2011

Low-income households demand new ways to manage emergencies- insurance companies to take lead

Low-income households demand new ways to manage emergencies- insurance companies to take lead

November 29, 2011

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Key stakeholders representing insurance companies, commercial banks, donors, NGOs and the Reserve Bank gathered at Tanoa Plaza in Suva last week for the presentation of findings from the Microinsurance Demand Research implemented in Fiji in August to October of this year. The half-day workshop highlighted the way that low income families in Fiji cope with...

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Lautoka Teachers Trained on Financial Education and Integrating FinED into the School Curriculum

Lautoka Teachers Trained on Financial Education and Integrating FinED into the School Curriculum

October 28, 2011

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About 30 teachers from Drasa Avenue School and Jasper Williams Primary School went through professional development training on personal money management and investment yesterday at Jasper Williams Primary School inLautoka. The workshop was conducted by the Financial Education (FinED) Champion Teachers, Mrs. Emma Brook and Mrs. Sarah Qiokata. The Fiji Financial Education Curriculum Development (FinED...

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Workshop to build capacity and support development of microinsurance in the Pacific

Workshop to build capacity and support development of microinsurance in the Pacific

October 24, 2011

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aMicroinsurance is one of the fastest growing microfinance products in the world. There are a few microinsuranceproducts that have been launched in Timor Leste, PNG and Fiji but the concept is very new and best practices are yet to be established. A 2 day training on business planning for microinsurance begins today at Novotel Lami...

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Regional Workshop to Empower Regulators and Insurance Providers to Protect their Poor

Regional Workshop to Empower Regulators and Insurance Providers to Protect their Poor

October 19, 2011

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Twenty participants from the region will attend a 3 day training workshop on key financial performance Indicators forMicroinsurance in Nadi. The workshop been organized by the partners of Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Inclusive Finance for the Underserved (INFUSE) in partnership with ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility and the Microinsurance Network. This highly interactive workshop...

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Easy Transfer

Easy Transfer

October 8, 2011

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DIGICEL Pacific launched its low cost international remittance service on Thursday night, which would allow people to send money to Tonga, Fiji and Samoa. Attorney General and Telecommunications minister, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the service was good because it would allow Fijians who live or work overseas to send money back home. Digicel’s Mobile Money service...

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