20th April 2017

Emerging Insight: Finding the needle in the haystack

The ever-changing and expanding world of data is expected to disrupt the world of insurance. Yet, the large volume of data is only valueable if converted into insights and applied to improving business operations, such as claims management. MicroEnsure, for example, uses data analysis to identify patterns in claims. The claims operation analysis, currently done […]

31st January 2017

MicroEnsure renews its commitment to the Business Call to Action with a pledge to serve 5 million new customers by 2020

UK-based microinsurance specialist MicroEnsure, a member of the Business Call to Action (BCtA) since 2012, has made an ambitious new pledge to insure 5 million additional low-income customers while producing three groundbreaking, scalable  new products by 2020. Launched in 2008, the BCtA aims to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals by challenging companies to […]

21st December 2016

JazzCash and MicroEnsure Pakistan launch JazzCash Sehat Sahulat

In June this year, JazzCash entered in to a strategic alliance with MicroEnsure Pakistan, a leading provider of mass market insurance worldwide, whereby innovative small ticket insurance products and solutions are offered JazzCash customers. Understanding the scarcity of financial issues related to healthcare matters and lack dearth of health insurance products for the common person […]

17th November 2016

Telenor India launches programme to educate students on life insurance

Telenor India on Wednesday said that it plans to conduct a student outreach programme to spread awareness around life insurance among school students. For this, the company in partnership with Shriram Life and MicroEnsure will launch an initiative to educate students on the importance of life insurance. The company said that it will reach out […]

4th October 2016

Plan for scale: MicroEnsure featured in the IFCs Built for Change publication

The IFC has recently published its latest “Built for Change” report focusing on business solutions for the base of the pyramid, and we at MicroEnsure are proud to be one of the featured companies. Over the past decade, IFC has committed over $14 billion to companies that work directly with people who live at the base of […]

3rd October 2016

The Game Changers – an interview with Richard Leftley

Here Finance Monthly takes a look at the work of Richard Leftley and the ins and outs of micorinsurance in the emerging markets. Richard began working in the sector in January 2002 and pioneered the introduction of insurance products within the Opportunity Network, which led to the establishment of the Micro Insurance Agency, subsequently rebranded MicroEnsure. ‘Emerging consumers […]

24th August 2016

JazzCash collaborates with MicroEnsure to offer insurance products

JazzCash has entered in to a strategic alliance with MicroEnsure Pakistan, the leading provider of mass market insurance worldwide, whereby innovative small ticket insurance products and solutions will be offered to JazzCash customers. Speaking on the occasion, Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, VP Digital & Mobile Financial Services – Mobilink, stated: “We are excited about this partnership […]

1st August 2016

MicroEnsure at “The future of work in the developing world”, August 3-5 in Aspen, Colarado

We are looking forward to attending and speaking at “The future of work in the developing world” conference in Aspen, Colorado from 3-5 August. We will be focusing on how our work and experience can give an insight into how technological change and globalisation are reshaping the global economy. The 13th Brookings Blum Roundtable will […]


20th June 2016

MicroEnsure is proud to be included as one of 10 scaled health initiatives by USAID in this special edition report

The mHealth Compendium series has expanded the body of knowledge and increased access to the most current information on mobile technology solutions for health. The mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale features in-depth profiles of ten programs that have grown in scale over time and the case studies include details of the process, challenges, […]


15th June 2016

Telenor’s Free Life Insurance scheme “Suraksha” recognised at EFMA and Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2016

The innovative approach of Telenor India to integrate mobile technology with a life insurance product to secure lives of the mass market consumer has been recognized at a global platform. Telenor Suraksha, an industry first initiative to offer free life insurance to all customers, bagged the award in ‘Best Disruptive Product or Service’ category at […]