We are a consulting firm dedicated to generating access to valuable microinsurance products for 3 billion low-income people across the globe.
We accomplish this by working with regulated insurers and appropriate delivery channels, who efficiently provide simple, market responsive microinsurance products. Our clients include commercial insurers, foundations, bi- and multi-lateral development agencies, regulators, NGOs and others. These organizations work with us to ensure the best potential for success with their microinsurance activities. Our work with clients includes various aspects of microinsurance from product development and training to research and advocacy. Our team has implemented microinsurance activities in over 65 countries over the last two decades. If you’d like to learn more about what we do visit the About Us section.
Translating global knowledge into local action: At their annual member meeting which took place this past week, Microinsurance Network members agreed on focusing their efforts towards knowledge exchange and advocacy as well as growing the Network's regional presence in Africa, LAC, and Asia. Click here to read the full press release! Para leerlo en español, haga clic aquí. Pour lire en français , cliquez ici.
The MicroInsurance Centre was honored to host our friends from Pioneer Insurance Company in the Philippines right here in Appleton, Wisconsin. Guests included Pioneer team members Lorenzo Chan, Jo-i Kapunan, Kevin Uy, and Fred Agor. Pioneer Insurance is an award-winning, insurance industry leader in the Philippines as well as a successful and dedicated microinsurance provider and advocate. Click here to read more about Pioneer and the great work that they do.
APEC 2015 Philippines-Check out the press conference video and more below!
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – The 21 member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is pushing for microinsurance to mitigate the impact of natural disasters. The two-day disaster risk finance meeting, which started Wednesday, April 29, discussed initiatives on disaster risk management.
Pictured above: Microinsurance Network chair Michael J. McCord talks about microinsurance in Bacolod also the entire delegate group for this year's event in Bacolod City.
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Burkina Faso-The MicroInsurance Centre’s Microinsurance Learning and Knowledge (MILK) Team studied drought-related costs and financing for maize farmers in Dedougou, Burkina Faso, focusing on farmers' highly variable cash flow and the role that Allianz’s maize loan protection insurance product played in coping with a drought.
Indonesia-The MicroInsurance Centre’s Microinsurance Learning and Knowledge (MILK) Team studied death-related costs and financing in East Java, Indonesia, focusing on the role that Allianz’s Payung Keluarga insurance product played.
MicroInsurance Centre President Michael J. McCord is pictured below with staff of Star Microinsurance Services Limited on his most recent visit to Accra, Ghana. Star Microinsurance is an independent microinsurance agency that is dedicated to serving the low-income market in Ghana with affordable and suitable microinsurance products. Clickhere to learn more about this innovative company and the exceptional work that they are doing towards poverty alleviation in Ghana.
Below, Michael J. McCord meeting with GIZ Ghana staff members Angela Armah (far left) and Victor Aggrey-Fynn (far right) on his trip to Accra. In the second photo, see Michael pictured with Research Associate Hannah Sono. Hannah is a member of the research team for the 2015 Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa study which the MicroInsurance Centre is currently conducting as part of the World Map of Microinsurance program. Click here to read more about this exciting new study!
UPCOMING EVENTS - Be sure to come see us in a location near you!
Michael J. McCord of the MicroInsurance Centre will be sharing his knowledge and expertise as a faculty member of the Boulder Institute of Microfinance - Turin Session 2015. This will take place in Turin, Italy from 20 July - 7 August, 2015. Click here to read more about the program and register for a class!
11th International Microinsurance Conference 2015: "Driving Growth and Sustainability - A Business Case for Microinsurance".
Hosted by the Munich Re Foundation, this year's conference will take place from 3 - 5 November, 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco. Click hereto submit a proposal or just to read more about the event. MicroInsurance Centre staff and consultants will be there!
Members of the Microinsurance Network gathered for their annual meeting in Königstein, Germany from 23-24 June. The Microinsurance Network is led by Chairman Michael J. McCord, President of the MicroInsurance Centre. See the below article from this event detailing the agreed upon plans for best approaches for success of the sector! Below, also check out the MIN's 2014 Annual Report!
Michael J. McCord represented the Microinsurance Network at the APEC Disaster Risk Finance sessions which took place 29 - 30 April, 2015 in Bacolod City, Philippines. Coverage of this event includes the following sources: