In this video Bob Christen, Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talks about the strategy of the Foundation in mobilising savings account for people who live on less than 2 dollars a day. Bob explains the various agent models that could support savings services. He says the successful mobilisation of small-scale savings requires dramatic reductions […]
Building a Bridge Between MFIs and the Health Sector, Innovative Health Care Financing Scheme for the Low-Income Community
This report outlines the challenges Afya, a healthcare financing scheme, faced during the pilot in Kenya along with reassuring indications that the health care product(s) for low-income groups have a huge market.
Poverty Africa Health Programme – Health Microinsurance
Poverty Africa (POA) is an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Tanzania. This paper highlights POA’s holistic health promotion strategy and institutional structure and describes its micro-insurance scheme.
The paper describes the Community Health Plan (CHeaP), a project of the microfinance organisation CENT, in Kisumu, Kenya and how it uses a savings-based methodology for collecting health insurance premiums.