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As of 11 August 2021, SASSA has received more than 5 million COVID-19 SRD Grant applications. These applications have increased due to the rise in the unemployment rate in South Africa.


Have you been approved for the SASSA R350 grant, but have not yet received your payments? Well, keep reading to find out if you will receive your grant payments.


Many applications for the special COVID-19 SRD grant were declined, however, a few applicants are receiving the chance to appeal their application. Scroll down to find out who can appeal for a R350 grant.


If you've applied for the SASSA R350 SRD grant and have been declined in the period February to April 2021, SASSA has now extended the appeals deadline. 


SASSA beneficiaries are unhappy with the way grants have been implemented lately, especially those who have been approved for the R350 Covid-19 SRD grant as they have been experiencing delays in receiving payments without any commuication from SASSA. 


If you are wanting to apply for a child support grant from SASSA, it is important to note that there are specific days set out for when you are allowed to come to the SASSA offices to do so. Continue reading to find out which days are for Child Support Grants applications. 


If you are wanting to apply for an older persons grant from SASSA, it's important to know that there are specific days set out for when you are allowed to come to the SASSA offices to do so. Read further to find out out which days are for Older Persons Grants applications.


SASSA has recently announced that recipients of the R350 SRD grant should be making use of the SRD website for the related services. 


On 15 October President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the extension of the R350 SRD grant for another three months and this was welcomed by many. However, the Democratic Alliance (DA) worries that its implentation will continue to be disorderly. 

 


The R350 grant offered by SASSA to those in need during the pandemic will come to and end this month. This has many asking, and then what? Will the grant be extended? The Minister in charge of these affairs, Lindiwe Zulu, has addressed it.


Once again, fraud is alive and is doing the rounds. SASSA has now warned beneficiaries of fake messages going around. As grants from SASSA become more and more in demand, warnings to applicants of any fake responses have become more common. 


Many residents of South Africa have still not received all their payments from SASSA's R350 Special Relief Distress Grant and have received no word on when it will get paid. 


By Bernard Chiguvare. Local post offices are not paying out grants, say Limpopo beneficiaries. Many of the people queuing for their Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant at Makhado post office came from out of town, some from as far away as 87 kilometres.


Government is being ordered to have Sassa include refugees in payouts of the R350 grant. This comes after many complaints concerning exclusions within the grant. Minister Lindiwe Zulu has ten days to make the change and announce it.


Sassa has announced that their online status check is live. You can now check progress on your COVID-19 SRD grant on WhatsApp. 


Sassa has started paying more people for the R350 SRD grant but people were waiting for double payments due to delays and have complained. Sassa has now set the record straight about May and June payments.


Since changing their payment dates, Sassa has paid thousands who applied for the R350 SRD grant. 


Sassa has announced that their online status check is live. You can now check progress on your COVID-19 SRD grant.


With new lockdown regulations and after delays in paying the R350 grant, Sassa will be able to make faster payments as Lockdown level 3 begins. 


A second covid-19 case has been recorded at the SASSA office in Gugulethu. Many staff workers have now spoken out about the conditions at the office since it reopened. 

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