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A river gets full through its tributaries
Building mutually beneficial financial inclusion communities through data The first language that l was exposed to as a child was Sotho/Tswana. My [...]
Getting ahead of the Curve: How the Regulatory Discourse on M-insurance is Changing
Nearly a year ago, we joined the A2ii in Abidjan to sit down with a roomful of regulators to discuss the challenges and imperatives CIMA faces in [...]
What use is financial inclusion, when you can’t pay the bills?
The 2017 budget, unveiled by the Minister of Finance Honourable Felix Mutati in Zambia earlier this month incorporates new austerity measures but has [...]
Paid, but not paying off
Your alarm goes off. It’s 3am on the last Friday of the month. You don’t hesitate to get out of bed. You know you need to get to the [...]
Could this be microinsurance’s uber moment?
Over the last decade, microinsurance has grown from covering fewer than 100 million risks, to covering more than 500 million. But are we overstating [...]
Closing gaps, building bridges
Can the location of a platinum mine help financial service providers (FSPs) identify where to locate a bank branch or ATM? What about the locations [...]
Reading between the data
In 2014, 22.2% of adults in Zambia were covered by insurance. In 2015, just 2.6% were. If you are working on insurance in Zambia you would probably [...]
Good intentions
Why what you measure in financial inclusion is so important to the outcomes you achieve Financial inclusion is increasingly recognised as a policy [...]
Big data for small policies
What does big data mean for microinsurance? There are 24.2 million adults in Tanzania. About 15 million experienced an insurable event in 2013. Less [...]
Making new markets for financial services possible
Financial service providers are becoming increasingly aware of the value of data for financial inclusion. Utilising data and drawing on the power of [...]