Grameen Foundation, MicroEnsure, and Penda Health today launched a new initiative to a provide low-cost health insurance and health information to low-income Kenyans.
The initiative, called the “Uzima Project”, will focus on providing insurance that gives the poor access to high quality health services, along with a messaging and reminders service that encourages users to adopt healthy habits and practices.
MicroEnsure has raised $10.4m from its existing investors, as well as securing new investment from Sanlam Emerging Markets and AXA.
Airtel Zambia provides free life insurance for millions of customers in partnership with MicroEnsure
MicroEnsure has launched its latest free microinsurance product in partnership with Airtel Zambia instantly covering millions of people in Zambia.
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.
Leading global microinsurance specialist MicroEnsure now serves more than 10 million enrolled clients.
In the past six months, the company has more than doubled the number of clients reached.
The perverse thing about insurance is that those who need it most are least likely to have it.
Worldwide, up to 4 billion people live without cover, meaning if they get sick or have an accident, their lives could be ruined.
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.