People have started getting their R350 SRD grant payments. However, not everyone was happy to see R350 as they expected double payments.
Some people are getting paid while others still wait for their applications to be approved since May. These individuals also want May payments to come through even if their application wasn't approved in May.
Sassa has had major delays in verifying and processing May applications. Now, with more staff on hand there is hope that grants will be paid faster and applications will be processed faster as well.
Sassa has stated, "All qualifying applicants who applied in May and are successfully verified will be paid the R350 for May 2020. Regardless of whether the payment is effected in early June 2020."
Therefore individuals who applied during May and are receiving approval now and funds, are getting paid for May and not June. On June payments, Sassa has said, "June payment dates are yet to be announced. For now, only May payments are being made."