2.1 Invitation to post Proposals for the 2017/19 SAIA Consumer Education Initiatives
SAIA has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting service providers to improve and
implement Consumer Education tasks in line with the Financial Sector Code.
The objective of Consumer Education initiatives is to raise attention of insurance products,
increase economic literacy levels in the country, and enhance expertise and competencies for shoppers to
better use monetary products, along with insurance plan products. Consumer Education initiatives should
result in raised focus of the insurance products via consumers, ensuing in increased demand
for insurance products. This year, SAIA has blanketed a center of attention in hazard administration competencies for our
The types of initiatives we are searching to enforce include; the revamping of the SAIA Consumer
Education website, www.knowyourinsurance.co.za; managing exposures to risks, such as fires,
burglaries etc., highlighting the necessity of insurance plan throughout quite a number existence occasions and economic
decisions (purchasing of belongings such as houses, furniture and cars). SAIA will proceed with its
multi-year partnership on Financial Literacy and Technical Maths. SAIA is proud to have partnered
with the Department of Basic Education, through its carrier provider, to develop content for
Technical Mathematics, the first of its variety in South Africa.
The cut-off date for proposals is 22 September 2017, at 12h00.
For similarly information, please go to the SAIA website: http://www.saia.co.za/key-focusareas/environmental-and-so/consumer-education.html.
SAIA also thanks its Consumer Education companions for their beneficiant contribution towards the
2017/18 Consumer Education projects. A complete of R10 500 0 was contributed with the aid of SAIA members.
For more facts contact:
Zanele Gigaba, Insurance Risks Manager
2.2 Save a Car Project
The Save-a-Car undertaking is an initiative by means of the SAIA and its members, collectively with other
stakeholders which include the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa
(NAAMSA) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). The pilot venture has been established
as a mechanism to limit the cost of repairing broken motor motors deemed to be
uneconomical to repair. This pilot undertaking has the potential to positively contribute to employment
as greater automobiles should be repaired and it can also help in lowering car crime. Over time
more OEMs will participate in the assignment thereby growing its workable success.
The process is regularly reviewed via the contributors of the Save-a-Car and a new shape is
available on the SAIA internet site for insurers to whole and e mail to the respective OEM.
Participants are additionally assisted with a step-by-step infographic on how to keep a car.
Below is the URL to the webpage:
For more data contact:
Nico Esterhuizen, GM Insurance Risks