A group of friends share how they started their women-only stokvel to help with burials

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Loading, please wait...
New generation social club.
New generation social club.
New generation social club/supplied


Established only a few months ago, New Generation Social Club is doing well. The women-only burial stokvel was started by friends who live in the same area. Each member can register up to 13 family members on the burial plan. The names of these members must be written as they appear on their identity document to avoid any confusion or loss of a claim. After making a claim, the member must provide a valid death certificate.

 If members attend the funeral it may not be necessary to provide the proof of payment as the funeral programme will have the names of the deceased. The ladies club has a uniform: pink T-shirts, black skirt, stockings, black shoes and a black beret.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Already a subscriber? Sign in