14th International Microinsurance Conference, 6 - 8 November 2018, Lusaka, Zambia

Field trip information and registration

About the field visit
This field visit provides a learning opportunity into two of MLife’s distribution models, microenterpreneurs and enterprise associations. Mlife has been in partnership with the Zambia Federation of Associations of Women in Business (ZFAWIB) to provide low-cost funeral insurance services since 2016. Through this learning visit, participants will gain insights on how Mlife continues to provide a win-win proposition to policyholders and distribution channels.  During this field trip, the participants will meet with leaders of the ZFAWIB and policyholders.  The field will also include meeting with microentrepreneurs that are also accessing Mlife’s low cost funeral insurance products.

About the host
Madison Life (MLife) is a specialist life insurance company which underwrites individual life insurance policies, group life insurance policies, credit insurance policies, funeral expenses insurance policies and personal as well as group pension plans of all classes. The company originally commenced operations as a life and pensions division of Madison insurance company Zambia Limited on 1st April 1992 which was the first private sector insurance company to enter the liberalized insurance market in Zambia. Over the years, MLife has developed and expanded steadily into one of the top life insurance companies in Zambia.

MLife has been providing microinsurance for nearly 20 years. As a life insurer, Madison Life’s product portfolio includes credit life, travel insurance, funeral policies, simple life cover. From working with microfinance institutions, Madison Life’s distribution strategy is now highly diverse and includes government departments, mobile network operators, microenterprise associations, workers unions, commercial banks, women groups, taxi and business associations.

How to register
Please register for the field trip within the conference registration. The fee will be added to the conference fee.
You can find the registration >here.

Key information

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Location: Lusaka
Fee: US$ 60 (includes a Zambian meal from 13:00-14:30 hours)
Maximum number of participants: 25
8:30 Participants will be picked up from the conference venue
09:00-11:00 Meet ZFAWIB and its members (policyholders)
11:30-12:30 Meet microentrepreneurs under Mlife’s low-cost funeral insurance schemes
13:00-14:30 Traditional Zambian lunch
15:00 Return to the conference venue



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