Essentially all families have cell phones in India. Mobile adoption is projected at 72% by 2016.  For families in the slums, phones are a valuable possession and are securely carried. Even with high mobile adoption, slums and outlying areas still have problems with consistent phone and data service connectivity.
 Gartner, Inc. Gartner Says India Mobile Services Market to Reach US$30 Billion in 2016. http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/1963915. [Accessed 11 Nov 2014].
As we move forward with the next phase of work, we understand the challenges which projects such as ours have faced in the past, and will address at every stage in the planning and execution process: