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

Videos

08 October 2018

CIC Insurance Group launched their 5-5-5 project in Kenya at a formal event on 17 September 2018.

25 September 2018

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, supported by the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, Palaniyammal’s family now has affordable health microinsurance which has changed their lives and recently saved the life of her sister-in-law. Through its partnership with ICMIF, the DHAN Foundation aims to cover an additional 1 million people with mutual microinsurance over a five period, so that many more people like Palaniyammal and her family can benefit from affordable health microinsurance.
30 July 2018

Gayathri Sakthirajan, Chief Executive of People Mutuals (the insurance arm of the DHAN Foundation), in India discusses her organisation's project to reach 1 million previously uninsured people from low-income communities through the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy. Gayathri also praises the positive impact of a technical assistance assignment arranged through the 5-5-5 Strategy on the project, which was conducted by Bas Lavalaye, a Finance and Control Manager from ICMIF member Achmea (the Netherlands). This video was taken in April 2018, one year after the launch of the project.
30 July 2018

In April 2018, Hiroko Kowada and Naruto Takahashi of ICMIF member Zenkyoren (Japan) visited the DHAN Foundation in Madurai, India to see first-hand the impact of their organisation's support to the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy on poor communities in India.

25 July 2018

Bas Lavalaye of ICMIF member Achmea (The Netherlands) visited the DHAN Foundation in Madurai (India) for two weeks in April 2018 to conduct a Technical Assistance assignment. The purpose of Bas’s trip was to assess the first year of the project with the DHAN Foundation and use the findings from this exercise to strengthen the business plan for the next four years of the project. Bas speaks about his rewarding experience in this video interview.
09 July 2018

Watch how ICMIF members The Co-operators (Canada) are working cooperatively with Uplift Mutuals (India) to bring affordable health insurance to low-income families in India through the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy in this inspiring video, produced by The Co-operators.

22 June 2017

Uplift Biradaree, Marathi

Through ICMIF’s 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, Uplift aims to bring health mutual aid solutions to an additional half a million low-income people in Mumbai and Pune over the next five years. The video narrates the story of Savita whose child has fallen ill and explains about the benefits of her membership with Uplift's Biradaree, the mutual health risk sharing programme where families come together to share their health risks.

16 May 2017

The Achmea Foundation provides marketing assistance to Uplift Mutuals in India

The Achmea Foundation, a Netherlands-based member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) is supporting ICMIF’s 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy. This video highlights the Achmea Foundation's provision of technical assistance to Uplift Mutuals in India by helping the organisation develop a marketing strategy.

26 January 2017

James McPherson's visit to DHAN Foundation


Consultant James McPherson of UK-based Vario Partners visited India in August 2016 to provide technical assistance to the 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy. During his visit to India, James went on a trip to meet with DHAN Foundation members in the field, which is captured in this film.

26 January 2017

Mutual microinsurance: Building resilience in vulnerable communities


Mutual microinsurance protects people against risk in exchange for payments tailored to their needs, and in a manner where they participate in the design and governance of products, services or institutions. Hear from mutual microinsurance policyholders about the positive impact their policy has had on their livelihoods in this short film.

 

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