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SASSA Pays Some COVID-19 Grants Double (R700 for June and July)

From the 22 July, SASSA has been paying some of the COVID-19 Grants Applicants double the amount expected, thus each receiving R700 for both June and July.

“SASSA started with double payments for outstanding June and July accounts for the R350 special relief grant this week. This meant to avoid a situation where beneficiaries of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress grant have to make two trips to the Post Office and to eradicate the backlog of payments. The move was met with much appreciation and excitement on social media this morning.”

“SASSA also reconsidered applications made in May against updated databases received, which resulted in an additional approximately 1 million applicants being approved for the grant. This will drastically reduce the number of potential appeals and will also cushion the affected beneficiaries against the current impact of the Lockdown” SASSA added in a statement.

“Payments for June and July have started with transfers into the bank accounts of those who have bank accounts. Payments for those who receive their money through the Post Office will be done progressively throughout the month, to try and limit the numbers of people at the Post Offices on a daily basis.

“Beneficiaries are reminded that they should only visit the Post Office once they have received an SMS saying their money has been paid in and is ready for collection,” SASSA concluded.

 


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27 comments

Thandeka 11 August 2020 at 7:00 am

I haven’t receive any payments for june,July and August but yet my status state that I have been approved..And I will be paid on the 29 of July it’s now August…what should I do we’re dying of hunger

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Refilwe Mokautu 10 August 2020 at 5:19 pm

Wats hppning now Cz sassa has asked 4 our banking accounts bt no payments hv being made

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Refilwe Mokautu 10 August 2020 at 5:16 pm

So want is hppning now Cz sum of hv not received any money 4rm sassa

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Irene 4 August 2020 at 3:58 pm

My application was first declined in May then in June aS approved, then Sassa sent sms for banking details, and as always still waiting, what is going on and how long will it take for money to be paid over

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Emmelina 4 August 2020 at 1:22 pm

I apply on may and receive only the money on July w350 what happened

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Noluthando Mthethwa 4 August 2020 at 9:53 am

So how do I change my payment method

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