Government Employees Pension Fund on a drive to empower in the Free State

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THANDI XABA

Most pensioners aren’t well prepared on the steps to follow when it comes to claiming their pension fund. In addition most pensioners are unaware of their pension benefits.

This comes from Manager for media and external stakeholder relations at the National Department of Pensions Administration Agency Ofentse Seleka, who says the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) is hosting a road show with the main purpose to interact and educate fund’s active members in order to alert them about the fund’s services, processes and benefits."There are what we call unclaimed benefits which lie at about

The GEPF is the largest pension fund administrator in Africa with over 1.2 million contributing members and more than 320 000 pension recipients.

The Fund was established on May 1st in 1996 through the merge of a number of pension funds serving government employees.

The road show will be held on Saturday 21 February at the Botshabelo Indoor Sports Arena in Botshabelo outside Bloemfontein.