Funeral Benefit

Funeral Benefit

A funeral benefit is payable from the fund in the event of the death of a member, spouse or a child. The benefit payable is as follows.


Members R40 000
Spouse (regardless of number) R40 000
Children aged 14 to 25 (children aged 21 to 25 proof of study will be required) R40 000
Children (aged 6 to 13) R25 000
Children (aged 1 to 5) R15 000
Children younger than 1 year R15 000

The funeral benefit of R40 000 is also payable when a member who exited the Fund through retirement dies.

FAMILY ASSISTANCE BENEFIT:

The Fund offers a Family Assistance Benefit (FAB) through its Group Risk Benefit service provider, Momentum, which can be accessed 24hours/365 days a year that provides invaluable support to members during traumatic life events.

THE FAB PROVIDES HELP IN MANY WAYS:

On Bereavement:

  • Repatriation – to ensure the deceased is safely returned home for burial;
  • Funeral assistance - to help with funeral arrangements for the deceased;
  • Legal advice – in the form of legal assistance provided by admitted attorneys;
  • Bereavement counselling - in the form of face-to-face counselling services for support and advice;

  • On Trauma such as rape, assault, etc:

  • Trauma assault and HIV counselling
  • Emergency Medical Services.
  • All these services are available to the member and immediate family including spouse, children, parents and parents-in-law.


    In case of traumatic event please contact: 0861 166 111 (Call centre number)