihood activities.
The ‘Power of One' represents the power of the OnePlus fans community. Millions of OnePlus fans will come together to positively impact the lives of hundreds of India's lesser privileged women across the country in their quest to fulfil their aspirations of being independent and thereby having a better chance of securing their
As a token of appreciation, OnePlus will give away OnePlus 2 invites to individuals making a ‘social investment' through the ‘Power of One' campaign.
Ramakrishna NK, Co-founder and CEO, Rang De says "At Rang De we believe that poverty needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency. The team at Rang De and our social investor community will never settle unless we make a breakthrough here. We found in OnePlus a fantastic alignment of values and we are so grateful for this
Vikas Agarwal, General Manager - India, OnePlus, said "OnePlus has always been a brand that is inspired and driven by its community. It is the power of our community and their support that has helped us reach where we are today, just over a span of 9 months in India. The ‘Power of One' initiative is an innovative attempt to spread
awareness and support women entrepreneurs as they strive to make a difference to their own and their families' lives."
During the Joy of Giving Week (October 5th to 10th), 25 lucky ‘social investors' will be selected each day and awarded a OnePlus 2 invite. In addition, invites will also be given to top 250 contributors who have made the highest amount of ‘social investment' at the end of the campaign.