Impact & Case Studies

IVR Technology for Community Radio

IVR Technology for Community Radio

  Community radio stations (CRS) are relatively young members of the mass media community of India. In a multi-linguistic, multi-cultural and multi-religious country like India, community radios stations which serve geographic communities can be an effective mechanism that can reach…

We Connect Problems with Solutions

We Connect Problems with Solutions

If only every problem in this world gets connected to the right solution at the right time, there wouldn’t have been so many unresolved problems existing in the world. In this time, where we are at the apogee of technological…

On the Road to Change, with Oxfam

On the Road to Change, with Oxfam

When Oxfam India ran the ‘Save our medicines campaign’, collecting signatories from people across India, the campaign was also taken to a significant audience from the rural districts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh by Gram vaani, where the people…

Elected Women Representatives Use IVR for Accountability

Elected Women Representatives Use IVR for Accountability

Since the day it started operating, Gram Vaani has always strived to live its name, to be the voice of the village. The different campaigns and projects undertaken by the company is a clear indication of its aspirations. The interesting…

Helping look beyond disabilities: Namma Vaani

Helping look beyond disabilities: Namma Vaani

Namma Vaani is an IVR platform provided by Enable India. Run on Gram Vaani’s (OnionDev) Mobile Vaani platform, it caters to the information needs of persons with disabilities and has been piloted in Karnataka. His exams only a few days…

Something For The Mothers

Something For The Mothers

India has the highest number of maternal deaths in the world, an estimated 44,000 deaths every year. Despite 75% decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio in India between 1990 and 2015, the maternal health crisis is far from over. Another…

Everyday Heroes Powering the Mobile Vaani Clubs

Everyday Heroes Powering the Mobile Vaani Clubs

Meet our heroes who are creating an impact everyday in their community through Mobile Vaani. These are the citizen journalists from Mobile Vaani media clubs who have been collecting stories from the rural marginalized community they belong to, and making…

Farmers’ plea for insurance payments heard through Mobile Vaani

Farmers’ plea for insurance payments heard through Mobile Vaani

About the Mobile Vaani Impact series: Since 2012, Mobile Vaani has been reaching thousands of people in India’s vast hinterlands with news, views and information about health, banking, education, sanitation, sexuality, agriculture, government policies, etc. At the same time, the…

Community Media Spurs Collective Action

Community Media Spurs Collective Action

Ganesh Mahto was one of the many unregistered internal migrants in India who died under ‘unnatural circumstances’ in 2013. Except his story was picked up and shared over Mobile Vaani (MV), causing a cascade of events that resulted in a…