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  • Mi-MBA Model presented at Yokohama International Conference

    Mi-MAP Executive Director, Mr. Jun Jay Perez, introduced the Microinsurance Mutual Benefit Association (Mi-MBA) model of the Philippines at the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific held in Yokohama, Japan on July–12–13, 2016.  Mr. Perez discussed that the Mi-MBA model being implemented in the Philippines focuses on prioritizing low-income households and maximizing benefits for beneficiaries. He further emphasized that through thorough research, forging partnerships with monitoring agencies, and enabling policy advocacy, the mutual microinsurance sector flourished in the country.  It serves now as supporting entityin risk reduction by providing resources in time of unforeseen expenditures. ...

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  • Lakbay-Aral with the CARD MRI Center Chiefs

    Five groups of CARD MRI center chiefs and coordinators selected by CARD Bank and CARD NGO visited RIMANSI from September to December 2016 as part of their Lakbay-Aral to expand knowledge on CARD services and its key affiliates. The Center Chiefs were toured around Mi-MAP office where they met the people behind the organization. After the office tour, they were given a short lecture on Mi-MAP’s history and services. The Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc.also provided a background of microfinance in ...

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  • Financial inclusion project to use ERM Framework and ORSA Tool

    An Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework and Own Risk Solvency Assessment (ORSA) Tool will be developed for Microinsurance MBAs. This is made possible through the support of Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) under the project Building Microinsurers’ Capacities for Greater Financial Inclusion.  February 2017 is targeted as the pilot ERM assessment for Mi-MAP to facilitate a one-day workshop prior to develop risk policy and risk register including the definition of identified risks. A separate training-workshop for managers and Board of Mi-MBAs about the use of ORSA tool will be targeted also in line with the Microinsurance ...

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