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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.

 


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.

 


With petrol prices expected to climb at the end of the month and a 9% increase in the price of electricity tariffs on the horizon, the cost of living in South Africa is growing 


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