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Microinsurance Reaches 3m in the Philippines, More Expansion Predicted in Microcredit as Commercial Banks Enter Microfinance

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 MICROCAPITAL BRIEF » Posted by Amira Berrada in Category: Asia,Microinsurance at 11:12 am According to a report attributed to the Insurance Commission of the Philippines, a government body regulating the country’s insurance industry, the microinsurance program launched in 2010 has contributed to 3.1 million Filipinos having acquired insurance coverage. The basic unified microinsurance product for health, …
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To Catch A Dollar: A Sundance Movie Review

Michelle Malsbury, BSBM, MM April 01, 2011 Last evening I had the privilege of seeing this wonderful movie about Grameen Bank and Mohammed Yunus. It was called “To Catch A Dollar”. In 2008 Mohammed Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize for microfinance. His groundbreaking work with Grameen Bank sets him apart from most financiers. However, …