Argie Bondad is a 33 year old hardworking head of the family, he works as a construction worker. His wife Llane Bondad, was pregnant with their third child. She sold ready-to-wear clothes to help her husband with their daily expenses. Llane was a Taytay Sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI) member in a branch located at their hometown Cabatuan, Iloilo.
The family was living a very modest life and working hard to provide their children with a better future, but everything was disrupted when Llane got sick. A day before Christmas in 2017, like every Filipino family, Llane celebrated with her family by feasting on their prepared foods. But on Christmas Eve she suddenly felt stomach pains. Argie was worried and wanted to take her to the hospital due to her pregnancy but she insisted she only needed rest. When the situation got worse Argie took her to the hospital immediately. It wasn’t a simple stomach pain, Llane stayed in the hospital for more than a month, and on 5 February 2018 she passed away. Fortunately, the baby was saved but was born two months premature.
Argie was very sad due to the sudden loss of Llane. In addition to grieving he had to contend with hospital bills and funeral costs. He had to borrow money from his relatives to cover the hospital bills and funeral expenses. But he was able to promise to pay them back knowing that her wife had an active loan with TSKI.
Llane was insured under her Gold Plan 2 policy. As her beneficiary, Argie reached out to the TSKI branch and asked how to process his claim. The staff were able to tell him what documents were required and once these were submitted, his claim was approved. Argie received Php 100, 000 / $1850 USD in cash through OK Remit.
A large part of the money will be used to pay their debts, and the remaining will be for their daily expenses and for the education of their children. Llane will be remembered as a woman who consistently showed care and love for her husband and children. Argie still misses his wife, he said I still can’t accept that she’s no longer with us, the pain is still there. He will always remember her especially when he sees their children. But as the only parent, Argie displays no weakness in front of his children. The insurance money will be their tool for starting their new life. “The amount we claimed will be a great help for us facing the future without my wife” he said.
Argie appreciates what insurance can do especially in this kind of situation. He had heard a lot of good things from other TSKI members about the insurance prior to the sad situation with his wife. He now fully appreciates the benefits of insurance and plans to sign-up for other products in the future.
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Gold Plan 2 is a product offered to renewing clients of TSKI which covers the principal member and five family members with life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
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