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The South Africa Social Security Agency 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. 

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


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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.

 


In a country with extreme levels of poverty and unemployment, an SMS from a governmental organisation known for providing grants to citizens may seem reputable, but this may not be the case.

 


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. 


The South African Post Office (Sapo) have announced they will no longer distribute the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant. So where does this leave R350 grant beneficiaries?


The Minister of Social Development has promised that Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant benefits will be paid by June 2022. This was revealed during the department's budget vote speech this week.

 


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.

 


The latest announcement by the South African Post Office will see millions of grant beneficiaries change the way they receive their Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant every month.

 


The regulations under which the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant is provided to citizens have changed. This change in regulations also coincided with a change in the qualifying criteria for the R350 grant.

 


Beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant will be able to start collecting their allocations for May this month at the Post Office.

 


It was recently revealed that all previous beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress R350 grant had to reapply for the crucial relief.

 


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.

 


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.

 


Around 10 million people rely on the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant in South Africa. The SRD grant, valued at R350 is paid monthly to beneficiaries, granted they meet the eligibility criteria. 

 


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has officially opened applications for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant. Here are the new requirements.

 

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