SASSA R350 Grant

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Last month it was announced that Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant recipients who did not claim their grants from the first cycle of payments will have the opportunity to collect their money.


Since the beginning of August 2021, more than 13 million people have applied for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant. More than 8.3 million grant applications were successful.


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) received more than 14 million applications for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) since applications were reopened in August this year.


In 2020, the South African government established the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant to assist unemployed individuals who would not be able to work during the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.


In April 2020, the government announced a new social support grant would be introduced to help protect unemployed individuals from the impact of the pandemic.


SASSA payment days for the month of November are now available for all beneficiaries of the R350 grant. The South African Post Office recently release a payment schedule. 


The R350 grant is back for a new cycle of applications, which opened on Friday 6 August. Much like the previous cycle of applications, SASSA has set a deadline. 


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) offers a number of grants with the aim of providing social assistance to those in need. 


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is responsible for the distribution of a number of different social support grants.


The SASSA R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant was introduced to provide crucial financial support to unemployed South Africans during the Covid-19 pandemic. 


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) reevaluates your eligibility for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant on a monthly basis.


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has put a number of measures in place to ensure that only people who deserve the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant, receive payment.


The South African Post Office (SAPO) is tasked with distributing the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant. They also distribute the older persons, child support and disability grants


Around 4 million Social Relief of Distress grant applications were rejected since the support mechanism was reintroduced in August 2021.


 The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has rejected around 3.7 million Social Relief of Distress Grant applications since the grant was reintroduced in August 2021.


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has approved more than 8.3 million special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grants since the applications were reopened last month.


SASSA has set a deadline, as it is calling on previous beneficiaries of the R350 to collect their outstanding grant payments. 


 The Department of Social Development launched a special report on the Covid-19 SASSA R350 Social Relief of Distress grant. In the report, it is revealed where most of the money is spent.


 The Post Office is one the mechanisms used by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to distribute the special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress grant.


Not everybody who has applied for the SRD grant has received their money. This may be because SASSA is still verifying your application.

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