Star Micro-Insurance officials explaining the policies to the Fishers folks
Some of the fishers registering to take up the policy
Registering of some fishmongers onto the policy
The nationwide enrollment of the insurance scheme for fishers across the country is ongoing.
According to the Project manager, Mr. Jesse Justice Asante Fordjour and his team said, the insurance package is making more impact in the lives of our fishers; and the enrollment is estimated to cover about 70% by the end of November, 2016 in fishing communities in Central, Western, and those along the Volta Lake such as Yeji, Bupe, Yape and many more.
The Minister of Fisheries Hon. Sherry Ayittey as part of her visits to the fishing communities has been highlighting of the challenges that fishers go through in line of work and encourages all fishers to take the opportunity to insure themselves and their families.
The following landing beaches are been enrolled on the scheme;
- Adina, Denu, Abeliakope, Sepenukope, Akligokope, Hedranawo, Dzegakope, Abgadzikope, Woe, Horvi, Vodza, Kedzikope etc in the Ketu South and Keta District.
- Aplabaya, Azizanya, Totope, Ocansekope, Otorkpe etc in the Ada West and Dangme East District respectively.
- Tema Newtown, Nungua, Teshie, La, Chorkor Bortianor and other landing beaches in Greater Accra.
- Nyanyano, Senya Breku, Fetteh Wenniba, Apam, Ankaful, Elmina, Axim, Half Assini, Shama in the Central and Western Region respectively.
This project when completed will provide an insurance coverage for over 200,000 fishers across the country.