Grab provides relief, protection funds for drivers and delivery partners

Grab Holdings Inc has announced a Partner Protection Fund of up to RM1,000 per individual as well as a Partner Relief Fund of up to RM300 for its drivers and delivery partners.

In a statement, the e-hailing company said its partners who have tested positive for Covid-19 or are required by the health ministry to be self-quarantined are eligible for the Partner Protection Fund.

Meanwhile, active partners are provided vouchers of up to RM300 per driver or delivery partner to help with daily household expenses.

“These vouchers can be used on most Grab services, whether to reload your mobile or to purchase essential food and grocery items at up to 50% off for their families during this period,” it said.

Grab is also providing its partners free masks via GrabBenefits and have worked with its partners to impose mandatory hand sanitisation at stores as well as the usage of fully-sealed packaging to prevent contamination and spillage.

Besides that, the company has deployed contactless deliveries to minimise physical contact for the public and its partners.

It is also working with the government to provide accurate and timely information relating to the outbreak via its application and have introduced a Covid-19 cover for Grab customers at 35 sen per ride.