A Digital Public Good for Social Protection

Over 4 billion people globally do not have access to social protection.

Digital information systems play a crucial role in the effective and efficient management of social protection, and ensure that larger numbers of people are protected by regular and reliable transfers.

OpenSPP is an open-source, modular and highly interoperable platform for social protection offering a comprehensive management information system and dynamic registries, which can be easily adapted to a country’s needs, goals and existing systems. 

Over 4 billion people globally do not have access to social protection.

Digital information systems play a crucial role in the effective and efficient management of social protection, and ensure that larger numbers of people are protected by regular and reliable transfers.

OpenSPP is an open-source, modular and highly interoperable platform for social protection offering a comprehensive management information system and dynamic registries, which can be easily adapted to a country’s needs, goals and existing systems. 

OpenSPP building blocks

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Our dynamic registries facilitate the storage and retrieval of data, providing a foundation for evidence-based decision making and targeted resource allocation. Our management information system converts data from the registry to support the delivery of social protection programs through a number of key implementation and delivery phases.

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Our dynamic registries facilitate the storage and retrieval of data, providing a foundation for evidence-based decision making and targeted resource allocation. Our management information system converts data from the registry to support the delivery of social protection programs through a number of key implementation and delivery phases.

Explore our products

Our dynamic registries facilitate the storage and retrieval of data, providing a foundation for evidence-based decision making and targeted resource allocation. Our management information system converts data from the registry to support the delivery of social protection programs through a number of key implementation and delivery phases.

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A digital public good for social protection

DPGs are open-source software, open data, open AI systems, and open content collections that adhere to privacy and other applicable best practices, do no harm by design and are of high relevance for attainment of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 
DPGs may also be implemented as part of a country’s Digital Public Infrastructure. Along with other DPGs, OpenSPP is listed in the digital public goods registry.

A Digital Public Good for Social Protection

DPGs are open-source software, open data, open AI systems, and open content collections that adhere to privacy and other applicable best practices, do no harm by design and are of high relevance for attainment of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 
DPGs may also be implemented as part of a country’s Digital Public Infrastructure. Along with other DPGs, OpenSPP is listed in the digital public goods registry.

A digital public good for social protection

DPGs are open-source software, open data, open AI systems, and open content collections that adhere to privacy and other applicable best practices, do no harm by design and are of high relevance for attainment of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 
DPGs may also be implemented as part of a country’s Digital Public Infrastructure. Along with other DPGs, OpenSPP is listed in the digital public goods registry.

Benefits of OpenSPP

Guarantees digital sovereignty

With OpenSPP, governments and humanitarian agencies have control over their software, and are free to choose the support they need without changing the application or code.

Lowers the costs of digitalization

OpenSPP is cost effective. It has no licence fees and no vendor lock in. Based on Odoo ERP, customization support is available from local certified Odoo developers in low- and middle-income countries.

Provides flexibility & choice

Users select only the modules and features they need, making it suitable for small or large organizations. The platform can be rapidly modified to support Adaptive and Shock Responsive Social Protection.

Enhances data privacy & security

Security controls and audit logs ensure that sensitive data and transactions are protected. OpenSPP can be easily adapted to comply with data privacy policies.

Supports system interoperability

Well documented APIs and integration options ensure that different systems work together, improving the coordination of social protection with other services and data sources.

Promotes localization

OpenSPP can be adapted to meet the linguistic, cultural and functional requirements of a particular country, public institution or humanitarian agency, supporting localization and promoting technology uptake.

A platform based on recognized open-source projects

We leverage existing open-source projects to accelerate innovation and enhance the functionality of OpenSPP.

A platform based on recognized open-source projects

We leverage existing open-source projects to accelerate innovation and enhance the functionality of OpenSPP.

A platform based on recognized open-source projects

We leverage existing open-source projects to accelerate innovation and enhance the functionality of OpenSPP.

About us

OpenSPP was created to support the improvement and growth of effective social protection and humanitarian programs.

Our approach

Our approach is pragmatic and user-centred, recognizing the complex and rapidly changing contexts in which social protection programs operate.

Partnerships & collaborations

We work with governments, humanitarian agencies, implementers and the open-source community to advance 
the digitalization of social protection.

About us

OpenSPP was created to support the improvement and growth of effective social protection and humanitarian programs.

Our approach

Our approach is pragmatic and user-centred, recognizing the complex and rapidly changing contexts in which social protection programs operate.

Partnerships & Collaboration

We work with governments, humanitarian agencies, implementers and the open-source community to advance 
the digitalization of social protection systems.