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SHORT TERM INSURANCE

Without it, no insurance is complete. All your protection under one roof and of course, at the best rates.

South Africa is faced with numerous challenges – from climate change and harsh weather conditions to diminishing livestock as a result of drought, the risks associated with business and everyday life are many. It’s for this reason that insurance is so crucial to protecting one’s assets in case of an unforeseen event, whether it is agricultural, commercial/industrial or domestic related.

Call us to request a quote or review your existing cover 041 581 1630.

LIFESTYLE

financial planning

We use a successful planning process that is based on a sound intellectual framework. This approach to wealth planning ensures that you have the best chance to achieve your short-, medium- and long-term goals reliably. It is an ongoing holistic advice process that focuses on you and your desired lifestyle, objectives and goals.

It’s about asking the right questions so that we can really understand what matters most to you about money. It shows us what is important to you, what you want and need, as well as your hoped and fears.

It’s about asking the right questions so that we can really understand what matters most to you about money. It shows us what is important to you, what you want and need, as well as your hopes and fears.

OUR PROCESS

financial advice that it focussed on you

INTRODUCTION AND DEFINING THE RELATIONSHIP

Our initial engagement includes an introduction to Donsure, our advisory process and our value proposition. We discuss the next steps and the documentation required to facilitate the next phase of our advice process.

DATA GATHERING AND GOAL SETTING

We dig deeper into your current financial position and ensure that not only do you have the correct portfolio in place - but that it is optimised for who you are and what you want to achieve. This includes defining your lifestyle goals.

ANALYSE AND DEVELOP YOUR PLAN

In order to give you the right financial advice we use our tools, experience and resources to assist you in achieving your desired goals whilst protecting and growing your wealth. This is a lifelong conversation that will develop alongside your unique and ever changing needs.

PRESENT THE PLAN

We create scenarios and proposals in order to achieve your desired lifestyle. Here we will revise your goals, finalise a strategy and discuss an action plan.

IMPLEMENTING THE PLAN

Once all of the options are understood by you, a course of action is implemented to get your plan into action, this will include risk, investment, retirement and estate planning.

REVIEW YOUR PROGRESS

We believe that the best financial plans are updated and monitored on a regular basis as a result of changes in personal circumstance as well as the economic environment. We will provide you with quarterly statements, reviews, newsletters and online investment platforms in order to monitor and keep you up to date with your plan.

SERVICES OFFERED

ALWAYS IN THE KNOW

Empowering you to create
the choices you need to make.

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OUR TEAM

Thinus Botha

Director (Founder)

Suzette Botha

Director (Founder)

Suzanne King

Short Term Insurance Advisor

Simon King

Certified Financial Planner®
About Thinus Botha

Head of Life, Investments and Property Portfolio

Donsure was founded by Thinus Botha in 1987. Thinus started his career with Sanlam in 1981 as a Life Assurance Agent. He became a Branch Manager in 1986. In 1987 he resigned from Sanlam and started Donkin Insurance Brokers, which is known today as Donsure. He has completed both his regulatory exams for representatives and Key Individuals. Thinus has received multiple awards from various providers over his career superior service and advice. In addition he runs the Property Portfolio for Donsure

About Suzette Botha

Head of Short Term Insurance

Suzette Botha started her Short Term Insurance career at Mutual and Federal in 1982 and joined Donsure in 1987 to run the Short Term operation. She has completed both her regulatory exams for representatives and Key Individuals. Suzette has received multiple awards from various Short Term Insurance Providers, recognising her outstanding support and service to clients

About Suzanne King

Suzanne joined Donsure in 2016 and is currently involved on the Short Term side of the business. Suzanne completed her Batchelor of Arts in Social Dynamics in 2011. Before joining Donsure, Suzanne worked for Discovery Life for 3 years as a Broker Consultant.

About Simon King

Simon Graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a BComm (Financial Accounting). Simon also completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and went on to pass his board exam to become a Certified Financial Planner. Simon is a registered representative of Donsure and has passed both his regulatory exams for Representatives and Key individuals.

Estelle Van Schalkwyk

Short Term Insurance Assistant

Chantel Neumann

Short Term Insurance Underwriting

Charmaine Van Der Nest

Short Term Insurance Claims & Underwriting

Meeriba Jantzen

Admin Assistant
About Estelle Herselman

Estelle joined Donsure 2005 and is Thinus’s personal assistant.

About Chantel Neuman

Chantel Neuman

About Charmaine Van Der Nest

Charmaine Van Der Nest

About Meeriba Jantzen

Meeriba originally joined us in 1992, but we are delighted to have her back in our team in the Port Elizabeth office.

Larry Elliott

Short Term Insurance Advisor

Basil Leathes

Property Consultant

Zenia Adcock

Short term Insurance Assistant

Yolandi Botha

Life and Investment Assistant
About Larry Elliott

Larry Elliott

About Basil Leathes

Basil works closely with Thinus and assists with the property portfolio.

About Zenia Adcock

Zenia joined Donsure in 2017. Zenia has been in the Financial Services industry since 1998. She has passed her regulatory exam for representatives

About Yolandi Botha

Yolandi joined Donsure in 2017. She has bee in the Financial Services industry since 2002. She completed her Higher Certificate in Financial Planning in 2015. Yolandi is also a registered representative of Donsure and has passed her regulatory exam for representatives

WHO WE ARE?

We are an Independent Financial Services Group offering a value-orientated approach to our clients’ financial needs, from Wealth Management, Estate Planning and Life Assurance to Short Term Insurance.

We have Offices in Tarkastad and Port Elizabeth.

OUR PURPOSE

Donsure’s purpose is to provide each client with the peace of mind that they are sufficiently covered in the case of any unforeseen event which could potentially be detrimental to their financial position or cash flow. In addition to this, we strive to grow our clients’ wealth over the long term by providing objective and valuable advice.

OUR PEOPLE

We pride ourselves on transparency, good service and maintaining good relationships with our clients. We work for our clients and not for a particular product provider, ensuring that what we offer our clients is in their best interest.

OUR CLIENTS

We believe in strong relationships with our clients. We partner with them over the long term and have always committed to earning their trust. This has been done by always acting in their best interest, which is a quality that has served us well in growing our business over time.

HISTORY

Donsure was started by husband and wife team, Thinus and Suzette Botha, in 1987.

Thinus Botha

Thinus started his career with Sanlam in 1981 as a Life Assurance Agent and became a Branch Manager in 1986.

In 1987 he resigned from Sanlam and started Donkin Insurance Brokers, which is known today as Donsure.

Suzette Botha

Suzette started her Short Term Insurance career at Mutual and Federal in 1982 and joined Donsure in 1987 to manage the business’s Short Term operations.

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