Events

Cenfri response to the launch of FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey

Delegates from Cenfri attended the launch of the FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey on 5th November 2013. Developed by FinMark Trust and funded by a national syndicate, FinScope is a nationally representative survey measuring access to, perceptions of and usage of financial services and products. Access and usage of formal financial services and products drives financial inclusion, which is at the heart of FinMark Trust, Finscope and its methodology. For more information concerning the FinScope consumer survey visit: www.FinScope.co.za   FinScope South Africa   FinScope has been rolled out in 18 countries in Africa and 3 in Asia. It…

9th International Microinsurance Conference

At the 9th International Microinsurance Conference hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Jakarta, Indonesia Cenfri presented the following work on behalf of the FinMark Trust and the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility  Herman Smit presented the Business Case for Retailers from Cenfri's work with FinMark Trust at the parallel session on Distribution: Selling microinsurance profitably. Please click here to download the presentation (PDF, 1.65MB) Mia Thom presented Scale: Thinking Big from Cenfri's work the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility at the parallel session on Drivers of Scale. Please click here to download the presentation (PDF, 0.8MB) Jeremy Leach presented Understanding…

1st Consultative Forum Jakarta, Indonesia (2013): Microinsurance business models, risks and regulatory implications

It has now been five years since the findings from the original five A2ii microinsurance diagnostics in Colombia, India, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda were synthesised and key themes extracted and disseminated through a series of focus notes. The process elicited insights into how regulation affected the evolution of these microinsurance markets and provided a guide for policy-makers, regulators and supervisors looking to support the development of microinsurance in their jurisdiction.   Since then, diagnostic studies have been rolled out in more than 10 further countries, prompting the A2ii to embark on a new round of cross-country synthesis to extract key overarching themes.…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for East African Markets 23-26 April 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

From 2008 to 2011 the number of microinsurance policies in Africa grew by 200% from 14.7 to 44.4 million lives and properties currently covered.   Growth has been largely driven by embedded products, but the industry in Africa is beginning to move away from credit-life - an evolutionary path towards more complex products. East Africa is leading the way, however the lack of expansion in products most needed by the low-income population (health, education and agricultural) suggests continued constraints. In East Africa, the Cenfri Tanzania Access to Insurance Diagnostic (2012) revealed a potential microinsurance market of up to 16.4 million…
 
Events

Cenfri response to the launch of FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey

Delegates from Cenfri attended the launch of the FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey on 5th November 2013. Developed by FinMark Trust and funded by a national syndicate, FinScope is a nationally representative survey measuring access to, perceptions of and usage of financial services and products. Access and usage of formal financial services and products drives financial inclusion, which is at the heart of FinMark Trust, Finscope and its methodology. For more information concerning the FinScope consumer survey visit: www.FinScope.co.za   FinScope South Africa   FinScope has been rolled out in 18 countries in Africa and 3 in Asia. It…

9th International Microinsurance Conference

At the 9th International Microinsurance Conference hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Jakarta, Indonesia Cenfri presented the following work on behalf of the FinMark Trust and the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility  Herman Smit presented the Business Case for Retailers from Cenfri's work with FinMark Trust at the parallel session on Distribution: Selling microinsurance profitably. Please click here to download the presentation (PDF, 1.65MB) Mia Thom presented Scale: Thinking Big from Cenfri's work the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility at the parallel session on Drivers of Scale. Please click here to download the presentation (PDF, 0.8MB) Jeremy Leach presented Understanding…

1st Consultative Forum Jakarta, Indonesia (2013): Microinsurance business models, risks and regulatory implications

It has now been five years since the findings from the original five A2ii microinsurance diagnostics in Colombia, India, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda were synthesised and key themes extracted and disseminated through a series of focus notes. The process elicited insights into how regulation affected the evolution of these microinsurance markets and provided a guide for policy-makers, regulators and supervisors looking to support the development of microinsurance in their jurisdiction.   Since then, diagnostic studies have been rolled out in more than 10 further countries, prompting the A2ii to embark on a new round of cross-country synthesis to extract key overarching themes.…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for East African Markets 23-26 April 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

From 2008 to 2011 the number of microinsurance policies in Africa grew by 200% from 14.7 to 44.4 million lives and properties currently covered.   Growth has been largely driven by embedded products, but the industry in Africa is beginning to move away from credit-life - an evolutionary path towards more complex products. East Africa is leading the way, however the lack of expansion in products most needed by the low-income population (health, education and agricultural) suggests continued constraints. In East Africa, the Cenfri Tanzania Access to Insurance Diagnostic (2012) revealed a potential microinsurance market of up to 16.4 million…
 

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