The Celo Foundation is a non-profit organization based in the US that supports the growth and development of the open-source Celo Platform. Guided by the Celo community tenets, the Foundation contributes to education, technical research, environmental health, community engagement, and ecosystem outreach—activities that support and encourage an inclusive financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity for everyone. 
The mission of Celo is to build a financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity—for everyone.
Celo is founded on two core values: unique purpose and connectedness. These, in turn, lead to practices that foster personal growth and community.
- Global Impact: A mobile-first approach that provides the opportunity to positively impact 5.6B smartphone owners globally
- Solving Community Needs: Supported by a mission-aligned network of technologists, international NGOs, and organizations committed to building an inclusive financial system
- Usability-focused tech innovations: Technology innovations allow Celo to truly work across devices, carriers, & countries
The team and contributor of Celo are from around the world. The team collective experience ranges from public and private sector, technology, nonprofits, and NGOs.
- Nadiem Sissouno
- Victor Graf
- Martín Volpe
- Tarik Bellamine
- Valentin Rodygin
- Trevor Porter
- Barbara Liau
- Psi Vesely
- Xochitl Cazador
- Brian Mayote
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