Literacy Neutral Family Planning Tool

Literacy Neutral Family Planning Tool

Literacy Neutral Family Planning Tool The rapid population growth in many developing nations has been attributed to the poor knowledge on family planning among women. In many parts of the world the subject has been considered taboo and sensitive because of cultural reasons. A testable prototype for an intuitive, literacy-neutral, audio and video based mobile family planning information service was designed. The mobile service addresses the challenge women, especially non-literate women, face in accessing family planning information to educate themselves. Funding and Partners The project was funded by TEKES, a public Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. Project was jointly executed in partnership with M4ID, Finland. The service enables a woman to:  access image, audio and video guided information on family planning and contraceptive methods in the click of a  button.  freely educate themselves at their own discretion  record and send questions to Community Health Workers (CHW) who respond to the sender via a recorded  message  follow CHWs for information updates on the services provided  scan a picture within a family planning brochure using the phone’s camera, to automatically retrieve audio/video  content relating to the topic depicted by...
Swasthya Samvedana Sena

Swasthya Samvedana Sena

Swasthya Samvedana Sena The SWASTHYA SAMVEDANA SENA project intends to support front line health workers by giving them a mobile based tool that puts a wealth of vernacular health information in their hands. The interactive health content covers a range of topics – from infant and adolescent health to pre or postnatal health. As the health workers uses the tool in their everyday discussions and meetings with women in their communities, the administration is able to track and monitor their activity, using a web based dashboard, to draw valuable insights from them. This concept serves a two way purpose of education of health workers which will in turn benefit the rural population and at same time enable effective back end monitoring by the district to carry out adequate physical interventions on ground based on...
Krishi Darshan

Krishi Darshan

Krishi Darshan A brief overview Krishi Darshan (Hindi: कृषि दर्शन) is an Indian television program on Doordarshan aimed at disseminating agricultural information to rural, farming audiences. It commenced on January 26, 1967 and is one of the longest running programs on Indian television. This application will enable Indian farmers to connect with Krishi Darshan program on Doordarshan and ask their questions related to farming and get the answers through the television program. Download for...
Community Radio – Radio Saathi

Community Radio – Radio Saathi

Community Radio – Radio Saathi We, at MixORG, have created a Digital Learning Platform for Training of Community Radio Reporters. This is an Android mobile application for multimedia-based training for individuals interested in running a community radio station or already running one. The App is available in public domain (Radio Saathi) for free use with licensing of content as creative commons (CC-SA). It consists of 6 comprehensive self-learning modules designed for beginners in Community Radio Stations, followed by exercises and quizzes for each module. It further allows for customization at the CR station level by adding / modifying the existing modules and including profiles of members. Designed with audio-visual features useful for people with low or no literacy skills this mobile application has features like offline access to content, analytics, quizzes, and assignments. It will be helpful in engaging more people in CRS operations, as it will impart training on CR basics to them. For a detailed report of the project click here. For more information on this project, please contact Disha at disha@mixorg.com To download the content for the Radio Saathi app, click here or to get the video content for the app on a micro-SD card, write to...