: Palarong Sari-Sari Sure kicked-off in Samar
A learning opportunity integrated in fun-filled activities dubbed as Palarong Sari-Sari Sure debuted in Calbayog City, Samar and participated by 28 storeowners within the area. The first microinsurance roadshow was made possible through the joint effort of RIMANSI and CARD insurance group.
Making sure that all the participants enjoy the event, games, activities and prizes were prepared all throughout the roadshow. Palarong Sari-Sari sure showcased the relevance of sari- sari stores in the family, community, and up to the national level. At the same time, stores face different risks thus leading to the discussion on risk management and wealth creating financial services such as savings, loan and microinsurance.
Building on the relevance of sari-sari stores, Sagip Negosyo, a non-life calamity microinsurance product for storeowners, was introduced to the participants. Then followed by business continuity planning to put emphasis on means of how storeowners can act on the risks that may affect their store operations. At the end of the roadshow, more than have of the participants expressed interest to save in order to avail Sagip Negosyo.
Palarong Sari- Sari Sure was held last November 8 as part of the microinsurance awareness for Sagip Negosyo, under the PREMIUM project supported by Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA).