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

Mrs Pottaiammal's story (DHAN Foundation, India)

Mrs Pottaiammal, from rural Tamil Nadu (India), is blind and has recently lost her husband. Fortunately, Mrs Pottaiammal had a microinsurance policy through the DHAN Foundation. She received a small claim payment of INR 10,000 (USD 150), enabling her to survive and not slip into extreme poverty as a result of her husband's death.  

She is visited by Mrs Pillai, a prominent women's group leader in Tamil Nadu.