Strengthening vulnerable micro-enterprises through microinsurance: The Adie experience

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Because of the major role played by MSMEs in the global economy, the microinsurance sector is gradually starting to recognise their importance and put them at the forefront of financial inclusion efforts. Microinsurance addresses the needs of MSMEs by transferring risk to a third party. Businesses can re-allocate the funds they would have needed to save for potential future shocks, towards investment in better technologies and product innovation.

Gender Impact of MicroInsurance

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Gender equality is gaining increasing attention as illustrated by the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG number 3): “promote gender equality and empower women”.
This goal was set after the realisation that women and men face the same obstacles but have unequal access to resources enabling them to overcome these obstacles: unequal access to resources, education, technology, labour, capital and credit.

The Role of Microinsurance in Social Protection: A Country Study of Vietnam

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This study produced by the Social Protection Working Group examines the role microinsurance could play in Vietnam if incorporated into a comprehensive social protection strategy, in order to extend coverage to vulnerable populations and improve benefits while supporting the Government’s principles of universality, solidarity, equitability, sustainability and promotion of individual responsibility.

Aiding the disaster recovery process: The effectiveness of microinsurance service providers' response to Typhoon Haiyan.

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The Microinsurance Network collaborated with GIZ RFPI to produce this report looking at how microinsurance service providers responded and performed in terms of claims processing and benefits payments in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, and how that impacted the clients of these service providers.

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