Zeepay and Enterprise Life Insurance partner to offer remittance senders insurance for their beneficiaries in Ghana

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Photo: Jacqueline Benyi, MD, Enterprise Life (left), and Andrew Takyi-Appiah, MD, Zeepay (right)

Zeepay, a fast-growing fintech and a Challenger Electronic Money issuer (Mobile Money Company), has announced a new partnership with Enterprise Life to provide Beneficiary Insurance to remittance senders from the diaspora known as Zeemicro.

People in the diaspora can now purchase insurance cover for their beneficiaries when sending money home and the policy is issued instantly. The service will be available to senders within the United Kingdom directly to Ghana.

Remittance receivers on the policy will benefit from the following: natural death, accident, partial disablement, critical illness and hospital cash income benefit. Through this new collaboration with Enterprise Life, Zeepay is positioned to become a key digital player in the insurance sector contributing to increase penetration which is currently about 1-2% in Ghana.

The Managing Director went on to state that, the uncertainties of life, highlighted by the current pandemic has heightened our sense of anxiety especially amongst Ghanaians living in the UK, who are concerned about the well-being and safety of their loved ones back home.

In this partnership, our goal is not only to offer life cover for the beneficiaries but also to eliminate the anxieties, easing the burden and assuring Ghanaians abroad that their remittances are well protected.

Dede Quarshie, Chief Commercial Officer Zeepay, speaking about the service said: “The service will immediately be available to over 500,000 Ghanaians living in the United Kingdom with beneficiaries living in Ghana. We are optimistic that this service will further deepen our financial inclusion drive across Ghana.”

Felicity Jaforktuk, Mobile Money Product Manager mentioned: “At Zeepay, we are solutions driven and our strategy remains to leverage our Mobile Money platform to drive solutions that impact on everyday lives.

Zeemicro offers GH¢5000 in full cover should there be an occurrence, and all claims will be paid instantly using mobile money. We are delighted to bring this wonderful product to market and thank all our partners for making it possible including Enterprise Life and Gloremit UK our strategic partner for the service”.

Zeepay is the fastest-growing fintech into Mobile Financial Services across Africa with Operations in Ghana and the United Kingdom and terminating to 20 countries across Africa and with termination agreements in over 90 jurisdictions globally. We specialize in Remittance termination into mobile wallets and completely network and partner agnostic.

We are wholly owned Ghanaian company and regulated in the UK by Financial Conduct Authority-FCA # 592538 and in Ghana by The Bank of Ghana- PSD/ZGL/20/03 under the Payment Systems and Services Act, 2019 (Act 987). Zeepay supports Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 3 and is considered a Financial Inclusion Company positioned to improve last-mile access. Visit myzeepay.com for more information.

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