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This Is Your Last R350 Grant Payment

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This Is Your Last R350 Grant Payment

This Is Your Last R350 Grant Payment. Millions of South Africans rely on the R350 grant to survive each month. However, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has confirmed that March 2024 marks the final month that beneficiaries will receive this grant.

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Last R350 Grant Payment

Sassa is expected to pay the R350 grant to approximately nine million people in March 2024. Unfortunately, this will be the last time these individuals receive R350 grant payments from Sassa.

Increase in Social Relief of Distress Grant

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana recently announced an increase in the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. Beneficiaries will now receive R370, up from the previous R350, starting in April 2024.

Impact of the SRD Grant

President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the impact of the grant, stating that it not only provides immediate relief but also serves as an investment in the future of beneficiaries.

Conclusion

While the increase in the SRD grant is a positive development, the end of the R350 grant will impact many South Africans who rely on it for their basic needs. The government’s decision reflects its commitment to supporting vulnerable communities during these challenging times.

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SASSA SRD Grants Approved Without Payout Date

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SASSA SRD Grants Approved Without Payout Date

SASSA SRD Grants Approved Without Payout Date. Millions of people have been approved for a R370 grant payment this month. However, not all of those approved for an SRD grant payment have a payment date.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has revised why approved Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant beneficiaries do not have a payment date. Not having an SRD grant payment date essentially means they will not receive their R370 grant payment.

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Reasons for Missing Payment Dates

Sassa said two main reasons could be behind beneficiaries not having a pay date. This includes incorrect or outdated information.

Missing or Incomplete Banking Information

SASSA grant applicants who haven’t provided any banking details on the SASSA SRD website will not be included in the scheduled payments.

Beneficiaries can rectify this by taking immediate action and updating their bank details on the website.

Postbank Account Request

Previously, Sassa offered to open Postbank accounts for beneficiaries. However, this service is no longer available.

SRD grant applicants who requested this option are advised to either open an account with Postbank themselves and update SASSA with the new details or open an account with a different bank and provide those details to Sassa for SASSA  payment processing.

Cash Send Payment Issues

Beneficiaries who opted for cash send/mobile money payouts and haven’t received their grant might be facing a verification challenge.

SASSA requires beneficiaries’ ID numbers and cellphone numbers to match. Not providing a valid cellphone number will result in delayed R370 grant payments. Beneficiaries are encouraged to provide alternative banking details to facilitate a smooth transfer of the grant amount.

Still No Pay Date For SRD Grant?

Beneficiaries who are approved but haven’t received a payment date and fall outside of the categories mentioned above are encouraged to contact the Sassa Customer Care Call Centre at 0800 60 10 11 for further assistance and investigation.

Conclusion

While the approval of the SRD grant brings relief to many individuals and families in need, the absence of a payment date can be concerning. By understanding the reasons behind this issue and taking proactive steps to update information or seek assistance from Sassa.

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