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The South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) manages grants and allowances for groups in South African society needing assistance. This includes grants for children, the older persons grants and disability grants. SASSA also manages the R350 grant for the special relief of distress during the Covid-19 crisis.

SASSA payments are made in various ways. They can be paid through a bank account, through your SASSA card, through a Post Office or through CashSend. Your SASSA grant is there to assist you with your basic needs. Click here to find out how SASSA SRD payments work.

With the introduction of the SASSA R350 grant, a large number of SRD SASSA application were rolling in with heading to, as the website serves many purposes. Not only can you do your SASSA application for R350 on the SASSA SRD website, you can also check your SASSA SRD status. This is also the SASSA website to correct banking details and other information. 


Some R350 grant beneficiaries might have had their application been rejected which lead them to appeal. It might occur that the appeal upholds the rejection status. Can something be done about this?

The Department of Social Development confirmed that Sassa received 11.4 million applications for one of its grants and approved 5.2 million of these. The chance does however remain that your approved status could change.


Financially vulnerable people who currently care for children on behalf of their deceased or non-present parents have been encouraged to submit their application of the Extended Child Support. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has also specified the grant's eligibility criteria.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has come out to clarify a few misunderstandings about the existing R350 grant payment backlog. The agency has also voiced concerns over the fact that most applicants of the grant are unemployed, educated members of the youth. 

Sassa recently made changes to their monthly grant payment schedule. Today marks the second day of the month which means that Sassa grant payments have officially begun.

Recently, it was announced that the recipients of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant are mostly made up of the youth, with 5% being in possession of a tertiary qualification. This figure highlights just how bleak the youth unemployment crisis is looking. 

We are now in the month of August and what that means is another round of Sassa grants having to be collected. Sassa has now released their grant payment dates for August 2022. 

A scholar transport accident has left the Gauteng Education Department's officials concerned due to its tragic outcome. In response, the department has taken measures to ensure that all parties involved recover. 

Social Relief of Distress grant payments are still underway for the current cycle of the grant. However, certain applicants are often rejected due to discrepancies in their banking information. 

The processing of grant payments for the previous cycles of the Sassa R350 grant has not been without any hurdles, according to a recent Auditor General's report. As a result of that, the South Social Security Agency (Sassa) is estimated to have lost millions in wrongfully processed R350 grants

Exposure to financial mismanagement vulnerabilities happens regularly in important and heavily funded government departments. This also holds true for Sassa and the Department of Social Development, as they lost several millions in social grant payments last year. 

Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant beneficiaries and applicants have been reminded that their application status may be subject to change depending on a variety of reasons. One of the is the reasons is the Sassa 'means test' that can affect the R350 grant applicants status.

After patiently waiting in long queues at the various retail paypoints, social grant recipients returned home with frustrations after not being able to access their funds due a system issue. 


While still processing payouts of the R350 grant, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) still requires applicants to keep the grant’s eligibility requirements in mind. Here's all you need to know about the requirements and the application process.

The South African Social Security Agency has recently come under public scrutiny following a decision to abruptly close down one of its branches. Affected beneficiaries have voiced their displeasure with the agency's inability to deliver its services effectively.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has emphasised that social grant recipients should make use of alternative payout points to access their funds. This comes after the government agency no longer administers social grants through the Post Office.


The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has warned those applying for jobs to be careful with their identity numbers as some bogus employers could be the reason they do not qualify for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant while they are unemployed. 

The Social Development Department stated that it is worried about the low number of successful applications for the Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, particularly because there are many applicants who are in desperate need of the grant but are denied.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) manages grants and allowances for people in South Africa who need need financial assistance, including grants for children, senior citizens and those who are disabled. There are several requirements a Sassa applicant must meet in order to qualify for a grant, including the minimum salary amount the applicant earns. 

As the current cycle of the R350 grant continues, Sassa has opted to clarify the variety of measures they have taken in response to a number of queries from applicants regarding developments in the distribution of the R350 grant. These are some of the related insights shared by the agency's spokesperson.