Jeanna Holtz

Jeanna Holtz is the Chief Project Manager at the Microinsurance Innovation Facility at the International Labour Organization (ILO).

By Jeanna Holtz


Finding Real World Relevance for Microinsurance Research

Without mechanisms like insurance in place to manage the enormous amount of risk in the lives of the poor, hard fought gains against poverty may be wiped out when the inevitable shocks of everyday life occur, be they the death or disability of a breadwinner, sickness, a failed harvest, or the loss of property due to a natural disaster or fire or theft.