Activities on Mobile Vaani

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…

What is up with the water?

What is up with the water?

The story so far Jharkand, a state in northern India, has been facing rapidly reducing ground-water levels.  In 2010 the state’s groundwater directorate reported that it’s water tabled fell by 15% in the span of of one year (2009-2010). There…

Understanding the reality of rural healthcare

Understanding the reality of rural healthcare

Improving health in rural areas is a major point of concern in today’s development agenda. In India poor health availability is a striking problem with over three-fourth of the country living in rural regions where there is limited access to…

Our Theory of Change

Our Theory of Change

At Gram Vaani, we believe in using appropriate technology and people driven processes to build participatory media networks that can empower communities. Our Theory of Change has organically evolved from the ground up and is based on our experience of…

Listen to Mobile Vaani live

Now you can listen to Mobile Vaani live on our new website, and also check out options to advertise and run behaviour change campaigns on the network. Drop us a message and we will get back in touch with you…

The Mobile Vaani Connect Network

The Mobile Vaani Connect Network

We think of Mobile Vaani as a social social media platform for rural areas, ie. a social media platform meant for social development. This indeed captures our vision and motivation. The Mobile Vaani network not only enables over 800,000 households…