Gaon Ki Awaaz is India’s first mobile news and information service developed for rural India. It uses a mobile phone to provide information that is relevant to villagers; it is about them, by them and for them; and is in a language that they can understand.
- Gaon Ki Awaaz enables villagers to learn what is happening in their, and surrounding, villages
- This includes information about welfare schemes about which they were unaware or had vague knowledge of
- They are better informed, and can take more educated decisions
- They can improve or/and enrich their lives