How to join the scheme?
By virtue of being a member of Sibonelo Savings and Credit Co-operative Organisation (SACCO) you qualify to be a member.
Who Is Covered?
The member’s family is covered and by family, this scheme means 8 members being:
- Member’s spouse
- A maximum of six (6) children. Children who are aged 21 – 24 years but still pursuing their studies and they are fully dependent on parent(s) are covered.
Parent(s)/ In-laws and any other adult dependent may benefit but at an additional annual premium per individual.
How Much Is needed for the cover?
Currently, a premium of E72.00/month or E864.00/annum per member is required in order to cover the member and his/her family for up to E44,000.00 cover.
The scheme currently allows a member to join for extended family (incl. additional spouse and children – max 4 people)
How to pay?
Member and his/her family premium is payable in monthly installments of E72.00 through employer stop order or other payment facilities. Parents’ and in-laws’ monthly installments are E60.00. Monthly premiums for dependants are in the following table.
(Monthly Rate Per Person)
When Does a member benefit?
For a new member who is joining for the first time, he/she can only benefit 180 days (6 months) after joining.
What are the benefits?
In the event of death, benefits are paid as follows:
|For a Member||E44,000.00|
|14 to 21 years old||E30,000.00|
|6 - 13 years old||E16,500.00|
|1 to 5 years old||E9,250.00|
|Still Born (26 weeks)||E3,925.00|
|For Parents/In Laws||E20,000.00|
|Permanent Disability||Covered for life|
Double Accident Benefit
In the event of a principal member’s death due to an accident, death benefit is E64, 000.00.
documents needed for joining and claiming
The following certified copies are needed:
- Member’s birth certificate
- Spouse(s)’s birth certificates
- Marriage certificate
- Children’s birth certificates
- Personal Identity Cards (PIN)–Member and Nominee
- Police report in case of an accident
- Medical report
- Undertaker confirmation
NB: Members are advised to submit these documents at the time of joining or as soon as these documents are available in order to avoid delays and inconveniences when a claim is made. These documents must be kept by Sibonelo office for record purposes.
To make a claim, the member or his relatives must bring a certified copy of death certificate(s).
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