Doula Liability Insurance Program
In February 2013, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa started to offer liability insurance for doulas in collaboration with the Japan Doula Association. The insurance program covers the cost of damages in the case where the insured doula (a professional who assists a woman before and after childbirth) incurs a liability for damages under law as a result of an accident occurring in the course of their work.
The trend of delaying pregnancy and childbirth to a later age has meant that the grandparents are often quite advanced in age. Combined with the decrease in multi-generational households, it is often difficult for an expectant mother to rely on her own parents for support before and after giving birth. Sompo Japan Nipponkoa has developed this program based on input from its female employees, who themselves experienced such difficulties. Through the program, we strive to respond to an increasing social demand for doulas.
A meeting held for the development of the program
Supporting Children to Continue Their Education (Insurance that compensates for tuition and other fees)
A growing number of parents are unable to enroll their children at private school or must switch them from private to public school due to their financial constraints recently.
To support children who wish to remain at the same school until graduation, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa offers a school fees insurance product that covers tuition and other fees.
This program is offered through Private School Studentship Study Support Insurance Service, a company established principally by Nichinoken Kanto, Yotsuya Otsuka, and SKG Service to call for private elementary, junior and senior high schools to institute a scheme to reduce or eliminate tuition and other fees for students in financially challenging circumstances. Sompo Japan Nipponkoa provides insurance benefit payments to schools that reduce or eliminate such fees to compensate them for the loss.