• How to Use AI to Prototype and Test Digital Audio for Community Outreach: A Hands-On 3-Step Guide

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing a wide range of industries and areas, including those you might not initially consider. In this article, we present an innovative approach to employing AI to prototype and test digital audio content for grassroots organizations working with marginalized populations in the global South.

  • Empowering Rural Women in Pakistan: Audiopedia and Aurat Raaji's Innovative Listening Parties

    Audiopedia Foundation joined forces with Aurat Raaji, a Pakistani NGO, in a groundbreaking project financed by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen). This collaboration aimed to empower rural women in Sindh, Pakistan by providing them with digital literacy training and access to vital information. At the core of this project was the concept of listening parties or listening groups, which helped bridge the gap between digital content and rural communities.

  • How to Bring Audiopedia to Your Community: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Empowering communities with vital knowledge is now more accessible than ever with Audiopedia. Whether you're an individual or an organization, you can quickly and easily provide your community with life-changing information through various Audiopedia content access methods. This article will guide you through the different ways you can access and disseminate Audiopedia content, so you can start making a difference today.

  • 10 Compelling Reasons Why Organizations Should Use Audiopedia to Empower Marginalized Women

    Empowering marginalized women is a crucial step towards achieving gender equality and sustainable development. Audiopedia, our groundbreaking, UN-endorsed digital tool, is designed to bridge the knowledge gap for women in need. 

  • 10 Donors Supporting Digital Education for Marginalized Communities

    NGOs and CBOs (community-based organizations) play a critical role in addressing the needs of marginalized populations around the world. However, these organizations often struggle to attract funding to support their work. One way to overcome this challenge is to harness the power of digital technologies, such as Audiopedia.

  • What is Audiopedia?

    Health and nutrition education programs are usually targeted at women, as they are traditionally seen as the primary caregivers. Yet 500 million women worldwide are still illiterate. Such numbers make it ever so necessary for a sustainable and adaptable strategy to deliver information to excluded communities that do not depend on the printed language. Audiopedia addresses this challenge.

  • What is Narrowcasting?

    While broadcasting is the transmission of information to a large group of people and geographic area for instance through radio or television, narrow-casting targets a much more select, defined group and can be done fully offline through devices such as solar audio players or loudspeakers. 

  • Using Canva to Create QR Codes for Audio Content

    If you have created educational audio content for your community, you will most likely want to disseminate it among your beneficiaries. Ideally, you do this through communication channels such as WhatsApp. However, in some cases it is useful to use printed materials such as posters or stickers to distribute a specific internet address where people can access the audio information you created.

  • Recording Audio Content for Community Outreach

    Using your own audio messages in combination with Audiopedia's content can be a good idea if you want to build a digital community outreach for your NGO. In combination with WhatsApp, it can become quite a powerful tool.

  • Audiopedia coming to (Smart) Feature Phones

    Basic cell phones, also known as feature phones still rule in developing countries. They are affordable, rugged and have a great battery life - which is important if you are not connected to the electric grid. And their simple user interface makes them attractive for people who are illiterate or semi-literate. Yet, the devices have obvious limitations: feature phones only contain the necessary technology for making and receiving calls. Most basic phones have no internet access and no camera.