Wanji Games

Wanji Games

Life-changing education via cellphone interactive audio games
Paul Falzone

There are more mobile subscriptions than people worldwide. Hence, mobile phones are the mose convenient way to reach a mass audience. Wanji games identify communication gaps around critical social issues and translate these into real-to-life stories that place players as the central protagonists and decision-makers. Players dial a toll-free number, engage with the narratives, and make decisions throughout the story using keypad. They influence the plot, experimenting with different consequences and narrative outcomes. The power of Wanji Games platform resides in the use of basic telephony to provide interactive, educational learning through spoken audio. Such an approach allows a geographically remote audience with limited literacy to access information in their own spoken language through appropriate technology.


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