Sassa Grants Increase 2022

Sassa Grants Increase 2022 [Full Details here].

Over 48% of the South African population are receiving social assistance from The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). The grants vary from foster care grant, care dependency grant, disability grant, old age grant to war veteran grant.

There is also a COVID-19 SRD Grant introduced to assist those unemployed people affected by the impact of the corona virus.

The Minister of Finance indicated the following Sassa grants increase for 2022 financial year period:

Sassa Old Age Grant Increase 2022

The pension increase 2022 and war veteran grants increase 2022

The old age grant for pensioners below the age of 75 will increase as indicated below.

Old Age grant will increase from R1 890 to R1 985, a 5% increase.

Pension increase 2022 for pensioners above the age of 75

Old Age grant for adults above 75 years and War Veterans grant will increase from R1 910 to R2 005 which is a 5% increase.

Care dependency grant increase 2022

Care Dependency grant will increase from R1 890 to R1 985 which is a 5% increase.

Foster care grant

Foster Care grant will increase from R1 050 to R1 070 which is a 1.9% increase.

Child Support Grant

How much is Sassa child grant 2022?

Currently, child grant is R460, below is an increase plan from the 2022 budget speech.

The Child Grant will increase to from R460 to R480 which is a 4.3% increase.


Sassa Increase Dates 2022

When will these Sassa grants increase will start? (Sassa increase dates 2022) The Old Person’s, War Veterans, Disability and Care Dependency grants will increase by R90 in April 2022 and a further R10 in October 2022. The Foster Care and Child Support grants will increase by a once off R20 in April 2022.

New Grant: Extended Child Support Grant

A total of R1.6 billion will be allocated to initiate a new extended child support grant for double orphans, in order to encourage the care of orphans within families rather than foster care.

SRD R350 Grant

The SRD R350 grant will remain R350. However the government is in the middle of talks about a permanent basic income grant. The president indicated on his SONA speech that they are looking to replace the R350 grant with a more suitable grant. It is estimate that this may be introduced by 2023 or just before the 2024 national elections.

R350 grant extension

As the R350 grant has been extended, a lot of people are wondering if they have to reapply for the R350 grant or not. The answer to that is, no, you do not have to reapply if you have been approved already. But if your application has been rejected, you may appeal or reapply monthly.

Question time

Which grant are you receiving from the one Sassa disburses?


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