15th February 2018

I&M Bank Kenya Launches Retrenchment and Life Cover with MicroEnsure

On Tuesday 6th February at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, I&M Bank launched their new Customer Value Proposition (CVP) which includes a Retrenchment and Life Cover offered by MicroEnsure. The CVP is part of the banks new strategy, shifting its position of predominantly institutional banking to including its services to retail customers. Underwritten by Sanlam Life, the […]

14th February 2018

OISL and Enterprise Group deliver insurance with MicroEnsure

Opportunity International Savings and Loans (OISL) have delivered insurance to two clients through the Credit-Linked Insurance “Obra Pa” which covers Life of the borrower, Permanent Disability, Hospitalization, Life of spouse and up to 3 children as well as Destruction of business property by fire and allied perils. Underwritten by Enterprise Group and powered by MicroEnsure, […]

13th February 2018

Musoni Microfinance Borrowers Receive 3.2 Million KES from MicroEnsure in Partnership with Sanlam General Insurance

Picture from Left: Kenneth Nyagah – Branch Manager, Musoni, Gikomba Branch; Irene Wanjuki – Operations Officer, MicroEnsure; Stanley Munyao – Chief Executive Officer, Musoni; Kiereini Kirika – Regional Director, East Africa, MicroEnsure; Irene Nduku – Business Development Executive, MicroEnsure; Caroline Afedoe – Account Management Adviser, MicroEnsure; Felix Musinga – Regional Manager, Musoni A number of […]

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 […]