Pathways towards greater impact: Better microinsurance models, products and processes for MFIs - New Briefing Note from the ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

  • Date Posted: March 8, 2013
  • Authors: Craig Churchill, Aparna Dalal, Josh Ling
  • Organizations: ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility
  • Document Types: Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Multilateral Organization

The experiences of innovative microfinance institutions (MFIs) have made it clear that they can be effective distribution channels for microinsurance. The findings of a survey reviewing 450 MFIs suggest that MFIs are evolving beyond basic credit life insurance.

This briefing note provides a concise review of the challenges and successes of microfinance institutions and offers ten key recommendations for MFIs to improve their microinsurance offerings.

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