Safaricom has partnered with Britam Insurance to offer its customers insurance coverage from as low as Ksh25 daily.
Dubbed Data Plus, the offer comes with a daily personal accident cover, data and free access to Google Maps.
The personal accident plan covers medical expenses, permanent disability and funeral expenses that will arise from an accident.
For Ksh25 daily, a customer will get a 100 Megabytes (MB) data bundle and a daily insurance cover of up to Ksh15,0000 for medical expenses and Ksh50,000 for accidental permanent total disability.
In addition, one will also get Ksh50,000 to cater to funeral expenses that arise in case of accident-related death.
“We are delighted to partner with Safaricom, to offer customers innovative and affordable insurance solutions that safeguard their dreams and aspirations. Through this partnership, we aim to reach out to millions of Kenyans who do not have access to insurance protection against various risks that can affect their livelihoods and well-being,” said Evah Kimani, Britam’s Director of Partnerships and Digital.
“Safaricom remains keen on bridging the digital divide, and we do this by availing affordable data bundles and 4G devices, which empower Kenyans to leverage our extensive network coverage and enjoy the transformative power of the internet,” said Fawzia Ali, Chief Consumer Business Officer, Safaricom PLC.
Apart from the Ksh25 Data Plus offer, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) listed telco also offers different packages that cost Ksh55, Ksh110 and Ksh110 daily.
The Ksh55 daily Data Plus plan comes with a 300MB bundle, a daily insurance benefit of Ksh15,000 for medical expenses, Ksh50,000 for accidental permanent total disability and Ksh50,000 for funeral expenses in case of accidental death.
For Ksh 110 daily, one can access the 1GB data bundle, complemented by a daily insurance benefit of Ksh30,000 for medical expenses, Ksh100,000 for accidental permanent total disability, and Ksh100,000 for funeral expenses in case of accidental death.
Moreover, one can access an insurance benefit of Ksh30,000 for medical expenses, Ksh100,000 for accidental permanent total disability, Ksh100,000 for funeral expenses in case of accidental death and a 1.8 GB data bundle for Ksh150 daily.
All prepay, individual hybrid and individual posy-pay customers can access the bundles and the personal accident cover through the Safaricom App or by dialing USSD *544# and choosing their preferred Data Plus bundle under option 9.
All valid claims will be processed within 5 working days upon receipt of all necessary documentation, with benefits disbursed to the mobile number linked to the bundle.
For the Accidental Death benefit, the funeral expenses will be paid to the designated beneficiary.