Extending Insurance? Funeral Associations in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Dec 01, 2004 | S. Dercon, T. Bold, J. De Weerdt et al. | OECD Development Center

This paper looks at how local communities in Tanzania and Ethiopia use indigenous voluntary assurance schemes to cope with the urgent and large financial shocks represented by funerals. It further explores the possibilities for widening these schemes into other sectors.

Theme: Financial Inclusion, Insurance | Country: Ethiopia, Tanzania | Pages: 46