Since its relocation to The Gambia in 1991, WAII has jointly with the country’s Management Development Institute (MDI) run training programmes for Chief Executives and personnel of Insurance Organisations and other Institutions at their requests. WAII is also in the process of providing in-house training courses for specific organisations as well as providing Consultancy Services for financial institutions. WAII is determined to contribute effectively in promoting the socio-economic development of The Gambia by producing sound middle-level Insurance professionals capable of providing excellent services to conserve needed foreign exchange for the nation.
i) In October 1985, at Beijing China, the WAII was admitted as Associate Member of the Federation of Afro Asian Insurers and Reinsures (FAIR).
ii) In September, 1986, the Institute was made an Affiliate of the British Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
iii) In October 1997, the Institute was made a member of the Institute for Global Insurance Education (IGIE) formed by the Insurance professional Bodies of the U.K. (CII), USA (CPCU); and Canada (IIN).
iv) In October 1990, the Institute was made a pioneer member of The Association of African Insurance Educators and Trainers (AAIET). The Institute also produced the first class Secretary-General of the Association
v) In 1982, the African Insurance Organization (AIO), in recognition of the modest contribution of the Institute to the Development of African Insurance Market, donated a first class award Certificate and a Gold Medal to the Institute.
vi) In 1982, the CICA also donated a medal to the Institute for excellent performance.
vii) In May 1997, AIO once again awarded WAII a Certificate of Appreciation.