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Microinsurance

Using Microfinance to Bring Clean Water to India's Poor

Tom Murphy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Mumbai -- A unique public-private partnership involving private sector giants like Unilever and Heinz is improving the health of Indian children. Two ...

Microinsurance, Microsavings and Microcredit Under One Roof

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bhagwan Chowdhry

The meagre savings that the poor do manage to accumulate are rarely enough and there is a need for insurance against unfortunate events such as going hungry, undernourishment for children, and pulling children out of school.

Microequity: A New Model for Financing Microentrepreneurship

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bhagwan Chowdhry

There are a number of attractive features of microequity over microloans. It is time for academics and practitioners to fine-tune the theory and the practice and explore the promise of microequity.