The West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) is an International Association of insurance companies and institutions in English speaking West Africa. Among the aims and objectives of the WAICA are: Development of the insurance market in each member country on sound technical basis. Exchange of business, personnel and information among member companies operating within Anglophone West Africa. Promotion of insurance education in each country and to encourage existing educational institutions such as universities to initiate courses and training programs on insurance and allied subjects. In addition to supporting it financially, Ghana Re also provides technical support to the West African Insurance Institute (WAII) which belongs to WAICA.