Category: In The News

Sourcing weather info from fishermen

Gram Vaani is proud to be collaborating with Radio Monsoon, in partnership with the University of Sussex. Original link Rasheed Kappan, Bangalore, March 26, 2014, DHNS: How about a system…

Mobilizing grassroots campaigns using IVRS

Aparna's article on campaigns on Mobile Vaani has been published in Educomm, by the Commonwealth of Learning. Congrats Aparna! Original link Mobile Vaani is a novel voice-based communication platform through…

Ruralcall starts new Mobile Vaani network in MP

Ramkrishna Sameriya, founder of Rural Call, has started a Mobile Vaani network in Harda, MP. This steadily increases the count of Mobile Vaani partners who are using the platform in…

Mobile Vaani talks, on Civil Society

Chetna from Civil Society has written a fantastic article about Mobile Vaani. Original source here. People living in urban areas may not react to “Johar! Mobile Vaani mein aapka swagat…

Social media and healthcare in rural India

Kapil Khandelwal has written a fantastic column on how social media can be used to improve healthcare, and used Jharkhand Mobile Vaani as a case study. Read the original here,…

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…