End Poverty One Line of Code at a Time

The Mifos Initiative is a US-based 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to speed the elimination of poverty by leading a global community that builds, supports, and uses Mifos X, a free and open source platform enabling financial service providers to more effectively and efficiently deliver responsible financial services to the world’s 2 billion poor and unbanked. Our unprecedented approach to technology-enabled financial inclusion unites financial institutions, local technology partners, and volunteer developers to collectively advance open source banking infrastructure so the entire sector can sustainably build impactful innovations in digital financial services.

More than 3.8 million clients are being reached by 180 financial institutions & fintech innovators who use the Mifos software to power their operations across more than 36 countries. They are supported by a global community of 50 deployment partners & hundreds of volunteers.

For the past decade, we have been at the forefront of transformative technology for financial services to the poor. The Mifos technology stack provides complete banking infrastructure that is cloud-ready, mobile-enabled, and scalable to the billions in need of cost-effective financial services. Our projects center around web & mobile apps that leverage APIs from Mifos X, the world's only API-driven open source platform for financial inclusion.

You will work with a global community of brilliant minds guided by our shared vision of creating a world of 3 Billion Maries. You'll be mentored by leading fintech developers to build innovation to respond directly to the needs of the Base of the Pyramid:

  • Mobile Wallets & Client-Facing Apps via SMS, USSD, & Android
  • Android Mobile Apps to empower microfinance field officers to more effectively serve the poor
  • AngularJS based web apps for managing the back office of a financial institution
  • Cutting edge online web apps for self-service banking for the poor
  • Reporting & Business Intelligence Tools
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  • java
  • javascript
  • angularjs
  • android
  • mysql


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Mifos Initiative 2016 Projects

  • Rajan Maurya
    Android Field Operations App Version 3
    The Mifos Android Client is currently in version 2. Recently, significant new enhancements including refactoring, implementation of material design,...
  • Fossa
    AngularJS Community App Enhancements
    The AngularJS Community App is the standard application on the Mifos X platform that provides all the core functionality for the most common methods...
  • mbj36
    Browser-Based Offline Access
    Add offline support in community-app so that we can have same application working on all browsers with offline support without the need of desktop...
  • Nikhil Pawar
    Mifos Credit bureau Integration
    Currently, there is no feature for reporting credit history in Mifos. This feature is optional and may be incorporated based on the requirements of...
  • Daniel Carlson
    Mobile Money Integration in West and Central Africa.
    This project involves building a standalone application for the Mifos platform. This application will enable and allow mobile money transactions such...
  • Adhyan
    Self - Service | Web/Hybrid App Development
    The aim of this project is to enable clients to interact with their own data and transact in a self-service manner.It would allow the users to view...