Case Study

Scale: Thinking Big- Case Studies

Studying the drivers of scale in microinsurance

This paper outlines the eight in depth case studies included in Scale: Thinking Big (which is a review of a wide range of microinsurance initiatives to understand their trends and drivers for scale). The case studies include: AVBOB (South Africa), Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions (CLIS)/Malayan- Philippines, Casas Bahia/MAPFRE- Brazil, Hollard/Edcon- South Africa, Protecta- Peru, Tigo- Ghana, Benaznir Income Support Programme (BISP) Waseela- Pakistan, and National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS)- India. The paper discusses in detail the following with respect to each case:

  • Description of the initiative;
  • Context of the initiative;
  • Details of the product portfolio;
  • Distribution mechanism and partnerships;
  • Operations;
  • Marketing aspects;
  • Product success and results;
  • Summary of the scale drivers.

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By Tappendorf, T., Fonseca, C., Muller, Z., Gray, J. et al