Impact & Case Studies

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 of events that resulted in a…

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 community there did not provide space…

Gram Vaani on Amazing Indians, TimesNow!

Gram Vaani on Amazing Indians, TimesNow!

Our work on Jharkhand Mobile Vaani was covered under the Amazing Indians program on Times Now! Watch the video to learn our story, and the stories of those who use Mobile Vaani.

Campaign to discuss income inequality

Campaign to discuss income inequality

We see the inequality in income in India every day of our lives. We also see the inequality between rural and urban areas. Hear what the people have to say about it — why does this inequality persist despite several…

Gram Vaani sets up Relief Newslines in Uttrakhand

Gram Vaani sets up Relief Newslines in Uttrakhand

CNN-IBN covered Gram Vaani’s Citizen Relief News Lines in Uttrakhand. Watch the video here. Cloudburst and flash floods have devastated lives and property in Uttrakhand. While the rescue operations and relief work have been stepped up, thousands still remain stranded across…

Campaign against early marriage

Campaign against early marriage

Breakthrough and Gram Vaani worked together in Jharkhand to discuss the community’s feelings towards early marriage — why it still happens, what are its affects on girls, what are its affects on boys, secondary education, and other aspects. The campaign…

Mobile Vaani campaign on the women reservations bill

Mobile Vaani campaign on the women reservations bill

In partnership with Oxfam, we ran a campaign for the women reservations bill in Feb 2014. The main touch points were: – Are equal rights for women linked to peace, prosperity, human development and democracy? How? – What is the…

Mobile Vaani campaign on violence against women

Mobile Vaani campaign on violence against women

In partnership with Oxfam, we ran a long campaign on Mobile Vaani on violence against women. Some of the main touch points were: – Where is violence inflicted on women? Why? Who are the main perpetrators? – What forms does…

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