Did you know that if SASSA rejected you when you applied to benefit from the R350 grant, you can appeal and possibly be funded? However, if you don't appeal, you won't get a second chance due to a lack of funds.
If you've applied for SASSA's social relief of distress grant where you receive R350 per month but were rejected, you have a second chance by appealing. If you appealed, here's how to check your appeal status for the grant.
When the Special Relief of Distress grant was extended, appeals for the grants were extended as well. Appeals are there for rejected applicants to have their application reconsidered. Here's when appeals will close.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has came under fire for only appointing a team of 10 staff members to handle thousands of appeals made by people who applied for the R350 Covid-19 social relief distress (SRD) grant and were rejected.
“I heard the government extended the grant for three months, but I am still waiting for my first payment to be approved” Residents of Orlando in Soweto, Johannesburg say they joined the line outside this post office as early as 4am in the hope of getting their R350 Covid-19 relief grants this week.
President Ramaphosa announced that SASSA is going to extend their Special Relief Distress grant of R350 for another three months. However, despite the grant being extended, the agency won't be taking new applications.