Logistics platform Sendy has introduced that it will likely be offering medical health insurance for its drivers by way of Afyapoa well being financing scheme.
This makes it the primary digital market supplier to increase well being advantages cowl to its driver-partners and their households.
In an announcement, the agency’s Chief Operations Officer Ambrose Nyangao says the partnership with Insurance coverage For All (IFA) will improve common healthcare protection.
By the cowl, drivers can pay premiums of solely Sh81 day by day which will likely be deductible from the Sendy app.
Solely 15.8 per cent of Kenya’s inhabitants are lined by the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Fund (NHIF), which is equal to over 80 per cent of the whole inhabitants with any type of medical health insurance in Kenya.
“Nothing distracts you out of your laborious work as a lot as your loved ones getting unwell and also you should not have the money to pay. In case you take cowl with AfyaPoa, it is possible for you to to maintain all of your insurance coverage wants when it comes to healthcare,” Nyangao stated.
“We imagine that the AfyaPoa cowl is a well timed, accessible and inexpensive resolution that may allow our companions to get again on their toes faster within the occasion of sickness and be much less uncovered to erosion of their earnings,” stated Chris Nyaga, Nation Supervisor – Sendy Service provider Enterprise Unit.
Amongst advantages that the AfyaPoa cowl presents embody: COVID-19 protection, entry to house visits and dial in consultations, power illness administration, entry to free diet recommendation, entry to household planning companies, free wellness check-ups upon registration in addition to entry to the AfyaPoa app.
Along with the AfyaPoa cowl, Sendy additionally presents private accident cowl, street rescue, items in transit (GIT) insurance coverage and entry to non-public loans by way of a welfare scheme.
The AfyaPoa cowl will additional increase their properly being enabling them to be extra productive at work and get their households lined.
Sendy is a platform for companies searching for to commerce with ease. Sendy at the moment presents supply for over 5,000 companies a few of which embody Unilever, Jumia, Copia, DHL and Safaricom.
As the one platform in Africa masking the primary to the final mile, Sendy permits companies to ship uncooked supplies to their manufacturing amenities by way of vehicles in addition to completed items to their end-customers utilizing vans, pick-ups and bikes.