Inaugural Webinar on Advancing Financial Inclusion with Open Source Software on May 16

Wakefield, Mass. – May 1, 2024 – The Mojaloop Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its webinar series focusing on critical elements needed to advance financial inclusion in underserved areas. This webinar series is part of the Mojaloop Foundation’s ongoing commitment to driving innovation and collaboration in the financial inclusion space. The first webinar in the series, “The Open Source Landscape: Benefits, Security and Community,” will take place on May 16th, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. UTC, and will delve into the critical role that open source software can play in advancing financial inclusion.

“Open source software has long been recognized for its transformative potential across various industries, yet some sectors and regions remain cautious about its adoption. This webinar aims to address these concerns by highlighting the advantages and benefits of open source tools in instant and inclusive payment systems (IIPS), emphasizing the importance of fostering a robust open source community, and discussing open source IIPS security considerations,” said Mojaloop Foundation Director of Community Simeon Oriko.

Stakeholders, developers, and enthusiasts alike are encouraged to register for this engaging discussion. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from community insiders who will share insights and best practices.  The panel of speakers includes:

  • Simeon Oriko, Director of Community at the Mojaloop Foundation (Moderator)
  • Elijah Okello, CTO of Alfajiri
  • Jane Stroucken, Sr. Program Manager at INFITX
  • Sridevi Miriyala, Quality Assurance Lead at INFITX

About the Mojaloop Foundation

The Mojaloop Foundation’s mission is to increase financial inclusion by empowering organizations creating interoperable payment systems to enable digital financial services for all. To achieve its mission, Mojaloop Foundation operates as a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization, maintaining its free, open source software, Mojaloop, and community as public goods in the service of financial inclusion. Merchants, banks, providers, government offices and other entities looking to build inclusive payments platforms can use Mojaloop – whole, adapted or as a real-time payments reference model. For more information about the Mojaloop Foundation, visit

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Jessie Hennion
Mojaloop Foundation Public Relations
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Melissa Bednar
Mojaloop Foundation Public Relations
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