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Microfinance’s next frontier

by Meredith May. Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2010 Microinsurance is a small insurance policy that can be sold to a poor or low-income person in an emerging market.  It is the next frontier in the microfinance movement. Today more than 150 million low-income people in developing countries are improving their families’ futures through microloans, according to the World Bank.  As workers grow their microbusinesses, they want insurance.  All it takes is a flood, a … Continue reading

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