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Microinsurance tag returned 38 results

  • Microsinsurance: Dearth of information exists in sector despite huge interest

    There is global interest in microinsurance, Mr Kamal Tabaja, Group Chief Operating Officer of Bahrain-headquartered Trust Re, has said. However, there are challenges for insurers in this sector.

    Middle East | 06 Nov 2018
  • A pioneer for microinsurance

    Pioneer Life is the microinsurance pioneer in the Philippines, where it started offering microinsurance products since 2007. The company started operations with the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), as its sole distribution partner. CARD MRI is a group of mutually reinforcing institutions that is dedicated to empowering the poor in the Philippines. Pioneer Life today is in a joint venture with CARD MRI and the JV company known as CARD Pioneer Microinsurance works with over 80 partners across the Philippines today.

    AIRPlus | 22 Oct 2018
  • Mobile money to drive microinsurance growth

    Gone are the days when microinsurance was considered a liability by insurers, as innovative applications of technology today are playing a pivotal role in bringing microinsurance to scale and a profitable portfolio for insurers.

    AIRPlus | 09 Oct 2018
  • Egypt: Regulator to prepare legislation to allow for microinsurance mutuals

    Officials of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) may embed a provision allowing for the incorporation of mutual or cooperative insurers specialising in providing coverage to micro enterprises into a proposed new insurance law.

    Middle East | 04 Oct 2018
  • Cooperation is the key to inclusive insurance

    Inclusive insurance means not leaving anyone behind, said GIZ Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia) programme director, Antonis Malagardis during his welcome address at the 1st Inclusive Insurance Conference yesterday morning. With the global protection gap estimated at $1trn, and climate risks increasing in severity by the year, the need for financial inclusion is greater than ever.

    Asia | 03 Oct 2018
  • Affordable technology aids microinsurance growth

    The rise of affordable technologies is paving the way for microinsurance providers to develop and support low ticket insurance products which are helping countries around the world in poverty reduction and sustainable development.

    AIRPlus | 19 Sep 2018
  • Egypt: Insurers tackle affordability and lack of awareness

    The Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) is working on solutions to resolve two main challenges in the insurance industry, which are the lack of insurance awareness and low incomes that retard insurance sales.

    Middle East | 12 Sep 2018
  • An emerging markets story- Reaching the next 1bn by 2030

    LeapFrog Investments founder and CEO Dr Andrew Kuper was honoured with the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award Gold Medal for Excellence at the recent Global Insurance Forum in Berlin, hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes. Dr Kuper, who received a standing ovation, was lauded for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment and for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security.

    AIRPlus | 16 Aug 2018
  • Philippines: Insurers see room for growth across range of micro products

    The Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA) is optimistic about opportunities to expand microinsurance, which could improve insurance penetration in the country.

    Asia | 16 Aug 2018
  • Egypt: Committee formed to promote microinsurance

    The Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) has announced that a committee has been formed under its supervision with the aim of spreading microinsurance in the Egyptian market.

    Middle East | 15 Jul 2018

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