Case Brief #5: Fonkoze

Increasingly insurance is being seen as a way to protect low-income people against the worst effects of catastrophes, such as the storms, floods and earthquakes which are regular and devastating for poor Haitians. Yet a chasm exists between the world of multinational reinsurers and the daily life of Haiti’s most vulnerable. Find out how Fonkoze, Haiti’s largest microfinance institution, was able to bridge this gap.