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SASSA Facing Delay In R350 Grant Reconsideration Process

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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has rejected more than 3.7 Million Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant applications.

SASSA has urged SRD grant applicants who applied to have their applications considered to be patient while they await the outcome from the agency.

SASSA said, ‘clients who have applied for reconsideration are advised of a delay addressing the reconsideration requests, SASSA is currently working to resolve this issue.

Grant applicants have the right to apply to have their grants reconsidered in order to have access to valuable relief.

It is estimated that more than 90% of SRD grant beneficiaries used their grant money to purchase food. Food was the most frequently purchased item followed by electricity. This shows the importance of the grant in helping vulnerable members of our society.

Follow these steps to have your R350 SRD grant reconsidered by SASSA

Visit the SRD Website by clicking HERE

Step 1: Find the Application for Reconsideration tab.
Step 2: Click on where it says ‘click here to apply for reconsideration’.
Step 3: You will be asked to provide your ID number and Mobile number.
Step 4: Follow the prompts to complete the reconsideration of your payment.

For more information you can call SASSA’s toll free number on 0800 601 011.

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