22nd February 2018

Airtel Insurance and MicroEnsure bring “comfort” Customer Story

Customer: Baffoe Kwadwo Sitolanasom Location: Ghana Amount received: 7,500 GHS [Approx. $1,664 USD] Baffoe Kwadwo Sitolanasom, a 32 year old worker at Nkoranza Health Centre in the Ashanti Region, was contacted by an Airtel Sales Agent who assisted him to subscribe to the Airtel Insurance product. Baffoe opted for the Family Cover option which enabled […]


1st February 2018

The Changing Face of Insurance

MicroEnsure has featured as an example of innovation in the market place in an interesting article from David Clamp, Founder and Managing Director at Merlin Digital Consulting. The article, The Changing Face of Insurance, appears in the online publication of Actuarial Post and outlines how insurance is changing in the digital age and the possible implication of […]


4th January 2018

Frost & Sullivan Movers and Shakers Interview with Richard Leftley, CEO, MicroEnsure

Following on from MicroEnsure winning the 2017 India Emerging Insure-Tech Company of the Year Award, Dr. Sunaina Singh, Senior Consultant, Transformational Health Practice, Frost & Sullivan had an opportunity to conduct a Movers & Shakers interview with Richard Leftley, CEO. Topics covered included what the award means to MicroEnsure, the vision behind developing an insurance […]


4th December 2017

Reasons why insurance companies still struggle to offer microinsurance.

Franciscah Nzanga, head of operations and Principle Officer for Kenya, recently attended the Actuarial Convention, which was held from 15th – 16th November by The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK). The theme of the convention was “Harnessing Opportunities in East Africa” and was attended by various leaders in the insurance space including the President of […]


28th November 2017

MicroEnsure Philippines team send scholar to school

“My greatest gratitude to all MicroEnsure employees for the scholarship grant you’ve provided to me. Thank you very much! God Bless you all!” Roffagen Avance “Give a man a fish and you feed him for today. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. A quote that inspired MicroEnsure Philippines employees […]


23rd November 2017

CNBC: Beyond Borders: Insuring the future

As part of an online sustainable development series for CNBC and UBS, MicroEnsure have been featured in a segment called Beyond Borders: Insuring the future as an example of innovators developing solutions which address the UN Sustainable Development Goal of No Poverty. The article highlights why Richard Leftley started MicroEnsure and how technology has enabled […]


15th November 2017

MicroEnsure: Emerging InsureTech Company of the Year 2017 India – Frost & Sullivan Analyst’s view

Dr. Sunaina Singh, Senior Consultant – Transformational Health Practice, Frost & Sullivan gives an overview of the Frost & Sullivan Emerging InsureTech Company of the Year award, the selection process and why MicroEnsure won this prestigious award.


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 […]


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 […]


9th October 2017

Frost & Sullivan Bestows MicroEnsure with “India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year” Award at its 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet

Mumbai, India – October 09, 2017: MicroEnsure was named ‘India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan India Best Practices Awards Banquet held on October 05, 2017 at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. MicroEnsure has been addressing the insurance needs of low-to-middle income groups in Asia and Africa for over a decade through its innovative range […]