MiN Member profile: MicroEnsure

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

With its roots in the microfinance movement, MicroEnsure has been a microinsurance pioneer since 2006. Richard Leftley, CEO and Founder, and Kiereini Kirika, Regional Director for East Africa say the recent move to become part of the Micro Insurance Company marks the start of an exciting new chapter.

How has MicroEnsure evolved over the past two decades?

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COVID-19: a moment of truth for microinsurance

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has taken its toll on the insurance industry, but how did it particularly impact microinsurance clients, who were forced to choose between paying their premiums or paying for food? Bearing in mind the old adage ‘never let a good crisis go to waste,’ the Microinsurance Network’s (MiN) latest Expert Forum asked whether the pandemic has strengthened or undermined the business case for microinsurance.

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Member profile: AXA

Thursday, June 25, 2020

AXA has been perennial leader in the global insurance market, and in 2016 they founded an Emerging Customers business. We sat down with the Head of AXA Emerging Customers and newly-named 2020 Insurance Woman of the Year by the Geneva Association, Garance Wattez-Richard to discuss pushing the boundaries of insurability and making protection relevant and accessible to more segments of the world's population.

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Member profile: Pioneer

Friday, April 24, 2020

Founded 66 years ago, Pioneer began as a traditional property and casualty insurer before adding life and health. It is now the Philippines’ premier marine, aviation and property insurer as well as a leading microinsurance provider. CEO Lorenzo Chan and Senior Vice-President and Head of Non-Life Retail Geric Laude say it’s all down to putting the customer first.

MiN: How is Pioneer helping MSMEs during this unprecedented time of public health crisis and the ramifications it has for businesses?

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