It was recently announced that some recipients of the Child Support Grant (CSG) will be eligible to receive an increased amount. The Department of Social Development (DSD) recently gazetted the proclamation of the Social Assistance Amendment Act which seeks to improve social assistance benefits for orphans and vulnerable children.
In 2020, a report by the United Nations found that one in five South Africans live in extreme poverty. Poverty, along with high levels of unemployment and inequality require solutions from the government to improve the lives of South Africans.
The cost of living in South Africa has shot up in the last few months with increases to the price of fuel and electricity, both being major factors in the input costs of businesses. A consequence of this has been an increase in the cost of food and transport, affecting Sassa grant beneficiaries.
A recent announcement by the Department of Social Development (DSD) could see the improvement of services at South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) branches around the country by reducing waiting times when beneficiaries collect their grants.
The cost of basic needs has increased, leaving the most vulnerable in extreme circumstances. This, as the average cost of fuel and electricity has climbed over the past few months with the increases being passed on to consumers around South Africa.
Social grants ensure that millions of South Africans receive some financial support from the government. A recent announcement by the Department of Social Development (DSD) will see some grant recipients receive a higher grant payment every month.
The internet has made it easier to complete tasks, shopping and loads more. However, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is facing challenges which is resulting in grant applicants having to travel to make grant applications.
With around 46% of South Africa’s population benefiting from a social grant, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has revealed how it has planned to ensure that grant recipients receive the necessary services as convenient as possible.
More than 40% of South Africa’s population is reliant on grants from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). Here’s how to get your Sassa Grant payment schedule and how to know exactly when you can access your money.
Flooding wreaked havoc in parts of KwaZulu-Natal resulting in more than 400 deaths, impacting more than 7 000 households and more than 120 000 people.
Massive floods caused by torrential rain in KwaZulu-Natal have resulted in more than 400 deaths and left countless people extremely vulnerable. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will be providing relief to citizens impacted by the floods in the province.
Unforeseen circumstances can have a major impact on the ability of individuals to meet their basic needs as the environment around them has changed.
The devastating situation caused by the floods in KwaZulu-Natal has left many people extremely vulnerable. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) have announced that they will be providing Social Relief of Distress to people impacted by the floods.
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