Microinsurance Documents

31.05.2017 | FSDT, Technical Working Group | FSDT

In 2015, the Microinsurance Landscape Survey conducted by the FSDT and the Technical Working Group showed that microinsurance products are covering 4.5 million people, 18% of the adult population. This cover is provided by 6 active insurance...

31.01.2017 | Cenfri, FSD Africa | Cenfri, FSD Africa

The business of insurance is hard. Microinsurance has proven to be nearly impossible. Whilst promising examples have been documented of insurers achieving the impossible, sometimes even at scale, insurance cover for billions of excluded adults...

17.11.2016 | M. Wiedmaier-Pfister, H.L Chiew, H. Grant | Access to Insurance Initiative

It is slightly over a decade since the first microinsurance regulations were introduced in India in 2005. With at least 18 insurance supervisors having rolled out microinsurance regulations today, the landscape is now vastly different. In this...

06.10.2016 | J.C. Izaguirre, T. Lyman, C. McGuire et al. | CGAP

The rapid scaling of digital stored-value products coincides with a sustained interest (initially triggered by the 2008 global financial crisis) in establishing or strengthening deposit insurance systems, and with emerging frameworks that extend...

05.07.2016 | Microinsurance Network, Munich Re, Microinsurance Centre | Microinsurance Network, Munich Re

This study aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the environment in which both microinsurance and traditional insurers operate, in order to promote sustainability of the microinsurance sector in Africa. With a focus on the needs of...

31.05.2016 | GSMA Mobile Money Programme | GSMA

In 2015, mobile insurance, mobile savings, and mobile credit continue to positively impact the lives of unbanked or underserved people and the wider the mobile financial services ecosystem. This report looks at the availability and adoption of...

19.10.2015 | CDC Consult, Microinsurance Centre, PromIGH | NIC, GIZ

Microinsurance is an important mechanism for managing uncertainties and vulnerabilities of low-income segments of the population. In Ghana, microinsurance industry development is being spearheaded by the National Insurance Commission (NIC) to expand...

05.10.2015 | Microinsurance Network | Microinsurance Network

This annual magazine is the result of a major initiative by the Microinsurance Network bringing together some of the most authoritative voices within the field of microinsurance with the objective of taking stock of the sector and providing sector...

12.08.2015 | T.W. Abraham | MFW4A

This paper examines the effect of financial innovation on poverty reduction in rural northern Nigeria. Households from this part of the world are farmers hence, exposed to the vagaries of Climate Change. Assessing whether or not the poorest income...

01.11.2014 | L. Greyling | Finmark Trust

This note focuses on the challenges and factors that must be considered in premium setting. It summarises the findings of a comprehensive literature review on health insurance experience in four countries: Kenya, Ghana, Colombia and India to...

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