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As part of the verification process when applying for a Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant, your information is sent to the relevant government departments.


As the new year begins, various government organisations have reopened to assist the public with the services they require. 


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


Reinstating the Special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is amongst a number of issues that beneficiaries are currently struggling with.


R350 grant payment dates for the month of January have been released. Here's how payments will work in the first month of 2022. 


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. 


As we approach the end of the year, the new year is a stones throw away.

Data shows that the number of people who rely on financial assistance from the government outnumber of those employed.

You may be amongst the millions of South Africans who are concerned about their next social grant payment.

Let’s keep you in the loop on next month's payments.


More than 10 million people are beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant.


As unemployment continues to worsen in South Africa, calls for a Basic Income Grant (BIG) have grown louder over the past few months. 


More than 9 million people benefit from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. The Post Office has now released the R350 grant payment dates for January.


A report commissioned by the Department of Social Development found that more than 94% of Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant money was used to purchase food. 


As the year comes to an end, grant recipients are entering the last week in which they can collect their December grants. 


Some Post Office branches around the country will operate on weekends and public holidays which could allow individuals to collect their grants. 


As public holidays approach, beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress grant will not be able to collect their grant payments as they will be put on pause for a few days.


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.


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) distributes a number of social relief grants to South African citizens. 


Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant beneficiaries will now be able to collect their money at Post Offices around the country after a day of nonpayment. 


A Minister has warned that government workers who are found guilty of improperly benefitting from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) will not return to work in the public service.  


In March 2021, the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant will come to an end. This will leave nearly ten million people without any financial assistance from the government. 


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has begun to process Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant’s for December, however you won't be able to collect your grant on Thursday.

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