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How to Collect SRD R350 Grant at Shoprite

How to Collect Your SRD R350 Grant at Shoprite – Detailed Guide & More

If you are having difficulties in creating a bank account, you can also receive your SASSA grant payment from Shoprite. Yes, you only need to switch your SASSA payment method to Shoprite, and you will start receiving your funds directly from Shoprite Stores. To receive your grant money via Shoprite, you first need to switch your payment method to Shoprite. Then, you need to take along your ID card, SASSA registered phone number, and the…
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SASSA Social Grants Increase April 2024

SASSA Social Grants Increase April 2024 – Learn About Raised & More

All SASSA grants are increased once again from 1st April 2024. Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced the increment of SASSA Social Grants during his budget speech held on Wednesday afternoon, February 21st, 2024, in Cape Town. The Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said: “We are sensitive to the increase in the cost of living for the nearly 19 million South Africans who rely on these grants to make ends meet. In this regard, we have done…
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SASSA SRD R350 Grant Increased to R370

Breaking News: SASSA SRD R350 Grant is Increased to R370

The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, also known as the R350 grant, will be increased from R350 to R370 starting in April 2024. Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced the increase in the National Assembly on Wednesday evening, March 13th, 2024. This adjustment represents a 5.7% increase, amounting to an R20 raise from R350 to R370. This news comes as a welcome relief for the approximately 9 million South Africans who depend solely on the…
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How to Buy Airtime With SASSA Card

How to Buy Airtime With Your SASSA Card

Have you ever wondered if your SASSA card could be used to purchase Airtime like any other debit card? If so, you will be pleased to know that you can now buy Airtime using your SASSA card without hassle. Now, you would ask how to buy Airtime with your SASSA card. Amazingly, loading Airtime using a SASSA card has become incredibly easy due to the latest mobile banking services. You only have to attach your…
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SASSA OTP Code

A Comprehensive Guide to SASSA OTP Codes – How to Obtain, When to Use, and Security Measures

SASSA OTP code is the One Time Pin generated whenever you access anything related to your SASSA grant. A unique pin is generated every time, and its validity is only 15 minutes. Whether you are applying for a SASSA grant or updating any information about your existing grant, you need to verify your identity by providing the correct OTP code sent to your registered SASSA phone number. SASSA implemented the OTP to make your grant…
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How to Fix Your SASSA UIF Registered Status

Understanding and Resolving SASSA “UIF Registered” Status

Is your SASSA status showing “UIF Registered”, and you are unsure what it means? Well, you are not alone. Many SASSA applicants are facing the same problem. This status is because SASSA has identified your registration with the Unemployed Insurance Fund (UIF) and your active receipt of funds. When you submit an SRD grant application to SASSA, they conduct various checks to determine eligibility. Among the many criteria, one requirement is not to receive other…
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How to Claim SASSA Funeral Benefits - SASSA Unclaimed Benefits

How to Claim SASSA Funeral Benefits (Unclaimed Grant Amount)

Many South Africans rely on SASSA grants for financial support. When a SASSA beneficiary passes away, their grant stops. But in certain circumstances, if the family cannot afford the funeral expenses, they might be eligible to claim the unclaimed grant amount for the month of death for funeral expenses. SASSA also helps their beneficiary family with the funeral cost, only when a deceased person has an active grant and did not collect their grant amount…
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SASSA WhatsApp Number

SASSA WhatsApp Number: SRD Grant Application & Status Check

SASSA always aims to provide ease for its beneficiaries in every possible way. They introduced the WhatsApp Number 0820468553, along with online systems, so the beneficiaries can apply for SASSA grants, check their application status, and access information related to all SASSA grants from the comfort of their home. This additional WhatsApp option makes the process even easier for those beneficiaries who may not be familiar with using the internet but are comfortable using WhatsApp….
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How to Report SASSA Fraud - Learn About Common Scams And How to Avoid Them

How to Report SASSA Frauds & Avoid Common Scams

Have you fallen victim to SASSA fraud? Has someone else applied for your SRD R350 grant using your details or fraudulently received your grant payment? If so, it’s important to report the incident promptly to SASSA to block the fraudsters and regain control over your grant. In response to the rising number of reports on our website comments regarding,   “Someone else applied for my SRD R350 grant using my details, what should I do?” “Someone…
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How to Block Your SASSA Card

Step-by-Step Guide to Block Your SASSA Card

Have you lost your SASSA card, or has it been stolen or damaged? You should immediately block your SASSA card to avoid unauthorized access to your grant funds. Nowadays, frauds are increasing too much. If you delay blocking your lost or stolen card, it can be compromised and used for unauthorized access. In this article, I will guide you on the steps you need to take to block your SASSA card immediately, how you can…
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