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Insurance to Protect Your Family

In April 2017, 34 year old Kodjo Dunyo took out a loan of GHS18,000 ($3,940 USD) from the Darkuman branch of Advans Ghana to buy stock for his electrical shop which he has been running for 4 years. Later in the year Kodjo fell ill with Pneumonia and was rushed to hospital, sadly he died […]

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Keeping Businesses Running

Lydia Osaah is a 35-year old single mother of one who has owned a hardware store in Abuakwa for ten years. In April 2017, the Abuakwa branch of Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited (OISL) lent Lydia GHS30,000 ($6,570 USD ) for her to develop her hardware business. She was careful to keep up her […]

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Supporting Families With Life and Health Insurance

Idris Gaya Ado had been a customer of Credit Direct Limited (CDL), but unfortunately in June this year he passed away following a cardiac arrest. In partnership with MicroEnsure and Cornerstone Insurance, all borrowers automatically receive Life and Health Insurance when they receive loans from CDL. Garba Idris, Idris’s brother and beneficiary, was aware of the insurance […]

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Creating access and demand for social good

Written by Richard Leftley No matter how great a solution you build, you still have to get people to use it. When you’re working on a product or service that helps society, it’s easy to hope and believe that people will beat a path to your door to better their lives. But, like many things […]

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Customer Stories

Portrait of an African Lady. Rauya, Moshi, Tanzania

Adedoyin Adeyemi Adetayo

On 11 May 2015, Adedoyin Adeyemi Adetayo received an SMS notification from Airtel requesting her to register for Airtel Insurance via *259#. As a result, she went to the Airtel shop in Ilupeju to find out more.

At the Ilupeju Airtel shop she met with a MicroEnsure Engagement Officer who gave her more information and enrolled her on the policy.

Adedoyin was at her shop on 13 July 2015 when she started feeling feverish, so visited the Doctor at Agege General Hospital, Orile Agege. At the hospital, she was diagnosed with chronic malaria and was immediately placed on admission. Following treatment, she was discharged on 17 July 2015.

After being discharged, she visited the Ilupeju Airtel shop to submit her documents for a claim request and on 25 August 2015, she received a call from MicroEnsure asking her to pick up her claims benefit cheque of twenty five thousand Naira (N25, 000).

Adedoyin intends to put the money she received back into her business, and she thanked all the partners that put together Airtel Insurance for making it happen.

To be part of the Airtel Insurance Family, simply register simply by dialling *259#.