Emelyn Orozco says microinsurance provides aid to those living in poverty
Ms Emelyn Orozco from Brgy Lubayat, Quezon (the Philippines) joined CARE MBA in 2016. At 40 years old, she is a housewife and lives with her husband and daughter. For Emelyn, living in poverty has opened her mind to programmes like microinsurance that...
DHAN Foundation (India) provides microinsurance protection to a seamstress and her family
Susiladevi and Surulirajan are a married couple, living in the village of Athoor in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, India. Susiladevi is a seamstress, and makes her living stitching clothes. They have a daughter.
Insurance helped Mr Paramasivam in his time of need
Pudhur is an urban area in Madurai, Tamil Nadu (southern India), and currently contains nearly 40 slums. The residents are mostly engaged in manual labour (including masonry labourers, construction workers and housemaids) and struggle to make a decent...
Palaniyammal and her family reside in rural Madurai (India). Before taking out health insurance cover through the DHAN Foundation they used to pay excessive amounts for treatments they could not afford. However, thanks to the DHAN Foundation project,...
Uplift community clinics a bonus for the elderly
Mrs. Vatsala Bartakhe, 80 year-old Uplift member shares her experience “The Uplift clinic has been a bonus for the elderly as it is accessible, affordable and helps us keep a regular tab on our health. I have been taking medicines for hypertension for...
Ms Lizada recognises the true value of microinsurance
Ms Lizada is a member of Pag-Inupdanay Mutual Benefit Association (PI MBA) in the Philippines. She joined PI MBA through their partnership with her local Parish Pastoral Council (PPC); while she was browsing PI MBA’s pamphlets, she became interested in...