Find out about financial literacy workshops for domestic workers

An insurance company, Simply, is running a series of interactive financial literacy workshops for domestic workers, presented by Craig Torr.

The workshops are conducted in a combination of Xhosa, English and Afrikaans.

Head of Marketing at Simply, Sam Fleming says about 6% of the work force in South Africa is made up of domestic workers and that's the reason they saw it fit to equip them.

Read: 'Domestic workers don't seem to receive the same respect'

It's a fundamental part of our DNA at Simply to secure the financial futures of million of South Africans.

Sam Fleming, Head of Marketing at Simply

Simply is also offering employers life insurance bundles for their domestic worker to insure that their family and loved ones are taken care of when they are no longer there to provide for them.

They offer life insurance, disability cover and funeral cover.

We realised that there are people who care about their domestic workers and would like to get them this cover.

Sam Fleming, Head of Marketing at Simply

Our workshops are an addition to that just to make sure that our people have financial basics.

Sam Fleming, Head of Marketing at Simply

To hear the rest of the conversation with Sam Fleming, listen below:


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