Events

Cenfri response to 8th International Microinsurance Conference

  Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 8th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of the FinMark Trust. To learn more about what was discussed at the IMC Conference please look out for the 8th International Microinsurance Conference Report that will soon be made available by the Munich Re Foundation.   The IMC was a major success and many congratulations are in order for the efforts of hosts, as well as their supporters. The delegates from Cenfri were honoured to…

Fellowship Opportunity: Cenfri Innovation Lab

The ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility is partnering with Cenfri to faciliate innovation, with the objective of using applied research to support insurers or insurance channels in identifying the required disruptive innovations which will enable microinsurance to reach scale on a sustainable basis. The Facility and Cenfri are looking for a fellow to provide support to select organizations which agreed to test the innovation concept in setting and monitoring their research agenda and documenting the experience for further development. Download the terms of reference - (PDF: 202 KB) or visit the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility website and online application form (remember…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for African Markets (2012)

Cenfri in collaboration with the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Microinsurance Innovation Facility and the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (USB-ED) presented a training programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for African Markets from the 24th to 27th of July 2012 at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. The training was attended by 31 practitioners (including financial institutions, insurers and retailers), regulators and technical assistance providers from Bostwana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.   The programme benefited from some large company and country contingencies which brought together different parties from the same organization or country –…

Interactive Launch of Microinsurance Compendium, volume II

Cenfri's partner, the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility, organizes on Tuesday 3rd July frm 4 to 6:30 PM an interactive session featuring guest authors and experts who will present shortly the main lessons from some of the 26 chapters of the Microinsurance Compendium, Volume II.   The interactive session will highlight trends emerging from the Microinsurance Compendium Volume II, which Cenfri's own Doubell Chamberlain, Christine Hougaard, Anja Smith, Herman Smit and Grieve Chewla authored chapters on Funeral Insurance, New Frontiers in Microinsurance Distribution and the Technology Revolution in Microinsurance.   Download all the chapters here.    If you wish to find out…
 
Events

Cenfri response to 8th International Microinsurance Conference

  Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 8th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of the FinMark Trust. To learn more about what was discussed at the IMC Conference please look out for the 8th International Microinsurance Conference Report that will soon be made available by the Munich Re Foundation.   The IMC was a major success and many congratulations are in order for the efforts of hosts, as well as their supporters. The delegates from Cenfri were honoured to…

Fellowship Opportunity: Cenfri Innovation Lab

The ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility is partnering with Cenfri to faciliate innovation, with the objective of using applied research to support insurers or insurance channels in identifying the required disruptive innovations which will enable microinsurance to reach scale on a sustainable basis. The Facility and Cenfri are looking for a fellow to provide support to select organizations which agreed to test the innovation concept in setting and monitoring their research agenda and documenting the experience for further development. Download the terms of reference - (PDF: 202 KB) or visit the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility website and online application form (remember…

Programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for African Markets (2012)

Cenfri in collaboration with the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Microinsurance Innovation Facility and the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (USB-ED) presented a training programme in Microinsurance Business Strategies for African Markets from the 24th to 27th of July 2012 at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. The training was attended by 31 practitioners (including financial institutions, insurers and retailers), regulators and technical assistance providers from Bostwana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.   The programme benefited from some large company and country contingencies which brought together different parties from the same organization or country –…

Interactive Launch of Microinsurance Compendium, volume II

Cenfri's partner, the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility, organizes on Tuesday 3rd July frm 4 to 6:30 PM an interactive session featuring guest authors and experts who will present shortly the main lessons from some of the 26 chapters of the Microinsurance Compendium, Volume II.   The interactive session will highlight trends emerging from the Microinsurance Compendium Volume II, which Cenfri's own Doubell Chamberlain, Christine Hougaard, Anja Smith, Herman Smit and Grieve Chewla authored chapters on Funeral Insurance, New Frontiers in Microinsurance Distribution and the Technology Revolution in Microinsurance.   Download all the chapters here.    If you wish to find out…
 

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