The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has been providing citizens with social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. There are many different grants that SASSA provides, you can keep reading to find out what they are.
Care Dependency Grant
This grant is a source of income support for caregivers who take care of children with severe mental or physical disabilities.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to qualify for the grant:
There is good news and bad news regarding social grants. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, has announced that social grants will be increased. They will increase between 1.0% and 3.4%. But sadly, the social relief of distress grant is due to come to an end in April.
Tito Mboweni announced the following increases to social grants:
President Ramaphosa has announced that the Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant of R350 will be extended. SASSA released a statement elaborating on the details of the extension, including details such as that any approved applicants do not need to re-apply.
The grant was passed after many calls from people who rely on the grant since it has either been very hard or even impossible, to find work during the pandemic.
The Head of Department of the Gauteng Provincial Department of Human Settlements hereby invites admitted under-graduate students to apply for bursaries to undertake full-time studies in the 2021 academic year.
Gauteng Department of Human Settlements is offering limited number of bursaries.
NAACAM, supported by MerSETA, is offering bursaries to 15 University of Technology Students. All qualifying applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year students at a University of Technology, studying Mechanical, Electrical or Electronics Engineering.