In what is believed to be a world first at the micro level, MicroEnsure has launched a weather index typhoon insurance product to protect smallholder rice farmers from the financial risk of crop damage by typhoons. Starting in May, the insurance pilot for 2009 covers over 2000 farmers on Panay Island, The Philippines, and it is planned to significantly increase in scale if the pilot proves successful.
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MicroEnsure is a non-profit insurance intermediary dedicated to serving the poor throughout the developing world.
We currently operate in nine countries serving millions of people with an range of affordable and appropriate insurance products including:
- Credit Life
- Political Violence
- Weather Index Crop
In addition to product design, implementation and development we also provide the following services:
- Client Education & Training
- Claims Processing
- Product Research & Development
- Business Process Outsourcing
- Automated Insurance Management Systems