sassa grant

Applications might not have opened for the Special Relief of Distress grant yet but we do know when they will come to an end. Government is said to be spending near to R27 billion on the reinstatement of this grant.

Everyone is itching to get the Special Relief of Distress grant with SASSA saying they will soon announce dates for when the application system will open. Keep reading to find out more on where government stands with the grant.

The Banking Association South Africa has released a statement which states that banks, retailers and the Post Office will be working together to ensure that SASSA beneficiaries receive their grant payments after disruptions were caused by the recent unrest in the country. 

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.

As we near the end of the month of July, it's important to know which dates your SASSA grants will be paid. We can help so keep reading to find out SASSA’s payments dates for grants in August 2021.

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.

While communities say they welcome the reinstatement of the R350 social relief grant, many argue that it's way too little and does not go far enough to cover their basic needs. The grant will be in place 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.

Prayers have finally been answered as President Ramaphosa announced that the R350 grant will be making a comeback. This has many South Africans buzzing and SASSA has now had to clear the air on fake news circulating.

If you're a beneficiary of a SASSA grant then you may be wondering whether you are able to withdraw your payment from the ATM using your SASSA card, keep reading to find out. 

Due to the looting, chaos and destruction in the country, SASSA beneficiaries and their grant payments are being affected. Various post offices and SASSA offices have been destroyed.

SASSA has announced that payments will continue after they were suspended due to the unrest. They will also be using their remaining budget in the Social Relief of Distress programme so that they can provide support in the form of food parcels, cash and food vouchers.

SASSA has decided to bring back their food relief programme after the country saw violent outbreaks this past week. They are however warning against fake applications for vouchers.

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.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that those households in need of help after being affected by the looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng would be receiving food relief from SASSA. SASSA cash paypoints which are safe to open will also be operating from 19 July again. 

SASSA beneficiaries might have seen a message circulating on social media which says that R350 grant payments will not be administered for three months. To find out what SASSA has said about this and where it comes from, keep reading.

Due to the ongoing violence we are currently seeing in the country, various post offices have closed. With this, they've also announced that SASSA payments will be put on a pause. 

The South African Social Security Agency, which we know as SASSA, has decided to stop payments at Cash Pay points due to ongoing violent protests and looting in Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal.

The South African Social Security Agency, what we know as SASSA, administers various kinds of grants to vulnerable South Africans. Many citizens in the country depend on these grants for their livelihoods.

SASSA provides various grants to aid those in need of financial support, so how much do beneficiaries of these grants receive every month? Keep reading to find out. 



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