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There might be many reasons that lead you to cancel the SASSA Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant. One them could be that you found a job or now have financial income that will be sustainable for you to cancel the grant. Whatever the case maybe, these are the steps you can follow to cancel your SRD Grant. 

In case you are wondering about the qualifying criteria for the new social relief of distress grant, well wonder no more. Read further for more details.

Government has finally made the decision to bring back the Special Relief of Distress grant and this comeback will amount to R27 billion. Further details are yet to be given about the return so keep reading to see what we know so far.

The Finance Minister has given some more details into what we should expect from this new round of R350 grants which is to come. The grant is set to run until March 2022.

If you’re interested in benefiting from SASSA’s Special Relief of Distress  grant and you want to know more about it being revived, keep reading. Minister Lindiwe Zulu has given some insight into how this round of grants will work.

We've been hearing talks about Government introducing a basic income grant for months now but has anything solid been said yet? Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, has already addressed the possibility of the grant.

Vaccinations of the Early Childhood Development sector has now kicked off with some provinces having a delayed start. They aim to vaccinate almost 250 000 in the span of a few days. 

Big changes in the Social Development and Basic Education sector are coming as Early Childhood Development will now form part of Basic Education. The new development comes after a number of reasons were discussed, read further to learn more.

Relief washed over many parents after it was said that Early Childhood Development centres would remain open during Level 4 lockdown. Schools in the country have now been closed for the winter break.

SASSA has allocated billions of rands towards social grants for the 2021/22 financial year. Almost 100% of the department's budget goes to SASSA and the monthly payment of grants.

In Government's efforts to support the vulnerable during the pandemic, they have since issued R350s to millions of citizens needing financial assistance. There is now hope that a Basic Income Grant will be introduced as Minister Lindiwe Zulu gave some updates in her Budget Vote speech.

SASSA has now said that there were delays with the appeals process for the Special Relief of Distress grant but they are now processing these appeals and payments for the R350 grant. Appeals for the SRD grant will come to an end this month.

Appeals for the R350 grant will close soon so if you haven't applied for your second chance at the grant, do so now. The grant officially comes to an end on 30 April, but payments do not.

Advocacy group the Black Sash has called on the South African government to advance with the implementation of the proposed basic income grant as soon as possible. This is so that the grant can help those who have become impoverished due to the Covid-19 lockdown. 

With SASSA introducing the Special Relief of Distress Grant which saw beneficiaries receive R350 per month, further calls have come for a basic income grant to be introduced outside of the R350 grant and to continue after the pandemic.

The level of unemployment amongst social work graduates is a major concern. Government now seeks to address this with social development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, saying that more graduates will be absorbed into the system.

If you have been wondering which days you can collect your Disability Grant from SASSA, then keep reading to find out. 

SASSA's R350 grant which had many South Africans talking is set to expire soon. This Social Relief of Distress grant was set up to support unemployed South Africans during the national lockdown.

As we start warming up to the new year, SASSA has announced the dates for beneficiaries to get paid for February 2021. SASSA issues grants to vulnerable South Africans all over.

President Cyril Ramaphosa once again mentioned Basic Income Relief for vulnerable South Africans. This further motivates vulnerable South Africans that they will receive additional financial support, possibly in the form of a Basic Income Grant.