17th September 2018

Insurance to Protect Your Family

In April 2017, 34 year old Kodjo Dunyo took out a loan of GHS18,000 ($3,940 USD) from the Darkuman branch of Advans Ghana to buy stock for his electrical shop which he has been running for 4 years. Later in the year Kodjo fell ill with Pneumonia and was rushed to hospital, sadly he died […]


17th September 2018

Keeping Businesses Running

Lydia Osaah is a 35-year old single mother of one who has owned a hardware store in Abuakwa for ten years. In April 2017, the Abuakwa branch of Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited (OISL) lent Lydia GHS30,000 ($6,570 USD ) for her to develop her hardware business. She was careful to keep up her […]


5th September 2018

Supporting Families With Life and Health Insurance

Idris Gaya Ado had been a customer of Credit Direct Limited (CDL), but unfortunately in June this year he passed away following a cardiac arrest. In partnership with MicroEnsure and Cornerstone Insurance, all borrowers automatically receive Life and Health Insurance when they receive loans from CDL. Garba Idris, Idris’s brother and beneficiary, was aware of the insurance […]


23rd August 2018

Airtel Ghana Providing Support When Your Baby Arrives

Isaac Tamatey, a banker, had been on Airtel Free Insurance since April 2014. Isaac upgraded to the family cover after the free insurance was enhanced to a paid variation product. He registered his wife, Martha Teye as a nominated Family Member on his policy. On 23rd February 2018, Martha gave birth to a baby boy […]


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 […]