Impact & Case Studies

Campaign for free medicines

Campaign for free medicines

On the 2012 independence day, Hon’ble prime minister Manmohan Singh promised the availability of free medicines for various treatments, but it was reported to us by Oxfam that the scheme never made its way to the grassroots. We ran a…

Article in The Hindu on Seven Sisters Project

Article in The Hindu on Seven Sisters Project

A phone call away Hansika Chopra The Seven Sisters Project, aimed at bridging the information gap in the north-eastern States, uses the mobile phone to record stories on issues that concern and interest people of the region “We came to…

Say What ‘You’ Need to Say

Say What ‘You’ Need to Say

Where would it have happened that an unknown person from Jharkhand could question the Union minister of Education? We made this possible through our technology. Download our case study on education campaign conducted by OurSay in partnership with Gram Vaani. Read…

New Mass Media: Community Radio

New Mass Media: Community Radio

Citizen News Network writes how Gram Vaani’s Relief News lines at community radios in flood affected regions of Uttrakhand is promoting citizen journalism. Read the original source here. Today’s South Asian alternative media are thumping the issues of disaster management,…

Community Radio gives voice to Uttarakhand victims

Community Radio gives voice to Uttarakhand victims

Radio and Music.com writes how Gram Vaani Community Media has given voices to Uttrakhand victims. Read the original source here. MUMBAI: Heaving pouring in Uttarakhand has made the rescue operation complicated, but at this difficult time, flow of information has become…

Mobile Vaani runs campaign to review Health facilities in Jharkhand

Is the Government providing health facilities as promised? What facilities are available? How well do they function? How many people benefit from it? Why do people people prefer private healthcare over public? Are they aware of their entitlements? Many numbers…

Social media catering to the masses

IIM Ahmedabad professor and the inventor of same language subtitling, Prof Brij Kothari, has written a fantastic article about Gram Vaani in his column in the Financial Chronicle. Original source here VOCAL PROVISION: A Jharkhand Mobile Vaani volunteer demos the…

Para Teachers Mobilize State wide strike using Jharkhand Mobile Vaani

During the months of July to October 2012, Jharkhand Mobile Vaani was used extensively by Para-teachers to self-organize and use the platform to convey their demands to the government. Download the full report here. In the state of Jharkhand, Para-teachers…

Workshop on web-radio with CEMCA

Workshop on web-radio with CEMCA

Gram Vaani worked with CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Center for Asia) to organize a workshop on how educational institutions can easily set up an Internet radio station on their campus, supplemented with Mobile Vaani based interactions. The workshop was attended…