The Microinsurance MBA Association of the Philippines (RIMANSI) held the 2018 National Microinsurance Forum, in conjunction with National Microinsurance Month last January 25 at the Century Park Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manila. The annual event was organized with the support of Bagong Araw Philippines: Rebuilding through Microinsurance and Women’s Microenterprises (PREMIUM) Project, a project funded by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada and the Government of Canada to help sari-sari storeowners in Leyte and Samar provinces break the cycle of vulnerability to calamities like Yolanda by providing needed business training, insurance protection and financing to expand or upgrade ...
For Immediate Release Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) March 14, 2018 (L-R) Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed, Rimansi president Pelagia Mendiones, Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa, Canadian Ambassador John Holmes and CARD MRI founder and chairman Dr. Jaime Aristotle Alip Forum highlights growth potential of microinsurance Despite the lack of financial literacy and lack of insurance penetration in the Philippines, more and more low-income Filipinos are leveraging microinsurance thanks to the collaboration between government and the private ...
Citi Foundation Microinsurance program ends on a high note with a Learning and Sharing Forum in Mindanao
In a bid to further promote financial inclusion, the Microinsurance MBA Association of the Philippines, Inc. (RIMANSI) conducted a Learning and Sharing Forum last November 24, 2017 in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. The multi-stakeholder forum is the culminating activity of a grant funded by Citi Foundation for the project Building Microinsurers’ Capacities for Greater Financial Inclusion, which supports the growth strategy of Microinsurance Mutual Benefit Associations (Mi-MBAs) through capacity building interventions focused on governance and management training, developing new products and investment policies and options to sustain growth.