Micro insurance in India: Since 2009 ALITS has been assisting Italy's largest insurer, the Generali Insurance Group, in developing and implementing micro-insurance products for its Indian affiliate. These products are designed to offer affordable insurance coverage to the country's rural poor.

Micro entrepreneurial models for the working poor in India: With Italian Partners, University partners in India and other local organizations, ALTIS is involved in modeling and promoting successful entrepreneurial ventures that can be replicated among the poor in India. It is a three year project financed by an Italian grant making foundation that looks to contribute to the self sustainable development of the BOP population in India.

Applied research: Micro insurance model, Impact Entrepreneurship, Impact Financing.



  • LIBA (Loyola Institute of Business Administration), Chennai (India)
  • IFMR (Institute for Financial and Management Research), Chennai (India)
  • XIMB (The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (India)
  • The FEM's - women empowerment and microventures onlus
  • Fem Sustainable Social Solutions (FemS3)