In January 2015, Easypaisa launched Pakistan’s first micro-health insurance product in partnership with MicroEnsure, Jubilee life Insurance and TPL Direct.
Insurance penetration in Pakistan is estimated at less than 1%, which is one of the lowest in the world.
MicroEnsure has raised $10.4m from its existing investors, as well as securing new investment from Sanlam Emerging Markets and AXA.
Despite the huge benefits that come with insurance, it is a fact that many Nigerians particularly the middle and low-income class do not easily subscribe to it.
In this exclusive interview with Success Magazine, Richard Leftley tells MicroEnsure's story and shares pieces of entrepreneurial advice for others seeking to make a difference in their industry.
The GSMA State of the Industry - Mobile Financial Services for the Unbanked Report 2014 illustrates a number of key highlights for the mobile financial services industry
Read a recent blog post by Richard Leftley focussed on creating access and demand for social good.
GameChangers 500 has recognised MicroEnsure as one of the world’s top purpose-driven organisations for its work in providing insurance to the mass market.