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Micro insurance coverage surges at tremendous pace

Microfinance Focus, April 15, 2012: ¬†Micro insurance schemes worldwide have catapulted over the past five years. It now reaches an estimated 500 million worldwide, according to the Micro insurance Innovation Facility of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Munich Re Foundation. Not only does micro insurance aim to protect the poor against risks, but …

Microfinance Today – a Social Investment

Laura Hemrika, Corporate Citizenship 31.01.2012 As microfinance continues to grow and the broader field of social entrepreneurship gains increased attention at Credit Suisse and beyond, Rupert Scofield, CEO of microfinance partner FINCA International and experienced social entrepreneur, talks to us about future trends and opportunities in both.   One of the earlier and best known …