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  • ICMIF’s 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy and the sector receive high praise at Manila Microinsurance Forum

     The forum was held at the Insurance Commission’s office in Manila and was attended by delegates from key organizations which included: members of RIMANSI’s network of Mutual Benefit Associations (MBAs); cooperative insurance providers; government representatives from the Insurance Commission, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Finance and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas; as well as representatives from reinsurance, life insurance and non-life insurance companies. Delegates from donor agencies such as the Asian Development Bank, International Labour Organization, GIZ, Canadian Embassy and Care International ...

    Posted at February 24, 2016 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment
  • RIMANSI Celebrates the 8th Year of National Microinsurance Month

    With the theme, ASEAN Integration Forum: Are Microinsurance MBAs Insulated?, RIMANSI celebrated the 8th Microinsurance Month. This is indeed a timely event back-to-back with the 66th Anniversary of the Philippine Insurance Commission—“a very important agency in the promotion and growth of microinsurance in the Philippines,” as Deputy Commissioner Florendo describes in his opening message. With a diverse set of speakers coming from different fields of expertise, organizations, and even from a global perspective—through the presence of leaders from Canadian credit unions which are principal donors of RIMANSI—the forum shed light on the opportunities, challenges, and competitive advantage and potential of microinsurance ...

    Posted at March 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment
  • Microinsurance MBAs’ Mutual Guarantee Fund

      In celebration of the 7th National Microinsurance Month, a Microinsurance Forum dubbed as “Staying True to the Mission: Mutual Microinsurers Leading the Way through Comprehensive Risk Protection” was held at the Insurance Commission last 29 January 2013. In full force, Microinsurance Mutual Benefit Associations (MI-MBAs) in the RIMANSI network graced the event together with representatives of the different international development agencies, insurance practitioners, academe, and the regulators. The forum, led by RIMANSI Organization for Asia and the Pacific (RIMANSI), a regional microinsurance technical resource center, brought together 14 licensed and regulated MI-MBAs to a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of ...

    Posted at February 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment