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 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

Satyamev Jayate Spotlights Awaaz.De for Government Transparency

Satyamev Jayate is Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's popular Indian television show profiling important and often taboo social issues affecting India. It is one of India's most popular shows, viewed by 80 million Indians on television and is one of the most watched television shows ever on the Internet (per Youtube views). We are proud of … Continue reading Satyamev Jayate Spotlights Awaaz.De for Government Transparency

Streams for government transparency and citizen's rights

Starting a couple months back, a number of Streams started sprouting up in Bihar, AP, and Maharashtra, created by organizations we hadn't heard of. Without our knowing or intervention, these groups set up and began broadcasting information regarding India's NREGA program (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) in their local communities. We were both … Continue reading Streams for government transparency and citizen's rights

Event Management With Streams

Earlier this year, The Economic Times hosted its annual Power of Ideas event at IIM-Ahemdabad. Power of Ideas (POI) is India’s largest entrepreneurship development program. It seeks to create a culture of innovation in the country by encouraging individuals with a business idea and connecting them with relevant mentors and investors. Awaaz.De helped the POI … Continue reading Event Management With Streams

Anganwadi Stream

Neetaben is an Anganwadi (pre-school) program coordinator at Manav Sadnha. One of her struggles is communicating with the 80+ Anganwadi teachers she manages, who work in different slums across Ahmedabad. These ladies mostly have no email addresses, speak Gujarati, and have limited experience with SMS. Typically, Neetaben would dispatch written circulares (telegrams) hand-delivered to coordinate and communicate about … Continue reading Anganwadi Stream

Avaaj Otalo Adds To Our Traditional Farm Practices

Babubhai Keraliya is one of Avaaj Otalo's early adopters. He farms 20 acres in Rajkot district in Gujarat, and farms cotton, castor, groundnut, cumin, and more. He is an advanced farmer, but as he shares in this interview, has improved his farming practices through using AO. Babubhai explains how he used to rely on practices … Continue reading Avaaj Otalo Adds To Our Traditional Farm Practices

Avaaj Otalo Helps Farmer Conserve Seeds and Water

Okhiben is a regular Avaaj Otalo user living in Nanol village, Tharsad taluka (block), Banaskantha district. She grows grows cumin (jeeru), mustard (raido), and castor (divela) on her 9-acre farm. We recently interviewed her about her experience using Avaaj Otalo. She reported that AO helped her improve her cumin planting and water application technique. She … Continue reading Avaaj Otalo Helps Farmer Conserve Seeds and Water