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झारखंड मोबाइल वाणी ने चलाया कैंपेन, कई सच आये सामने

Regional media of Jharkhand PNN7 covers the realities unearthed by our ‘Campaign on Education’ on the Mobile Vaani network. Read the original source here. रांची (पीएनएन7 संवाददाता)। झारखंड में शिक्षा की नीति पूरी तरह ध्वस्त हो गयी है। किसी भी योजना…

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…

A social media platform for the rural masses

The Mint has covered Mobile Vaani! Original source here. Is Facebook really for the masses? What about people who don’t have Internet access or are illiterate? Which network covers them? This is potentially a bigger user base that is still…

A mobile radio network for the rural poor

Our investor, Digital News Ventures, have written a fantastic article in their newsletter about Mobile Vaani. Original source here. Communities understand the development issues they face better than anyone. This simple philosophy guides the work of Delhi-based social tech company…

Launch of the Merck for Mothers program

Launch of the Merck for Mothers program

Gram Vaani and the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood have been funded to build a novel quality-of-care checklist program in Jharkhand, to bring accountability to health services provided by public and private providers. This is a global program funded…

Catch Every Drop: Voices from Gram Vaani | The Alternative

Read/listen to what rural India has to say about water conversation — practices they follow, problems they face, and community driven solutions invented by them. This was done in partnership with The Alternative. Reproducing the text: Catch Every Drop: Voices…

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…

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,…

JMR on Gaon Connection

Our friends at Gaon Connection in UP wrote a fantastic article about JMV. Original here