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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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Digicel and KlickEx Launch web to mobile wallet remittance transfer

Digicel and KlickEx Launch web to mobile wallet remittance transfer

October 7, 2011

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Within one month of Vodafone MPAiSA International Remittance Launch, their competitor Digicel Mobile Money in partnership with Klick Ex, followed with a launch of their web to mobile wallet money transfer last night covering the New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga and Fiji corridor. Fiji has been gaining global recognition on these ground breaking initiatives around mobile...

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Fiji on Target to Reach Unbanked Population

Fiji on Target to Reach Unbanked Population

September 9, 2011

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Fiji is on track to reach its target of banking 150,000 people who do not have bank accounts. To date, 34% of the 150,000 targeted, that is, more than 50,000 people in the last year have since acquired access to basic financial services making it easier to save and access their money. In November of...

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