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SASSA Grants in April 2024 Payment Dates

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SASSA Grants in April 2024 Payment Dates

SASSA Grants in April 2024 Payment Dates. Planning your month can be tough, especially when you’re waiting on an important payment. If you rely on a SASSA grant, here is the Sassa grant payment schedule for April 2024.

If you rely on a grant from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), you’re in luck! This article breaks down the exact Sassa grant payment schedule for April 2024, ensuring you know exactly when to expect your Sassa money.

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SASAA Disburses Grants to Millions

Sassa disburses grant payments to millions of vulnerable South Africans each and every month. Social grants distributed by Sassa include the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, Care Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top-Up, and Grant-in-aid.

SASSA Payment Dates For April 2024

The agency announced that Sassa grant payments will be made from the second working day of the month, excluding public holidays and weekends.

  • Older Persons Grant – 3 April 2024
  • Disability Grants – 4 April 2024
  • Children’s Grants – 5 April 2024

Sassa Increase 2024

Beneficiaries of Sassa grants can look forward to a boost to their monthly Sassa payment soon! Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana confirmed an increase to SASSA grants, with the first installment kicking in on 1 April and a second top-up following on 1 October.

  • War Veterans Grant: The War Veterans Grant will increase by R90 in April and then R10 in October.
  • Foster Child Grant: The Foster Care Grant will only have one increase of R50 in April.
  • Child Support Grant: The Child support grant will only have one increase of R20 in April.
  • Disability Grant: The Disability grant will have an increase of R90 in April. There will be another small increase in the Disability Grant of R10 in October.

R350 SRD Grant

SRD grant beneficiaries will begin receiving R370 from 1 April 2024. This means that the R350 grant is being increased by R20 or 5.7%.

Permanent Sassa grants are paid to approximately 18 million people every month while the SRD grant is paid to approximately 9 million people living in South Africa every month.

Conclusion

Knowing when your Sassa grant will be paid can provide much-needed peace of mind. With this comprehensive guide to the Sassa grant payment schedule for April 2024, you can plan your finances more effectively and ensure timely access to your essential funds. Stay informed, stay prepared, and make the most of your Sassa benefits.

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SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values

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SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values

SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values. South Africa social security system supports over 18 million permanent grant beneficiaries, along with 8 million individuals benefiting from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. In April 2024, the values of these grants are set to change, impacting millions across the country.

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SASSA Grant Increases

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has officially confirmed the grant values for 2024. These values will vary throughout the year due to scheduled increases. Sassa administers various permanent grants designed to assist financially vulnerable individuals, including:

  • Older Persons pension grant
  • Disability grant
  • War Veterans grant
  • Care Dependency grant
  • Foster Child grant
  • Child Support grant
  • Child Support grant Top-Up
  • Grant-in-aid

Grant Values 2024

SASSA has announced the maximum grant values for April 2024 and October 2024. While some grants have already seen increases in April 2024, three grants are scheduled for further increments in October 2024.

In February 2024, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana revealed the 2024 Sassa grant increases during his Budget Speech. These increases have now been confirmed by the Minister of Social Development, in concurrence with the Minister of Finance, as per the Social Assistance Act 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004) as amended.

Updated Grant Values

Here are the updated grant values for 2024:

Grant April 2024 Payment October 2024 Payment
Older Persons Grant R2,180 R2,190
Older Persons Grant (75+) R2,180+R20 R2,190+R20
War Veterans (incl. Add. Pay) R2,180+R20 R2,190+R20
Disability Grant R2,180 R2,190
Foster Child Grant R2,180 R2,190
Child Support Grant R530 R530
Child Support Grant (Top-Up) R530 + R260 R530 + R270
Grant In Aid R530 R530

These increases will take effect on 1 April 2024 and 1 October 2024 respectively.

SRD Grant Increase

The SRD grant, commonly known as the R350 grant, has also been increased. Minister Godongwana announced the increase on Wednesday, 13 March 2024. Beneficiaries will see their grant rise from R350 to R370 starting 1 April 2024, an increase of R20 or 5.7%. This adjustment is aimed at fulfilling the fundamental rights of vulnerable adults in South Africa.

Conclusion

The adjustments to grant values for 2024 represent a proactive step by Sassa and the government to mitigate economic hardship and ensure the welfare of millions of beneficiaries. These measures not only reflect a commitment to social justice but also embody a collective endeavor to foster a more inclusive and equitable society in South Africa.

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