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From Ed Cable <edca...@mifos.org>
Subject Re: [Mifos-developer] Requirements Discussion for Mobile Money Integration Project for Google Summer of Code -- notes
Date Wed, 17 May 2017 15:59:39 GMT
Thynn,

Thanks for organizing the meeting and sending out your notes. Can you
please create tickets (either in the Github repo) or in Apache Fineract
JIRA for the features you requested at the bottom of your email.

Ed

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:01 AM, Thynn Win <thynn.win@thitsaworks.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> Thank you for participating in the meeting this morning.
>
>
>
>
>
> *High level info flow *
>
> Funds from customer
>
>    1. Loans - Undo Disbursals    -- can be triggered by MFI from Mifos
>    (Need to handle failed transactions) or Mobile Money GUI
>    2. Loans – Make Repayments – from be triggered from MFI client via
>    money provider app or self-service app
>    3. Loans – Prepay Loans – from be triggered from MFI client via money
>    provider app or self-service app
>    4. Savings – Deposits – from be triggered from MFI client via money
>    provider app or self-service app
>    5. Loans – charges, etc. – from be triggered from MFI client via money
>    provider app or self-service app
>
>
>
> For #2-5, MMP will initiate a request to the gateway with MFI client phone
> number or specific account number (loan 1#, loan 2#, savingings #,etc).
>
> A list of active account numbers and amount owe will be returned to MMP
> and MFI client has an option to either choose the exact amount or enter an
> amount.
>
>
>
> Funds to customer
>
>    1. Loan disbursement – triggered by MFI from Mifos (Need to handle
>    failed transactions) or Mobile Money GUI.
>    2. Withdrawal from Savings – triggered by MFI from Mifos (need to
>    handle failed transactions) or Mobile Money GUI.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> As for database design (mobile money), we’d like to request a few more
> tables.
>
>
>
> A table for saving transaction-status.
>
> -Tenant-transactions-id
>
> -date/time of transaction (when it hit mobile money gateway)
>
> -status
>
> -API return code (from either side provider or Fineract)
>
> -Server ip of the request
>
> -Comments or error details/codes
>
> -External id (transaction id of external system)
>
>
>
> In tenant-transactions table, we should save all the information that’d be
> transmitted either direction.
>
>    1. The json or messages itself *or*
>    2. critical information in the message such as client account number
>    with provider (at the time of the transaction), what amount was
>    returned/received via the API, etc.
>    *we’d need all the details to troubleshoot and reconcile on each end.
>
>
> In tenants table, should we add tenant identifier, MFI api url, etc to let
> this platform know which tenant/database/server.
>
>
>
> For item #2-5 above (where 3rd party retrieving info), we should check
> whether the MFI client is associated with this MMP. Otherwise, we should
> NOT return any result for security reasons. Only allow legitimate requests
> for lookup info. For this, we will need to store a relationship between MMP
> and MFI Client and a workflow for maintaining this info.
>
> Feature request
>
>
>
>    1. Mobile money gateway UI to display transactions for reconciling
>    (reports, etc)
>    2. Mobile money gateway UI to show error report for monitoring
>    purposes
>    3. In Mifos, allow saving of different phone number for different MMP
>    payment type
>
>
>
>
>
> Thanks,
> Thynn
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* Ed Cable [mailto:edcable@mifos.org]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 18:03
> *To:* dev@fineract.apache.org; Mifos software development <
> mifos-developer@lists.sourceforge.net>; mifos-users <mifos-users@lists.
> sourceforge.net>; user@fineract.apache.org
> *Subject:* [Mifos-developer] Requirements Discussion for Mobile Money
> Integration Project for Google Summer of Code
>
>
>
> Hello everyone,
>
>
>
> Picking up where Daniel Carlson left off from his 2016 GSOC project will
> be a our 2017 GSOC intern, Vladimir Fomene from Ashesi Univerity in Ghana.
>
>
> Working under the mentorship of Yannick and Ayuk from Skylabase and Antony
> from Omexit, he'll be genericizing the framework to work with multiple
> mobile money APIs and adding the support for reconciliation of transactions
> that occur in the mobile money system with the Apache Fineract back-end.
> Future phases of the project will include integration with self-service
> capabilities and extending this to work with Generation 3 of Mifos.
>
>
>
> The openness of mobile money APIs is a widely discussed topic in the
> sector and we would like community members who have either use cases for
> mobile money integration they'd like to share or access to their country's
> mobile money APIs to join this discussion.
>
>
>
> Yannick has drafted a Google Doc which outlines efforts to date, point to
> valuable research, maps out architecture and database design, lays out the
> project plan, and identifies assumptions and outstanding questions. Please
> review at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I4uF-
> dC9Y4GuSoWmnd7WBJplMZMPUmM63tY8fSgUBO0/edit?usp=sharing
>
>
>
> We are having a meeting to discuss requirements and design on Wednesday at
> May 17, 2017 at 1300GMT via GoTotraining - you can register at
> https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2760388095915259137
>
>
>
> Thynn and Nyi from Thitsaworks in Myanmar are driving this meeting and
> providing requirements from the context of Wave Money integration in
> Myanmar. We are also integrating with Beyonic which provides mobile money
> API aggregation for four countries. Skylabase is providing requirements for
> Orange Money integration as well.
>
>
>
> Vladimir will soon be sharing his project plan once he has compiled
> requirements across the community.
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
>
> Ed
> --
>
> *Ed Cable*
>
> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
>
> edcable@mifos.org | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
> <(484)%20477-8649>
>
>
>
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>
>
>



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*Ed Cable*
President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
edcable@mifos.org | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649

*Collectively Creating a World of 3 Billion Maries | *http://mifos.org
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