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SASSA: ALL You Need to Know About 2024 SASSA Grant Increases

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SASSA: ALL You Need to Know About 2024 SASSA Grant Increases

SASSA: ALL You Need to Know About 2024 SASSA Grant Increases. South Africa’s millions of grant dependents have received encouraging news with the recent implementation of the 2024 SASSA grant increases. For those who rely on the South African Social Security Agency, the timing couldn’t be better, as the period from the festive season into ‘Janu-worry’ is known to be particularly challenging.

2024 SASSA Grant Increases

According to information provided on the security agency’s website, the 2024 grant increases came into effect on October 1, 2023, offering a welcome relief to individuals dependent on these grants. Here’s a breakdown of the changes in grant amounts for the year 2024:

Old-Age Pension Grants

  • Recipients aged between 60 and 74 years old: Increased to R2090.
  • Recipients over 75 years old: Increased to R2110. (Note: Both increases represent a raise of R10 each.)

Disability Grant

  • Increased to R2090. (An increase of R10.)

Child Support Grant

  • Increased to R510. (An increase of R10.)

Foster Child Grant

  • Now at R1130. (An increase of R10.)

Child Care Dependency Grants:

  • Increased to R2090. (An increase of R10.)

War Veterans Grant

  • Increased to R2110. (A rise of R10.)

Grant-In-Aid

  • Increased to R510. (An increase of R10.)

Child Support Grant Top-Up

  • Remains unchanged at R250 for 2024.

Application Process for Assistance

If you fall into any of the aforementioned categories and lack financial support, you can apply for a grant through the following steps:

  1. Visit the official SASSA website.
  2. Follow the provided links and prompts.
  3. Provide all necessary personal details.
  4. Submit information regarding your employment and lifestyle sustainability.
  5. Input your banking details to ensure the receipt of your monthly grant.
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