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TECHNOLOGY. MEDIA. DEVELOPMENT


MOBILE VAANI: A SOCIAL SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM FOR RURAL INDIA

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MOBILE VAANI 2.0 INNOVATION CAMPAIGN

About us

We are a social tech company incubated out of IIT Delhi. We started in 2009 with the intent of reversing the flow of information, that is, to make it bottom-up instead of top-down. Using... More
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... More

LATEST NEWS AND PROJECTS

What is Mobile Vaani

Mobile Vaani is our answer to building a social media platform equivalent to Facebook/YouTube/Twitter for rural areas. We have built an intelligent IVR (interactive voice response) system that allows people to call into a... More

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... More
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... More


Helping look beyond disabilities: Namma Vaani

Helping look beyond disabilities: Namma Vaani

Namma Vaani is an IVR platform provided by Enable India. Run on Gram Vaani’s (OnionDev) Mobile Vaani platform, it caters to the information needs of persons with disabilities and has been piloted in Karnataka.... More
Something For The Mothers

Something For The Mothers

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... More

Everyday Heroes Powering the Mobile Vaani Clubs

Everyday Heroes Powering the Mobile Vaani Clubs

Meet our heroes who are creating an impact everyday in their community through Mobile Vaani. These are the citizen journalists from Mobile Vaani media clubs who have been collecting stories from the rural marginalized... More
Community Media Spurs Collective Action

Community Media Spurs Collective Action

Ganesh Mahto was one of the many unregistered internal migrants in India who died under ‘unnatural circumstances’ in 2013. Except his story was picked up and shared over Mobile Vaani (MV), causing a cascade... More

Citizen Engagement in Government Schemes

Citizen Engagement in Government Schemes

India is a country which does not see a shortage of schemes and plans for the development and well-being of its people. But most of the time, the fruits of these schemes never reach... More
Helping companies reach rural India

Helping companies reach rural India

Geographic, economic and social barriers make India’s vast rural population an untapped market waiting to be explored. Our voice based community media network connects hundreds of thousands of people in rural India and provides... More
The Genesis of Bihar Mobile Vaani

The Genesis of Bihar Mobile Vaani

When Community Manager Sultan Ahmad was planning to start a community media club in Darbhanga, he was looking for young people who could be agents of change in urban Bihar.   He noticed that the... More

GRAM VAANI'S SOLUTIONS FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT

We welcome you to use our voice-based technology solutions called vAutomate to connect with your communities, and leverage our Mobile Vaani social media network to reach remote rural communities.



We have over 80 projects in progress, spanning vAutomate technology users, information campaigns on Mobile Vaani, Mobile Vaani partners, and community radio automation using GRINS. Click on the map markings to know more.



Watch how we activate and engage new communities on Mobile Vaani


Listen to Gram Vaani's history and our vision with social media for the BoP


Learn about our vAutomate suite of voice applications