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SASSA Grant Payment Schedule For April 2024

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SASSA Grant Payment Schedule For April 2024

SASSA Grant Payment Schedule For April 2024. Millions of beneficiaries are set to receive Sassa grant payments in April 2024. The agency responsible for these payments has officially released the schedule for when beneficiaries can expect to receive their grants.

Confirming Sassa Grant Payment Dates

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has finalized the grant payment schedule for April 2024. This schedule is crucial for the agency’s 18 million beneficiaries to plan their finances for the upcoming month around the expected grant payments.

Sassa Permanent Grants

Sassa oversees the distribution of 18 million permanent grants, which encompass various categories such as 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.

Grant Payment Dates for April 2024

According to Sassa’s announcement, grant payments will commence from the second working day of April, adhering to the agency’s policy for permanent grant payments. Here are the specific payment dates for different grant categories:

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

Recent Grant Increase Announcements

During the 2024 Budget Speech, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana disclosed the grant increases for 2024, affecting various grant categories under Sassa’s purview.

Details of Sassa Grant Increases

Notable grant increases for April 2024 include:

  • Older Persons and War Veterans Grant: Increase of R90 in April, followed by R10 in October.
  • Foster Child Grant: One-time increase of R50 in April.
  • Child Support Grant: One-time increase of R20 in April.
  • Disability Grant: Increase of R90 in April, with an additional R10 in October.
  • R350 SRD Grant: One-time increase of R20.
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April 2024 Grant Amounts

Here’s a breakdown of the expected grant amounts for April 2024:

  • Older Persons grant: R2,180
  • Older Persons (75 years and older): R2,200
  • Disability grant: R2,180
  • War Veterans grant: R2,200
  • Child Support grant: R530
  • Child Support grant (Top-up): R530 + R250
  • Care Dependency grant: R2,180
  • Foster Care grant: R1,180
  • SRD Grant: R370

By adhering to this schedule and understanding the updated grant amounts, beneficiaries can better manage their finances for the month of April 2024.

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