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The South African Post Office has released new payment dates for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant.


The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant was introduced to assist unemployed individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic. 


More than 46% of South Africa’s population are beneficiaries of a social grant and it takes a coordinated approach from the government to ensure that all of the grant beneficiaries receive their money. 


During his maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana revealed which government department will receive the largest allocation of funds over the medium term.


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) provides all R350 applicants with the status of their grant applications. 


President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced the extension of the Social Relief Of Distress (SRD) R350 grant for 12 months.


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has warned citizens to be cautious of fake social support mechanisms. 


As we approach the end of the month, here are the final payment dates scheduled for February 2022. 


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is calling on some grant applicants to change their method of payment.


More than 3 million people have been declined from receiving the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant after more than 14 million applications were submitted. 


Every declined Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant applicant has the right to apply for reconsideration if their grant application was declined. 


Beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant are still experiencing delays with their grant reconsideration applications. 


Many of the approximately 10 million approved Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant applicants descend on Post Office branches around the country to collect their money.


While the announcement of the R350 grant was extended for a further 12 months was welcomed, many are calling for the grant to be increased. 


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is once again warning clients against believing false social media messages purporting to be from the agency. 


The R350 grant was supposed to come to an end next month, However, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s latest announcement has changed the end date. 


If your details are not correct when you apply for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, you may not be approved to receive the grant. 


The importance of social grants cannot be understated as they assist more than 27.8 million people in South Africa. 


In delivering his sixth State of the Nation Address, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) will be extended for 12 months.


With around 46% of South Africans recipients of social support grants, distributing all these grants presents challenges to the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).

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