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Read, view and listen to our stories from the ground and our cutting-edge work towards equipping people to bring positive changes in their lives.

Read, view and listen to our stories from the ground and our cutting-edge work towards equipping people to bring positive changes in their lives.

admin 1 January 2020

Read, view and listen to our stories from the ground and our cutting-edge work towards equipping people to bring positive changes in their lives.

admin 1 January 2020

Read, view and listen to our stories from the ground and our cutting-edge work towards equipping people to bring positive changes in their lives.

admin 1 January 2020

92 से भी ज्यादा दिन गुजर चुके हैं और होंडा संविदा कर्मचारी अपना आंदोलन जारी रखे हुए हैं. प्रबंधन को न तो उनके श्रम की परवाह है ना ही मांगों. ग्रामवाणी की टीम इन श्रमिकों से बात करने पहुंची है,…

admin 23 December 2020

Read what we heard and responded to on Shramik Vaani, our migrant workers’ platform, during India’s lockdown.

admin 23 December 2020

Gram Vaani is the technical partner of Kahi Ankahi Baatein, an infoline run by CREA with the support of other organisations, that provides to information on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

admin 29 December 2020

Young people have many questions on their body, relationships, their identities and safer sex. CREA’s Kahi Ankahi Baatein is a Hindi/English, 24X7 infoline that answers these questions in a safe, non-judgmental way.

admin 29 December 2020

Know more about IVRS service specifically for persons with disabilities developed in collaboration with Enable India – Namma Vaani in Karnataka, and Hamaari Vaani in Hindi-speaking states.

admin 29 December 2020

मोबाइलवाणी के जरिए लोग ना केवल अपनी बात रिकॉर्ड कर रहे हैं बल्कि उन्हें उन लोगों तक पहुंचा रहे हैं जो सीधे सत्ता और प्रशासन से संबंध रखते हैं. यह आप सुन सकते, बोल सकते हैं और पूरी दुनिया तक अपनी बात पहुंचा सकते हैं.

admin 29 December 2020

Women share how they are able to express themselves, get support for livelihood and social security issues through #MeriAwaazMeriPehchaan.

admin 8 January 2021

Infotainment empowers! Listen to Pooja Kumari who shares that she stopped her friend's forced #earlymarriage by calling 1098.

admin 8 January 2021

लेखक- दीपक कुमार- समस्तीपुर कोरोना महामारी और लॉक डाउन से आई आर्थिक मंदी ने लाखों कामगारों को घर वापस लौटने के लिए मजबूर किया, कुछ खुश किसमत मजदूरों को घर लौट कर काम मिल गया लेकिन मजदूरों की बड़ी आबादी…

admin 8 January 2021

Immunization of children in India is a task that involves a range of frontline workers, including the Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHAs)

admin 7 April 2021

#NotStatusQuo drew attention to systemizing temporary systems put in place during the lockdown & subsequent months to improve social security and welfare delivery in India. The report covers PDS, DBT, rural banking & worker documentation.

admin 12 April 2021

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.

admin 14 April 2021

Since 2012, Mobile Vaani has been reaching thousands of people in India’s vast hinterlands with news, views and information about health, banking, education, sanitation, sexuality, agriculture, government policies, etc.

admin 14 April 2021

Some 50 kilometres from Delhi – in Sonipat, Haryana – Surendar, a farmer, is wondering what to do about his lemon trees that have perished.

admin 14 April 2021

Earlier this year, we wrote about what we learnt from working with partners to build gender equitable and healthy societies by using information and communication technologies.

admin 14 April 2021

There is growing concern that even though rapid progress in the development of many technologies has produced positive outcomes, there have also been significant harmful effects as well.

admin 28 April 2021

Elevating the collective voice of digital financial services (DFS) consumers can give them more say and more power in the financial sector.

admin 16 May 2021

The garments sector workers were more severely hit than the others with 20 per cent workers saying their earnings dropped by more than Rs 2,000 per month.

admin 16 May 2021

Not all jobs lost during the lockdown have come back. From Gram Vaani’s work with informal and registered workers across industries in north and south India during and after the lockdown

admin 16 May 2021

Often the sole source of income for rural households, NREGA has been plagued with issues during the pandemic. Insights from the ground explain why.

admin 16 May 2021

Tuplal Das’ clear voice rings out in Hindi. After greeting his audience, he introduces himself as a member of Lahanti

admin 16 May 2021

कोविड संकट और लॉकडाउन ने हमारे समाज की उन बुनियादी आवाश्यकताओं की कमर तोड़ दी है, जिनके बारे में समाज का रईस तबका बात तक नहीं करता।

admin 16 May 2021

#NotStatusQuo drew attention to systemizing temporary systems put in place during the lockdown & subsequent months to improve social security and welfare delivery in India. The report covers PDS, DBT, rural banking & worker documentation.

admin 26 May 2021

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.

admin 26 May 2021

Since 2012, Mobile Vaani has been reaching thousands of people in India’s vast hinterlands with news, views and information about health, banking, education, sanitation, sexuality, agriculture, government policies, etc.

admin 26 May 2021

Some 50 kilometres from Delhi – in Sonipat, Haryana – Surendar, a farmer, is wondering what to do about his lemon trees that have perished.

admin 26 May 2021

Two women-led unions in Tamil Nadu are using Gram Vaani’s IVR platforms to push for greater participation and accountability of Gram Sabha meetings, where citizens discuss their problems and needs and decide on ways to use available resources.

admin 26 May 2021

Two women-led unions in Tamil Nadu are using Gram Vaani’s IVR platforms to push for greater participation and accountability of Gram Sabha meetings, where citizens discuss their problems and needs and decide on ways to use available resources.

admin 26 May 2021

Two women-led unions in Tamil Nadu are using Gram Vaani’s IVR platforms to push for greater participation and accountability of Gram Sabha meetings, where citizens discuss their problems and needs and decide on ways to use available resources.

admin 26 May 2021

Two women-led unions in Tamil Nadu are using Gram Vaani’s IVR platforms to push for greater participation and accountability of Gram Sabha meetings, where citizens discuss their problems and needs and decide on ways to use available resources.

admin 26 May 2021

Two women-led unions in Tamil Nadu are using Gram Vaani’s IVR platforms to push for greater participation and accountability of Gram Sabha meetings, where citizens discuss their problems and needs and decide on ways to use available resources.

admin 26 May 2021

India reached a new low in the Global Hunger Index rankings since it began in 2000. The country ranked 102 (out of 117 qualifying countries), lagging behind its south Asian neighbours.

admin 26 May 2021

कोरोना महामारी और लॉक डाउन से आई आर्थिक मंदी ने लाखों कामगारों को घर वापस लौटने के लिए मजबूर किया, कुछ खुश किसमत मजदूरों को घर लौट कर काम मिल गया लेकिन मजदूरों की बड़ी आबादी तालाबंदी खुलने के बाद काम की तलाश करती रही.

admin 26 May 2021

लॉकडाउन के ऐलान के साथ ही देश के लगभग 32 करोड़ छात्र-छात्राओं को स्कूल-कॉलेज जाने से रोक दिया गया था. सरकार ने ऐलान किया था कि स्कूल-कॉलेज उनके लिए ऑनलाइन शिक्षा का इंतजाम करें.

admin 26 May 2021

We are excited to announce that Gram Vaani, in collaboration with Dvara Research, University of Montreal, and Tika Vaani has been selected for the

admin 26 May 2021

India has the highest number of maternal deaths in the world, an estimated 44,000 deaths every year. Despite 75% decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio in India between 1990 and 2015, the maternal health crisis is far from over.

admin 27 May 2021

Our community engagement technologies can be useful for micro-finance organizations to reach out to their customers and remain updated on their problems, to offer prompt service.

admin 27 May 2021

Did you know that the famous Sesame Street program has an Indian version as well? It is called Galli Galli Sim Sim, and is telecast regularly on Pogo and other kids channels.

admin 27 May 2021

Janani Swasthya Sewa is an infoline designed specially for young married women on reproductive health issues such as contraception,

admin 27 May 2021

JEEViKA Mobile Vaani provides rural women information on maternal dietary diversity and complementary feeding practices. It reinforces messages on nutrition that these women hear in their SHGs and seeks to create more conversations in the household on this topic to hasten the adoption of these healthy practices.

admin 27 May 2021

Government grievance redressal services are complicated and centralised, putting them out of reach and relevance of citizens in rural areas. They were built to keep ‘middlemen’ out, but end up making it harder for citizens to access grievance redressal and for social workers to help them with the process.

admin 27 May 2021

Mobile phones have become instrumental in global efforts to drive awareness and encourage behaviour change to build equitable societies across the world.

admin 27 May 2021

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.

admin 27 May 2021

OnionDev provides a voice-based interactive media platform to underserved populations in developing regions, accessible for free through low-end feature phones, enabling even marginalised populations to access information from which they are otherwise excluded.

admin 2 June 2021

Through the UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy: Improved Livelihoods in a Digital World, this case study is part of a series highlighting how inclusive digital solutions can help people with low skills or low literacy levels use technology in ways that support skills development and, ultimately, improve livelihoods

admin 2 June 2021

Our investor, Digital News Ventures, have written a fantastic article in their newsletter about Mobile Vaani. Original source here.

admin 13 June 2021

Despite the efforts of frontline health workers and programmes by governments to boost immunization of children, there are several issues that make this difficult. Read how Tika Vaani attempts to remedy these issues through digitization of immunization data.

admin 12 August 2021

Over 100k people in rural India accessed verified info on #coronavirus and received support on relief measures through Mobile Vaani, as part of the Verified initiative by UN and Purpose

admin 16 August 2021

When India was in lockdown in Mar-May 2020, livestock farmers struggled to feed their animals. A ground report with the famers’ experiences.

admin 16 August 2021