“The Funeral Benefit Scheme in which members contribute $30 per annum offers a funeral grant of $2,500 to the nominee of the member upon his/her demise. The additional grant of $2,000 has now been increased to $2,500 for members with over three years’ membership in the Society and reduced to $1,000 for those with less than three years’ membership,” said Aman Hosein, Vice-President of Takaaful T&T Friendly Society.
“Children (under 16 years of age) of members of Takaaful T&T Friendly Society (TTTFS) are now afforded free membership and participation in the micro-insurance scheme,” said Aman Hosein, Vice President of the Friendly Society at a recently held orientation seminar for new members of the Society.
“Poverty is associated with reduced access to quality housing which is related to the individual’s well-being and quality of life,” said Sheriff Faizool, a member of the House Building Committee (HBC) of Takaaful T&T Friendly Society (TTTFS) and presenter. Jamaats and Islamic Organisations who are involved in improving the living conditions of the poor and needy attended the session organized by Takaaful T&T on the subject. The seminar which was held on February 18 at the Valsayn Offices of Takaaful T&T called on the participants and the wider Muslim Community to co-operate with the HBC in assisting poor and needy Muslim families in T&T by improving their living conditions and quality of life through the provision of home improvement, housing and shelter.
Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development Jennifer Baptiste-Primus congratulated the founders of Takaaful T&T for establishing the Friendly Society in 1999 and for their years of dedicated service to the Muslim Community.
The Honourable Senator was speaking at the Dinner held in commemoration of the founding of the Friendly Society on Saturday 30th January at the TML Hall, TML Centre, Eastern Main Road, St. Joseph.