The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility partners with Habitat for Humanity and Britam to develop new property insurance solutions

Friday, October 16, 2020

In Kenya and many other countries, entrepreneurs, micro and small enterprises use their homes in business operations, be this in running small businesses from home or using their home for stock storage, for example. Therefore, this project not only supports people in protecting their homes, but in many instances, their business operations too.

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World Food Programme (WFP) receives the Nobel Prize

Monday, October 12, 2020

The need for international solidarity and multilateral cooperation is more conspicuous than ever. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP).

WFP has been a member of the Network for several years and have continued their efforts to combat hunger, to better conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and to act as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.

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We are hiring a Knowledge Manager

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Are you an effective communicator looking to make a difference? Do you want to put your skills to work and have a real impact in contributing to the development of insurance markets that work for the poor? Do you have a strong grasp of strategic messaging and packaging information for purpose? If so, why not join our growing, dedicated, multicultural and dynamic team in beautiful Luxembourg?

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Putting the ‘S’ back into ESG

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In the first of four articles on the role of inclusive insurance in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria, MiN Executive Director Katharine Pulvermacher calls on insurers to ensure that their customer-base is inclusive and on stakeholders to strengthen the recognition of access to insurance in SDG targets and indicators.

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MiN member profile: AB Consultants

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Kenyan market driver AB Consultants have a dream - an Africa “where people are resilient against risks, have access to financial services and are thriving.” Co-founder and Director Anne Kamau (the ‘A’ in ‘AB’) tells us why customer centricity drives their passion.

MiN: What is the driving force behind AB Consultants?

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Know Your Customer: challenging conventional wisdom in insurance

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

When researchers found that half the population of Ethiopia were both interested in and could afford to buy microinsurance products, it turned conventional thinking on its head. “We discovered things which were completely different from our preconceived ideas,” says Craig Thorburn, Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank. “You can’t assume you know best what customers want.

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Can Rural Development Programs Build Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures national governments around the world are taking to contain it have created new challenges for families who were already vulnerable to a number of climate-related disaster risks. New research supported by USAID is learning whether investments in broadly based resilience helps families to withstand even this completely unexpected and global shock.

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