Data Collection Through Audio Podcasts

Awaaz.De is pleased to announce it is a recipient of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 15th Round Grand Challenges Exploration award. The 59 winners from 16 countries were selected in a blinded and champion-based review process from an applicant pool of over 1,100 applicants from 91 countries. The awarded projects were selected for their … Continue reading Data Collection Through Audio Podcasts

Intern Speak: Two young grad students describe their journey with Awaaz.De

At Awaaz.De we are always welcoming new ideas and new people interested in making a difference through technology. Awaaz.De is also playing a major role in cultivating the startup ecosystem in Ahmedabad. So when Anmol and Shoghi, grad students from Ahmedabad University, expressed their interest in working with us and learning about making a positive … Continue reading Intern Speak: Two young grad students describe their journey with Awaaz.De

Awaaz.De and Sesame Workshop India partner to build Healthy Futures for Children and Communities

“Information and communications technologies (ICTs) can play a critical role in improving health care for individuals and communities.” HealthConnect International  ICTs are proving to be highly effective instruments for addressing major problems, and improving and enhancing human capabilities. The global Mobile Health or more popularly known mHealth movement has gathered substantial momentum over the last … Continue reading Awaaz.De and Sesame Workshop India partner to build Healthy Futures for Children and Communities

Awaaz.De's Neil Patel engages with Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs at Entrepreneurial Gateway

Awaaz.De Co-Founder and CEO, Neil Patel spoke at Ahmedabad University's Workshop "Entrepreneurial Gateway Workshop For Next Gen & Start Up Entrepreneurs". The workshop was hosted by Venture Studio a startup incubator at Ahmedabad University in association with Stanford Design School and EMBA Program Amrut Mody School of Management. The hosts extended a special invitation to Neil to … Continue reading Awaaz.De's Neil Patel engages with Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs at Entrepreneurial Gateway

Awaaz.De provides IVRS platform for Mahila Housing SEWA Trust

Beginning in early 2015, Mahila Housing Sewa Trust (MHT), a NGO founded in Ahmedabad, engaged Awaaz.De as technology partner. MHT works for water access, sanitation and equal housing in 200 urban slum areas all over Ahmedabad. Awaaz.De worked with MHT to integrate Streams, our group voice messaging service, with MHT's housing board project that entails payment … Continue reading Awaaz.De provides IVRS platform for Mahila Housing SEWA Trust

Connected for the greater good: Awaaz.De sets up a Free helpline for Platelet Donors

On June 4th 2015, a Platelet Donors Helpline was launched by Mr. Khushroo Poacha the founder of IndianBloodDonors.com. Awaaz.De is proud to be the technology partner for PlateletDonors.org. This helpline is free of cost and serves, to quickly and easily, connect platelet donors and patients seeking platelet transfusion. Platelet donation is a lifesaving procedure for … Continue reading Connected for the greater good: Awaaz.De sets up a Free helpline for Platelet Donors

Let's talk Startups : Awaaz.De at SAP-CIIE Accelerator launch at IIM Ahmedabad

Neil Patel, Co-founder & CEO, Awaaz.De was invited as a panelist for the session titled "Perspectives on leveraging IoT and Hyper Connectedness for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship (India & Asia)" at the SAP-CIIE Accelerator launch at the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship at the IIM Ahmedabad on May 27th. The Accelerator is an ambitious … Continue reading Let's talk Startups : Awaaz.De at SAP-CIIE Accelerator launch at IIM Ahmedabad

Awaaz.De Raises Angel Round To Strengthen Outreach and Impact

Awaaz.De is pleased to announce we have a raised Rs.60L angel round, facilitated by our incubator CIIE, from investors Samir Shah, Mr. Varun Aggarwal and Dr. Vijay Aggarwal. For the last five years Awaaz.De has developed mobile solutions leveraging the power of voice for organizations working in health, finance, education, agriculture, labour and much more. … Continue reading Awaaz.De Raises Angel Round To Strengthen Outreach and Impact

The Humanitarians of the Digital Age- Digital response and activism in the Nepal earthquake crisis

Natural disasters and calamities can have devastating consequences depending on their intensity.  However, the preparedness of the people and communities, Governments, private and public actors that it affects can also determine the gravity of the consequences. In a time of rapidly changing climate and an increased frequency of natural disasters, it is imperative for countries … Continue reading The Humanitarians of the Digital Age- Digital response and activism in the Nepal earthquake crisis

Impact Evaluation: Awaaz.De Is A Cost-Effective Intervention

Over three years ago, researchers at Harvard Business School and Centre for Microfinance launched a large-scale, long-term study on the impact of Awaaz.De on farmers in Gujarat. 1,200 farmers in two districts are participants in the study, with a treatment group having access to Avaaj Otalo and a control group not given access. They published a … Continue reading Impact Evaluation: Awaaz.De Is A Cost-Effective Intervention