Posted in Blog on Apr 20, 2021
I grew up in the Philippines in a family of five, and up until I was the age of 6, we had a very comfortable life. Then, my mum’s business was targeted by an organized crime syndicate and around the same time, my papa made the decision to quit his high-salary job. He learned there was fraud going on in the business and he didn't want to be a part of it. My papa always protected his integrity and the integrity of our family's name.
We lost all our material possessions and money overnight – we went from living in a big house with 5 housekeepers and a driver, to living in a tiny two-bedroom dilap...
Posted in Blog on Apr 13, 2021
At Micro Insurance Company, we believe in a workplace where people don’t have to water down who they are. The diversity of our team is what gives us the capacity to challenge the norm and push past the boundaries of groupthink. Diversity to us is the differences of individuals – different races, genders, ages, backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.
We provide a space where the women and men who work at MIC are encouraged to share both their masculine and feminine sides. We believe both vulnerability and assertiveness are important qualities in the workplace. We dispel the stereotypes that wo...
Posted in Blog on Mar 01, 2021
Micro Insurance Company and TanManagement Join Hands in Tanzania
Posted in Blog on Feb 23, 2021
Marie Stopes Society Pakistan has entered into a strategic collaboration with MicroEnsure to introduce a health care initiative under the Sehatyab Program for the women in low and middle-income communities of Karachi.
Posted in Blog on Dec 18, 2020
2020 is a year likely none of us will ever forget. Covid-19, social distancing, a world in quarantine, and....murder hornets?
It was a painful year to witness as the pandemic caused irreversible economic and social distress, as well as the loss of so many lives. As an insurance company, we did our best to buckle our bootstraps and take action to help those affected by covid-19. And we did that the best way we knew how – by providing people with the safety net that is insurance.
Coming into 2020, we had big plans. We had our AI working, we set up our new insurance company in Anguilla, and mos...
Posted in Blog on Nov 27, 2020
Once a source of beauty now a source of destruction. The eruption of Taal volcano in Southern Luzon, Philippines has been causing difficulties to the community surrounding it for weeks, starting January 12, displacing thousands of families and disrupting their normal living. Through its outreach fund and additional contributions from it's employees, the MicroEnsure Philippines team joined together in supporting the victims of the Taaleruption. The MicroEnsure employees donated to the Philippine Red Cross and Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI), two organizations that are conducting relief ...
Posted in Blog on Nov 25, 2020
MicroEnsure secures grant from UNCDF to provide free insurance to thousands of MSMEs in Ghana
Is there a triple threat insurance company?
Is it good to have a finger in many pies?
Social Impact, what is it and can we do it? Is it relevant to insurance? Is it separate to insurance? We are reading a lot about social good and social impact, this got me thinking about the role of the insurance industry and the many give back campaigns.