15th November 2017

How MicroEnsure created a win:win with African telcos

Richard Leftley, CEO, MicroEnsure, gives an outline of how MicroEnsure as a company approached distributing insurance to the underserved mass market in Africa and by tapping into the needs of both the telcos and the top up customers, created a win:win relationship for all participants. The article by Kate Douglas, from the sidelines of the Mastercard […]


8th November 2017

Servier Nigeria Pharmaceuticals, MicroEnsure West Africa Limited and FBN Insurance enter into a Strategic Collaboration

From Left: Adeola Akinyode (MicroEnsure), Ayoola Dominic (Director of Operations, MEA Division, Servier), Johan Schalkwyk (COO, FBN Insurance), Ekpe Ukpabio (Executive Director, FBN Insurance) at the contract signing held on October 26th 2017.   On November 1st, 2017, the parties launched ‘Servier Insurance’, a loyalty product which will provide Life and Health insurance cover to […]


24th October 2017

10 Million Indian Customers Access Free Insurance with Airtel Payments Bank

  In just 12 months since launch in November 2016, more than 10 million Airtel Payments Bank customers have opened a bank account that provides free personal accident insurance. Airtel Payments Bank have been able to offer customers that open a savings account, 30 days personal accident insurance renewing every 30 days if the customer […]


2nd October 2017

U Microfinance Bank and MicroEnsure launch new paid hospital cash product in Pakistan

U Microfinance Bank, a subsidiary of Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited, an Etisalat company has partnered with MicroEnsure to launch Sehat Tahaffuz Plus, a new paid health insurance product in Pakistan. U Microfinance Bank has over 80 branches in Pakistan, majority of which are in peri urban & rural areas. Their primary business is micro-lending to […]


12th September 2017

The Banker publication cites MicroEnsure as a key player in the Africa microinsurance market

The Banker, an online publication which covers the latest UK and International banking, finance and business coverage and analysis, has published an article (September 1st 2017) detailing the needs, challenges and success stories of microinsurance in Africa.  Peter Gross, Director MicroEnsure Labs, describes why MicroEnsure is in Africa and how a consumer centric approach gains results. […]


20th July 2017

Bundling to Make Agriculture Insurance Work

This report, Bundling to Make Agriculture Insurance Work published by ILO (International Labour Office) takes 4 cases of bundling agriculture insurance, reviews how they work as a business model and identifies the key success factors and potential drawbacks of each one. The report includes the case study of the FarmerShield initiative with MicroEnsure and NWK in […]


10th July 2017

Making Change Happen Within Insurers – AXA (Mansard) talks about effectiveness of working with MicroEnsure

Within a webinar facilitated by ILO (International Labour Organisation), in partnership with FSDA (Financial Sector Deepening Africa) and AFD (Agence Francaise de Development) Omosolape Odeniyi (AXA Mansard) talks at length about the benefits of working with MicroEnsure as an expert within the field of microinsurance.  By working with MicroEnsure, AXA have been able to increase their […]


5th July 2017

Telenor’s Utilisation of Digital Communication in Partnership with MicroEnsure is Improving Lives in Asia

This article, Innovating and Researching for Shared Value, featured on Cellular News, outlines how Telenor successfully uses Insurance products that MicroEnsure has delivered to over 11 million emerging customers across India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Telenor’s access to these products has provided solutions to many of the socio-economic challenges that present within the societies in which […]


19th April 2017

A new step for MicroEnsure with Agent Banking

Recently, various workshops were organized on financial inclusion by different development organizations. Bank Asia and MicroEnsure were on the same table of a workshop, where they gave us chance to solve a case with relevant financial services and that was the commencement of a simple idea about how to integrate insurance products with the agent banking service. That […]


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2nd February 2017

Pakistan Microfinance Network highlights Damen and MicroEnsure’s health insurance.

Damen Support Programme in Pakistan has always strived for employment of women. It is playing an important role in solving women’s socioeconomic issues as well as in their empowerment. It is building a sense of self-reliance and progress in less developed communities. With an active client base of 45,000 and a portfolio of 1.5 Billion […]