Impact & Case Studies

Answering questions on sexuality through Kahi Ankahi Baatein

Answering questions on sexuality through Kahi Ankahi Baatein

Young people have many questions on their body, relationships, their identities and safer sex, which are, unfortunately, taboo subjects to talk about in India. CREA’s Kahi Ankahi Baatein is a Hindi/English, 24X7 infoline that answers these questions in a safe,…

For healthier mothers, with Janani Swasthya Sewa

For healthier mothers, with Janani Swasthya Sewa

MAMTA’s Janani Swasthya Sewa is an infoline designed specially for young married women on reproductive health issues such as contraception, birth spacing and pre- and post-natal care. It is also used by ASHA workers (frontline health workers) in Rajasthan and Uttar…

Enable Vaani: a social network for people with disabilities

Enable Vaani: a social network for people with disabilities

In collaboration with Enable India, we developed an IVRS service specifically for persons with disabilities – Namma Vaani in Karnataka, and Hamaari Vaani in Hindi-speaking states. In less than 2 years, this popular ‘social network’ has been used by over…

Encourage communities to end early marriage with Breakthrough

Encourage communities to end early marriage with Breakthrough

Gram Vaani collaborated with Breakthrough to interact with families and young people in Jharkhand – where 1 in 2 girls in the 15-18 age group is married – to call for an end to early marriage. Over 15,000 users called and participated…

Our view on the use of ICTs for development

Our view on the use of ICTs for development

ICTs for development have evolved through several stages. The very first stage in the mid-2000s was marked with hyped optimism that merely provisioning technology could work wonders by democratizing communication. However, the late 2000s forced a reality check with the…

OnionDev in a GSMA casestudy

OnionDev in a GSMA casestudy

We are very proud that the GSMA has published a case study and blog about our work. This reinforces our vision of using the mass reach created by Mobile Vaani to build a marketplace of life impacting value added services…