Funeral Scheme Cover

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:

  1. Members
  2. Member’s spouse
  3. 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.

Funeral Insurance with Sibonelo SACCO

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?

Funeral Claim

In the event of death, benefits are paid as follows:

For a MemberE44,000.00
For SpouseE34,000.00
For Children
14 to 21 years oldE30,000.00
6 - 13 years oldE16,500.00
1 to 5 years oldE9,250.00
Still Born (26 weeks)E3,925.00
For Dependents E20,000.00
For Parents/In LawsE20,000.00
Permanent DisabilityCovered 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:

  1. Member’s birth certificate
  2. Spouse(s)’s birth certificates
  3. Marriage certificate
  4. Children’s birth certificates
  5. Personal Identity Cards (PIN)–Member and Nominee
  6. Police report in case of an accident
  7. Medical report
  8. 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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