Free Tools

PPI Data Analysis Tool

The PPI Data Analysis Tool is an easy-to-use, Excel-based tool which automatically computes poverty likelihoods and rates from your survey data. It includes sample size guidance, benchmarking data, and basic charts.

Users can download the Data Analysis Tool on the following PPI country pages: Burkina Faso, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, KenyaPeru, PhilippinesSenegal, Togo, and Zambia.

PPI SurveyCTO/ODK Forms

There are sample forms available (as downloadable .zip files) for PPI data collection and poverty probability calculations using Open Data Kit (ODK) or SurveyCTO for the following countries: Burkina Faso, Colombia, Côte d’IvoirePeru, Philippines, and Zambia.

Simple PPI Data Intake Tool

For organizations looking for a simple solution to data collection, Grameen Foundation created the Simple Data Intake Tool using Excel. This straightforward tool automatically calculates the poverty likelihoods for up to ten poverty lines for each beneficiary. It offers organizations the flexibility to easily add and remove fields and incorporates simple analysis. You can download the tool here and then watch the following support videos:

Mifos X

Mifos X is an open technology platform by the Mifos Initiative for financial inclusion that provides the core functionality needed to deliver financial services to the poor and unbanked. It provides client data management, loan and savings portfolio management, integrated real time accounting and social and financial reporting.

The Mifos Initiative made a 2015 Microcredit Campaign Commitment to fully integrate the PPI into Mifos X by the end of 2015, with access to all PPIs and the ability to quickly produce PPI reports. Read more about their commitment here.

Client Outcome Performance (COPE) Indicators Database

The Client Outcome Performance (COPE) Indicators Database is a lean data inspired tool based in MS Excel, developed by Freedom from Hunger. It allows an organization that compiles clients' poverty levels using the PPI and other user-defined survey data to easily analyze the possible correlations between indicators.