August 5th, 2021
Anita Ofori, the owner of Rush Enterprise, Makola, Accra, who lost her business in a fire outbreak, has been presented with a bancassurance pay-out of GHS 299,196 by CalBank and Saham Insurance.
Speaking at the event, Group Head, Consumer and Retail Banking, Mr Peter Fordjor commented “Bancassurance premiums often appear costly, but by having the right policy in place it can re-establish your business following a potentially disastrous event. We are delighted to be part of this bancassurance solution that provides rapid pay-outs on claims. The CalBank – Saham Partnership is a prime example of Bancassurance at work
We are creating a success story built on cooperation with real results, so it is important for us to showcase it. Saham Insurance are our underwriters for our general insurance offering and this collaboration has presented us with a great opportunity to improve the quality of life of our clients. We will continue to ensure that customers are able to access their bancassurance pay-outs easily and quickly.”
Edith Lawson-Atenga, Head, Bancassurance, Saham Insurance in her remarks stated: “We remain committed to paying claims promptly and supporting our bank partners and clients with insurance solutions that will help grow and sustain their businesses.” She further stated: “As one of Africa’s largest insurance companies, we will not relent on our purpose to empower generations to be financially confident, secured and prosperous.”
Madam Anita Ofori, owner of Rush Enterprise was grateful to CalBank and Saham Insurance for promptly paying out her claims. She remarked: “CalBank and Saham have presented me with this amount which is going to help me in my business. A few months back, I heard about this bancassurance policy and decided to sign up. I’m going out there as an ambassador to inform many people, especially the market women about the benefits of insurance and convince them to insure their businesses.”
CalBank PLC launched their partnership in 2020 with Saham Insurance the underwriters for CalBank’s general insurance products. The three products being offered under this partnership include the CalBank Motor Insurance, Homeowners Insurance and the SME/Shop owners Insurance.