Fund to provide driver partners with health insurance and other benefits.
The BE Group JSC, the owner and developer of the “be” app, officially announced the beCare welfare fund for “be” drivers on June 6, based on a desire to help drivers’ lives and work and thereby improve customer service quality.
The beCare program is the next step in its long-term business strategy of “getting drivers to be key” to “be” and at the same time realizes the BE Group’s commitment to creating benefits for its driver community.
With beCare, “be” drivers will not only be protected through comprehensive traffic accident insurance built by the company but will also participate in healthcare programs.
BE Group is committed to taking part of its revenue to develop beCare, which includes a health insurance package that is the best of its type in the market and includes inpatient, outpatient, and 24/7 accident treatment, dental care, and critical illness coverage. Drivers in difficult circumstances will soon be able to access loans from beCare with a preferential interest rate of as a low as 0 per cent.
Drivers eligible for the program will be notified at the end of each quarter. It is expected that in the third quarter of this year, beCare will begin buying health insurance for thousands of drivers.
BE Group is continuing its efforts to implement the best policies possible and working closely with authorities to perfect both the legal framework and the care regime for drivers. The company initially bought insurance for drivers and then considered the idea of building a retirement fund for its workforce.
After nearly six months in the market, the “be” app has gradually won over customers amid a ride-hailing market marked by fierce competition from foreign apps. “be” has had more than 4 million downloads on mobile devices and completed about 11 million beBike and beCar trips.
“be” is now present in six cities and provinces – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Vung Tau, and Can Tho. It will to expand at Da Nang on June 10.