Typhoon Weather Index Crop Insurance in the Philippines
In what is believed to be a world first at the micro level, MicroEnsure has launched a weather index typhoon insurance product to protect smallholder rice farmers from the financial risk of crop damage by typhoons. Starting in May, the insurance pilot for 2009 covers over 2000 farmers on Panay Island, The Philippines, and it is planned to significantly increase in scale if the pilot proves successful
Richard Leftley at the Opportunity International Microfinance Conference 2010
Richard Leftley explains the journey of MicroEnsure and the need for microinsurance in the developing world.
Annette Namenzi and Patricia Nakkacwa's Stories
How microinsurance has helped Annette Namenzi and Patricia Nakkacwa.
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