Impact & Case Studies

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…

Indian community radio stations using GRINS

GRINS has become the de-facto automation system for community radio stations in India. See the chart below to know who is using GRINS.   Station Name State District Block Bol Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Ranga Reddy Radio Sangham Hyderabad Begumpet…

Future of higher education

Oursay has partnered with Gram Vaani to get inputs from Mobile Vaani in the voices of rural India of what people want from higher education. The questions will be put up in front of Shashi Tharoor, and answered over a…

Various uses of Gram Vaani’s vSurvey technology

Various uses of Gram Vaani’s vSurvey technology

Our vSurvey solution to run voice-based surveys of communities has found some very interesting uses. Here is what our partners have to say about it: Jon, from Inventure InVenture is a mobile technology company facilitating financial inclusion through simple mobile…

Ear to the Ground, featured in The Hindu

Sarita Brara wrote a fantastic article about Mobile Vaani in The Hindu. Original source here Ear to the ground Sarita Brara April 8, 2013 Jharkhand’s mobile radio is connecting rural citizens to utilities and entertainment Om Pandey of Dihira village,…

IVR systems for visually impaired people

IVR systems for visually impaired people

IIT Delhi student Piyush Agarwal pioneered a new use of IVR systems, for visually impaired people. With our partner, Score Foundation, Piyush ran an IVR quiz and feedback program on Score’s radio show called Eyeway. We found that engagement grew…

Galli Galli Sim Sim campaign

With our partners, Sesame Workshop, we ran a 4 month long Galli Galli Sim Sim feature for school children. Kids loved listening to Chamki and her antics, participated in a poetry competition, and told us what they liked about the…

Close-the-gap campaign, on gender equality

With our partners Oxfam and Oursay, we are together running the Close The Gap campaign on gender equality. Does a gap exists? How did it come about? And how can it be removed? These are some questions we put up…