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Insuring the uninsured – IBLI and partners extend in Ethiopia

As the world of finance continues to evolve the need for insurance also is growing both in Ethiopia and around the world. However rural communities and especially pastoralist communities tended until recently to have been denied access to insurance among other reasons being their remoteness and lack of specialized insurance scheme for their community. But that’s about to change as Oromia Insurance Company  Share Company (OIC) one of the newest entrants to the industry has embarked on covering this often neglected community starting with the Borena pastoralist community.

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