Funeral Cover for Zimbabweans in South Africa
September 30, 2016
The cost of living continues to increase, and so does the cost of burying loved ones. That’s why funeral cover for Zimbabweans is necessary.
Most families want to bury a family member with respect and dignity. For Zimbabweans living in South Africa, this can be very expensive.
Mukuru helps families in a way that’s honourable, yet affordable, with its comprehensive funeral cover.
Mukuru means “old and respected” in Shona, and the company prides itself on respecting the same sentiments.
Funeral cover for Zimbabweans and Repatriation of the Body
When you call a Mukuru call centre for funeral cover for Zimbabweans you can speak to a consultant in your language. Mukuru’s professional experts often deal with clients who live abroad.
The consultants tell customers how to send money via the internet. To send money, customers need to have the correct papers with them and register with Mukuru.
Guardrisk Life Limited is the underwriter for Mukuru and covers the repatriation of the body in the event of the insured’s death. Mukuru offers insurance to foreign nationals from Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.
Mukuru offers three different funeral plans:
Send Me Home
This plan costs as little as R20 per month and provides R12 500 worth of cover, in the event of accidental death, and R10 000 for final expenses.
It includes repatriation of the body to Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, and Mozambique, as well as transport for two members of the family to accompany the body. There is also a R2 500 Condolence Fee.
Send Me Home Premium
This policy is the high-end version of the Send Me Home plan, which costs R50 per month. This cover includes an R18 000 cash payout, Final Expenses coverage of R10 000; and R12 500 in the event of accidental death. Furthermore, it includes transport for two family members to accompany the deceased.
Send Me Home Family plan
For R120 per month, you can have insurance to send members of your family home. In addition, the primary member and the spouse get an R15 000 payout, plus insurance for the first four children.
What do you Need to qualify?
All you need to get funeral cover from Mukuru is a valid passport and Asylum status or a South African ID.
Who should use Mukuru?
Mukuru Cover is the ideal solution for foreigners who live and work in South Africa because the benefits far outweigh the costs of the monthly premiums.
It is a small price to pay, knowing that if there is a death in the family, you will be able to send the body home and pay for the funeral.
In this way, you can ensure that your family doesn’t have to suffer from the financial burden of having to pay for repatriation and a funeral that they cannot afford.
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All info was correct at time of publishing