How to register for Fahari Retirement Plan on WhatsApp
Zamara Group, has launched Africa’s first pension/savings plan on the Meta-owned social platform, WhatsApp.
It will allow customers to open, access, and transact with Zamara’s Fahari Retirement Plan account via WhatsApp.
To register for the Fahari Retirement Plan on WhatsApp
1. Save the Fahari Retirement Plan number 0709 299 999 as a contact on your phone
2. Go to WhatsApp and text “Hi”
3. Follow the prompts to register and chat your way to financial freedom
Zamara is a diversified financial services group specializing in pensions, medical, insurance and actuarial services with a presence in six countries in Africa and a Pan African ambition.
Any Fahari Retirement Plan transaction via WhatsApp is secured through the end-to-end encryption for calls and messages.
Critical information such as your One-Time login Password (OTP), payment instruction, account balance etc. will always be shared as an SMS to the member’s mobile number registered with Fahari pension plan.
Speaking during the launch, Zamara Group Chief Executive Officer Sundeep Raichura said the development highlighted Zamara’s quest to accelerate and enable digital and financial inclusion in Kenya by providing easy access to financial solutions.
“With a reach of more than 12m users in Kenya — more than any other app in the country — using WhatsApp we are uniquely positioned to bring more people into the pensions and insurance ecosystem” said Raichura, adding that the company will “leverage this messaging platform to help address the challenges of financial literacy and deliver micro pensions in Kenya.”
“Financial inclusion empowers individuals with the ability to have the right tools to save and manage their money wisely. This innovation is a first in the country and we are optimistic that it will spur voluntary, individual savings not only for the informal sector majority of whom do not have a savings/retirement plan but also the youth and general whilst helping change the narrative and perspective of savings in the country,” said Retirement Benefits Authority, Chief Executive Officer Nzomo Mutuku.
The Fahari Retirement Plan is a fully digitized pension/savings solution which is accessible to any Kenyan through multiple channels including USSD code, Website and Agents. And now through WhatsApp.
Fahari is registered with the Retirement Benefits Authority and the Kenya Revenue Authority.