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  • Writeshop on Mi-MBA Corporate Governance Manual

    RIMANSI conducted a three-day writeshop on Mi-MBA Corporate Governance Manual last June 1-3, 2015 at the New Horizon Hotel, Mandaluyong City. The managers of 12 MicroinsuranceMBAs, as well as their officers and staff, participated. Mutya Mejia, consultant, along with  RIMANSI Secretariat facilitated the event. Good corporate governance is not new to Mi-MBAs in the country. Although it is being implemented among microinsurance organizations, there is a need to institutionalize and practice corporate governance through written policies and guidelines that will strengthen their operations. The writeshop primarily aimed to assist Mi-MBAs in ...

    Posted at March 1, 2016 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment
  • 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