August 5, 2013
“In the Pacific, the largest proportion of the population; those who are most vulnerable to shocks and suffer the most, do not have access to any insurance products. As insurance acts as a safety net for families it is important to expand the access to insurance to the large segment of uninsured population.” This was...
July 18, 2013
Seven representatives from financial sectors around the Pacific region have this week begun their training at the Boulder Institute for Microfinance in Turin, Italy. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has provided funding for travel and accommodation for the seven participants, who had benefitted from scholarships to support their tuition.
July 10, 2013
[Suva, Fiji, 9 July, 2013] The Fiji Ministry of Education and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme is hosting a team from Vanuatu’s Ministry of Education and the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu to study how Fiji has implemented Financial Education in primary and secondary schools nationally. Fiji is the first Pacific country to comprehensively integrate financial...
April 16, 2013
Saturday, 13th April, marked the signing of the LICI -TISI Sangam Microinsurance policy document formalizing the process of registering Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam (TISI) Sangam members in the Nadi district to one of the lowest premiums on the insurance market in Fiji. The event was held at the Sangam school complex in Nadi. For...
March 19, 2013
From April 2013, all schools in Fiji will start teaching financial education in the classroom, exposing 197,000 students to new skills to better manage and invest money. Today, the UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and the Deputy Director for Asia Pacific, Nicholas Rosellini visited one of the schools implementing the curriculum – the Nadi Airport School...
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