Member profile: Fasecolda

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Federación de Aseguradores Colombianos (Federation of Colombian Insurers) represents all the insurance companies that operate in Colombia and has been a member of the Microinsurance Network (MiN) since 2009. Fasecolda’s Financial Inclusion and Sustainability Director Alejandra Diaz spoke to the MiN about trust, financial inclusion and why it’s important to avoid reinventing the wheel.

MiN: Why did Fasecolda join the MiN?

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Applications for Microinsurance Master leadership programme open for 2019

Monday, November 12, 2018

In 2018, 18 insurance leaders, intermediaries, and regulators from 14 different countries took part in the inaugural Microinsurance Master leadership training programme, praising the value, quality, and return on investment with a 97% recommendation rating.

Said one of the participants: “If you’re a decision-maker, sitting at your table, looking at your numbers and asking yourself, ‘why is my microinsurance department not working out?’, you should join this programme.”

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IFAD hosts SAFIN annual plenary and workshop on TA for smallholders and agri-SMEs

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The second annual plenary meeting of the Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) was held at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 11-12 October, along with a workshop on "Business models for the delivery of technical assitance complementing finance for smallholders and agri-SMEs".

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14th Consultative Forum on “InsurTech – rising to the regulatory challenge”, 24 October, Argentina – connect and join us remotely

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Written by the Access to Insurance Initiative and the MiN

Next week in Argentina, the 14th Consultative Forum will bring together insurance companies, digital providers, policymakers and regulators to discuss how new technologies and players are changing the insurance landscape, which supervisory approaches are needed in order to stimulate innovation and what protection consumers need.

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Member profile: Denis Garand & Associates

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Denis Garand is the president of Denis Garand & Associates and has served on the MiN Board of Directors since 2014 and has been the Treasurer since 2015. He has been a microinsurance pioneer since 2001 and was involved in the MiN - and its forerunner the CGAP working group on microinsurance - since the very beginning.

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We are hiring: Assistant Director opening at the MiN

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Microinsurance Network (MiN) is looking for a dynamic self-starter to join our organisation as an Assistant Director. The role will involve working side by side with the Executive Director (ED), helping with all daily operational, managerial and administrative tasks as needed.
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Fasecolda hosts interactive microinsurance training workshop

Monday, October 8, 2018
Sixty inclusive insurance specialists and leaders from 18 Colombian insurers joined a workshop on inclusive insurance organised by the Colombian insurance association Fasecolda last week. Fellow MiN members Pioneer Insurance and Microinsurance Master were invited to present. Pioneer shared lessons from their journey that has seen them achieve up to 18 million microinsurance enrolments, while Microinsurance Master shared how to adopt key insights from its leadership training programme.
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