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The Genesis of Bihar Mobile Vaani

The Genesis of Bihar Mobile Vaani

When Community Manager Sultan Ahmad was planning to start a community media club in Darbhanga, he was looking for young people who could be agents of change in urban Bihar.   He noticed that the community there did not provide space…

ET rates Gram Vaani among the 14 startups to watch in 2014

ET rates Gram Vaani among the 14 startups to watch in 2014

The Economic Times has just released a rating of exciting startups to watch in 2014, and Gram Vaani is in the list! Original source here Industry: Technology for development What it offers: Gram Vaani is building the world’s first voice-based…

Gram Vaani on Amazing Indians, TimesNow!

Gram Vaani on Amazing Indians, TimesNow!

Our work on Jharkhand Mobile Vaani was covered under the Amazing Indians program on Times Now! Watch the video to learn our story, and the stories of those who use Mobile Vaani.

Amplifying women’s voices to improve quality of care

Amplifying women’s voices to improve quality of care

MSD for Mothers, a 10-year, US$500 million initiative to reduce maternal mortality, partnered with Gram Vaani and the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood to deliver its model in Jharkhand, a state with one of the highest maternal mortality rates…

Campaign to discuss income inequality

Campaign to discuss income inequality

We see the inequality in income in India every day of our lives. We also see the inequality between rural and urban areas. Hear what the people have to say about it — why does this inequality persist despite several…

Gram Vaani sets up Relief Newslines in Uttrakhand

Gram Vaani sets up Relief Newslines in Uttrakhand

CNN-IBN covered Gram Vaani’s Citizen Relief News Lines in Uttrakhand. Watch the video here. Cloudburst and flash floods have devastated lives and property in Uttrakhand. While the rescue operations and relief work have been stepped up, thousands still remain stranded across…

Audio social media gives rural communities a voice

Audio social media gives rural communities a voice

Anna from Thomson-Reuters has written a detailed article about Mobile Vaani, and spoken to several of our partners and callers to get their views as well. Original source here. Audio social media network gives rural communities a voice Date: Thu,…