4th July 2018

Change Through Global Partnerships

Inclusive Insurance Innovation Lab The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) is a global partnership with the mission to inspire and support supervisors to promote inclusive and responsible insurance, thereby reducing vulnerability. Last year, MicroEnsure were honoured to become part of the A2ii’s latest programme – the Inclusive Insurance Innovation Lab. The Lab is jointly organised […]

13th June 2018

Good News In Hard Times: Barclay’s Ultimate Account Retrenchment Cover

Customer: Paul Aninakwa Location: Ghana Amount received: GHS 2,688/$595 USD Paul had been banking with Barclays Ghana for the past four years. He switched to Barclays when he started working at Kateon Natie. The Barclays Ultimate Account offers free retrenchment cover of up to 3 months’ salary for all customers who deposit their salaries with […]

8th June 2018

Bancassurance for All in a Digitised World

Last month MicroEnsure’s Client Relations Manager, Leona Lillian Abban, presented at two events in Ghana. At the Pan-African Bancassurance & Alternative Distribution Conference: ‘Innovate or Die’, Leona’s presentation focused on ‘Bancassurance for All in a Digitised World’, The power of Mobile technology The GSMA 2018 report notes that in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018, there are […]

1st June 2018

Emphasising the need for Inclusive Bancassurance

MicroEnsure’s Group Business Director, Rehan Butt recently presented at the 19th Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels which was held in Manila, Philippines in May. While presenting a case for commercial banks to consider ‘’Inclusive Bancassurance’’, Rehan touched on a number of areas where commercial banks can grow deposits, reduce account dormancy, grow […]

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, […]

8th February 2018

MicroEnsure client has claim approved in less than 7 hours.

MicroEnsure Kenya recently launched Fearless health insurance that has approved a claim within 7 hours. This is bucking the trend versus traditional insurance pay out processes that can take multiple days or weeks to pay the benefit to the client. The MicroEnsure Fearless team received notification of the claim by Martha Auma, after she had […]

24th January 2018

MicroEnsure features in Mondato Insight – Inclusive Insurance: Bought, not Sold

  Mondato Insight is an industry-leading publication that is the first point of reference for decision makers and entrepreneurs who need to keep up to speed on the global trends in the Digital Finance & Commerce (DFC) ecosystem. As part of their weekly original insights into the world of DFC, Mondato Insight has published an article, […]

9th January 2018

Inclusive Insurance: Closing the Protection Gap for Emerging Customers

MicroEnsure and AXA have been featured in a new report from the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and the Institute of International Finance which explores how insurers are expanding into new markets and reaching underserved customers through new technologies, business models, product designs, a deeper understanding of customers, and partnerships. It incorporates insights from […]

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 […]