MobileActive.org, one of the best websites on mobile phone projects, has done a big story on Gaon Ki Awaaz.

The story, headlined Gaon Ki Awaaz: News alerts for rural villagers, notes:

One call can bring news to hundreds in rural villages in India. Gaon Ki Awaaz, which means “Village Voice” in the Avhadi language, sends out twice-daily news calls to subscribers directly over their mobile phones. Launched in December 2009, the project recently expanded to 250 subscribers spread over 20 villages.

Read the full report.

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