2016

UN-supported microinsurance partnership showcased at 12th International Microinsurance Conference

UN-supported microinsurance partnership showcased at 12th International Microinsurance Conference

November 24, 2016

SHARE:  



Colombo, Sri Lanka– BIMA credits its philosophy of putting customers at the heart of its business with its achievements in advancing insurance coverage in the region. BIMA recently shared its astounding progress and regional expansion plans in the Pacific at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) in Sri Lanka that ran from 15 – 17 November...

Read More

Solar power drives financial inclusion: MiBank pilots affordable solar loans platform in Papua New Guinea

Solar power drives financial inclusion: MiBank pilots affordable solar loans platform in Papua New Guinea

October 21, 2016

SHARE:  



Port Moresby, PNG – A new pilot partnership in Papua New Guinea (PNG) providing affordable green energy has the potential to drive the adoption and usage of financial services among rural low-income Papua New Guineans. MiBank is working with Empawa, a local provider of solar power units in PNG to target off-grid homes to supply...

Read More

New partnership enables affordable insurance for low income earners

New partnership enables affordable insurance for low income earners

September 30, 2016

SHARE:  



Suva, Fiji A simple text message is all it will take Pacific Islanders to sign up to new microinsurance products providing a crucial safety net for families. BIMA, a world-leading mobile micro-insurance provider, and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) have launched their second major joint initiative that will provide microinsurance products to underserved communities...

Read More

Insuring the uninsurable in PNG? New property insurance research underway

Insuring the uninsurable in PNG? New property insurance research underway

September 6, 2016

SHARE:  



Studies are underway by Capital Insurance to research unserved markets in Papua New Guinea (PNG), to explore the possibility of providing low-cost insurance specially-designed for currently uninsured properties in informal settlements and villages. PNG has one of the lowest insurance penetration rates globally, with estimations of coverage being under 2% of Gross Domestic Product, significantly lower...

Read More

Coconut farmers to benefit from ANZ goMoney

Coconut farmers to benefit from ANZ goMoney

August 12, 2016

SHARE:  



An exciting project to connect mobile banking to the coconut industry was launched today by the Australian Government, Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) and ANZ Bank. The SBD 5 million dollar program (US$650,000) will connect rural coconut oil producers, laborers, buyers and transport operators with digital finance as the coconut industry in Solomon Islands expands....

Read More

FOR MORE INFORMATION

or media inquiries please contact:
Erica Lee
Communications Associate
Tel: +679 3227538
Email: erica.lee@undp.org
Website: http://www.pfip.org/