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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 [...]
Talking about data in the land of a thousand hills
Data plays an integral role in all aspects of financial inclusion. Over the next two days, it will feature prominently in deepening our understanding [...]
7 things I learned from the MiN field trip and workshop on microinsurance distribution
What if you could simply swipe your card every time you wanted to pay for a minibus taxi ride? That might be more convenient than carrying the right [...]
Jumping to conclusions
Have you heard of the Fosbury Flop? Probably not. But you’d know one if you saw it. It’s the technique that high jumpers use when jumping [...]