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Equitel offers mobile income insurance for hospitalisation

Wednesday 7 March 2018 | 09:43 CET | News
Equity Bank's mobile money platform Equitel has brought out a mobile-based insurance product called Riziki Cover for loss of income in the case of hospital admission. Riziki Cover has been introduced in a partnership between Equitel, Equity Insurance Agency, insurer Britam and technical service provider Inclusivity Solutions. Equitel subscribers who use airtime from KES 100 or make mobile banking transactions worth KES 1,000 or more per month are eligible.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Equitel
Countries: Kenya
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