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Before applications for the second round of SRD grants opened, Chief Executive Officer of SASSA, Busisiwe Memela said the post office was looking at different channels which can be used to distribute the grants.

Since the beginning of August, more than 11.2 million people have applied for the special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress grant.

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Applications for the temporary R350 grant can be submitted on SASSA's Social Relief of Distress (SRD) website. Here's how you can go about submitting your application using the SRD website. 

Make sure your cell phone number is RICAed

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has asked grant beneficiaries to ensure that the cell phone number they used when applying for the Special Covid-19 R350 Social relief of Distress Grant.

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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is facing mounting calls to extend the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant as millions will be left without support once the current cycle comes to an end. 

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Earlier this year it was revealed that more than R200 million in relief grants were paid to government employees.

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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has called on all R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant beneficiaries to collect their money before the upcoming deadline. 

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The R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) is expected to come to an end in March 2022. This will leave around 9 million people without crucial financial support.

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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.

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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) recently found that 59.2% of rejected Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant Applicants did not receive a reason why their applications were rejected.

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