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

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26 June 2019

A one-day microinsurance seminar has been added to the programme for the forthcoming ICMIF Biennial Conference which takes place in November 2019 in Auckland (New Zealand).

The microinsurance seminar will...

21 June 2019

A new study from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has, for the first time, analysed how mutual microinsurance, a community-owned model of insurance, contributes to...

04 June 2019

We are delighted to let you know that ICMIF will be holding a 30-minute webinar on Thursday 27 June on Technical Assistance opportunities available through the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy.

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25 April 2019

Nearly 300,000 previously uninsured people from low-income and disadvantaged communities in India are now protected with a health or life microinsurance policy by ICMIF Indian member the DHAN Foundation.

This...

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...

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