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.
The Post Office announced that they will no longer be distributing the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant. This means millions of the grant's beneficiaries will now find a new way to collect their money.
While the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant is seen as a vital support mechanism in assisting vulnerable members of our society, research has found that beneficiaries face many challenges before they can access their money.
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.
Social grants are a crucial mechanism for millions of vulnerable South Africans to ensure that they meet their basic needs. However, some individuals are attempting to take advantage of grant beneficiaries.
Every month, more than 10 million people benefit from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant. However, not all these beneficiaries have been paid for all the months they were approved for payment.
Planning to collect your grant at the post office this May? That may not be a good idea, here’s why.
It was recently revealed that more than 3 000 government employees undeservedly benefited from grants provided by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).
Vulnerable South Africans will be racing against time to secure a R350 grant payment for April as every beneficiary of the grant must reapply for the crucial relief mechanism.
Last year the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) suspended 177 108 grants being received by public servants. It was suspected that these public servants did not qualify for the relief they were receiving.
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