People Mutuals was estabilished as a seperate entity on second day of October 2003 and registered as a trust under Indian Trusts Act on December 11, 2003. It was promoted by people federations facilitated and organised by DHAN Foundation. The institution is a mutual insurance initiative promoted through colloboration between DHAN Foundation, Oxfam Novib, Rabobank Foundation and Eureko Re insurance company, The Netherlands, Micro Insurance Association Netherlands(MIAN) provides technical support.
"Safeguarding poor from risks and vulnerabilities through mutual solutions and colloboration with insurance providers to reduce poverty"
- Capacity building/education on mutuality and social security
- Product promotion and development
- Mainstream colloboration to ensure risk cover to all people
- Research, studies and documentation
- Policy advocacy
- Institution building
People Mutuals strives to provide access of insurance services to poor through two approaches.
- Linking mainstream insurance providers with poor when the products are meeting the needs of poor.
- Identifying the gaps in the insurance company products vis-a-vis the needs of people and facilitating community based mutual risk mangaement solutions at federations and ensuring viability and sustainability of them.
People Mutuals Annual Report 2010-2011 (Download, Size: 700 KB)
People Mutuals Annual Report 2009-2010 (Download, Size: 1943KB)