More Rural Banks Complete the Basic Microinsurance Training Course

Twenty-three (23) participants from seven (7) rural banks completed the Basic Microinsurance Training Course on April 24-25, 2012. The two-day training promotes the Rural Bankers Research Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) as the technical assistance provider for rural banks who wants to engage in marketing, selling and distribution of microinsurance products and services in compliance with [...]

TOP FIVE tips to build a successful microinsurance partnership

Microinsurance Innovation Facility – Highlights on the recently conducted webinar on Managing Partnerships in Microinsurance: A successful partnership requires a clear understanding of the business problem that a distribution partner has and how insurance is going to fix it. Financial incentives such as commissions may not be sufficient (see Emerging Insights #32). Will insurance help [...]

RBAP Continues the Successful Roll-out of the Basic Microinsurance Training Program

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program and the Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) continue to conduct the two-day Basic Microinsurance Training Program for rural banks that want to offer affordable microinsurance products to their clients as authorized by the Insurance Commission (IC) and the Bangko [...]

Guarding the Poor from Falling through Microinsurance

By Ferdinand Sia Ms. Ermie Mayor arrived at her mother’s house after making the rounds in Dayhagan Pilar, Balasan Iloilo. She sold a whole bilao (winnowing basket) of banana-que (deep fried bananas with caramelized sugar on stick) and bicho bicho (deep fried doughnut coated with brown sugar) that her mother prepared in the morning. She [...]