Extending mutual microinsurance to 5 million uninsured households in five countries over five years.

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25 March 2019

In June 2016, ICMIF launched the 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy (the “5-5-5”) with the ambition of providing access to microinsurance for the first time to 5 million households in five countries in emerging...

20 March 2019

Mrs Chinna Pillai began her journey aged 12 in the village of Pullucheri (rural Madurai, India), as a land labourer in the fields, where, like many of her fellow villagers, she suffered exorbitant inflation rates...

14 March 2019

A new video interview with a hospital employee describes how our project in India with the DHAN Foundation, through the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy (the "5-5-5"), is helping to provide poor communities...

12 March 2019
Swedish non-profit organisation We Effect has partnered with ICMIF to highlight the role of microinsurance in gender equality for a side event to be held during the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women...
07 March 2019

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day, #balanceforbetter, is based on the principle that “gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive”.

However, with 783 million people...

28 January 2019

The village of Sadni Bata, situated in Gujarat (northern India), is so remote that it takes over an hour to reach from the nearest town. Many of the inhabitants have never seen a doctor before, and they lack access...

10 December 2018

Dr Jaime Aristotle Alip (pictured, centre), Founder of the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy and a fomer Chair of the ICMIF Development Committee, has today (10 December 2018) joined the opening session at...

06 December 2018

Sri Lanka needs proper regulation for microinsurance to enable this sector to grow, according to a new report produced by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and the Institute of...

31 October 2018

New research from Lloyd’s and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has found that there is an estimated global underinsurance gap of USD 162.5 billion in 2018. This protection gap poses a significant...

17 October 2018

Today, 17 October 2018, is the United Nations (UN) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and in recognition of this The ICMIF Foundation is taking the opportunity to celebrate the ways in which the ICMIF...

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