#IamEssential — No steady income has been mentally draining

Hundreds of people are losing their jobs to COVID19 every day. Through #IamEssential, we are sharing experiences of people who recently lost their job and how they’re navigating the situation.

We had a chat with Chuka. A content creator who lost his job and income to COVID-19. Here’s how it happened.

Tell us more about Chuka

How did you lose your income? What happened?

How did you manage your finances before the pandemic?

A thankful person, haha 😄

Do you have any employment benefit?

How are you managing your finances now?

Shoutout to PiggyVest!

What has been the biggest challenge since you lost your job?

If you had the opportunity to buy employment insurance, would you?

What are you looking forward to the most when the pandemic is over?

#IamEssential is led by Casava — an insurance company created to help every Nigerian protect their income from unemployment. We ensure that in the event of job loss or in the case that you can’t work because of a serious injury, you earn your salary for up to 6 months.

Simplifying insurance for Africans.