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The Open Source Initiative Welcomes Mifos Initiative
Project focused on eliminating poverty shares vision of open source development for the good of the global community.
By: The Open Source Initiative
The Mifos Initiative aims to create a world where each of the 2.5 billion poor and unbanked has access to the financial resources needed to create a better life for themselves and their family. The Mifos Initiative’s sole mission is to speed the elimination of poverty by coordinating a global community that builds, supports, and uses Mifos X, a free and open source platform that enables financial service providers to more effectively and efficiently deliver responsible financial services to the world’
“The Mifos Initative’s humanitarian applications for open source code are an exciting expression of the value of open source software” said Leslie Hawthorn, OSI Director. “We are delighted to welcome them as Affiliate Members, along with other recently joining humanitarian focused affiliate members such as the OpenMRS project,”
The Mifos Initiative believes in the Three Pillars of Sustainability:
The OSI Affiliate Member Program, available at no-cost, allows non-profit and not-for-profit organizations—
About The Mifos Initiative
The Mifos Initiative, a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in Seattle, stewards the global community that builds the Mifos X platform – an open technology platform for financial inclusion used by financial services providers worldwide, supported by a network of local partners and maintained and extended by a global team of volunteers. For more information, visit: http://mifos.org.
About The Open Source Initiative
Founded in 1998, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) protects and promotes open source by providing a foundation for community success. It champions open source in society through education, infrastructure and collaboration. The OSI is a California public benefit corporation, with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. For more information about the OSI, please visit: http://opensource.org.