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SASSA Grants For April Now Being Paid



SASSA Grants For April Now Being Paid

SASSA Grants For April Now Being Paid. SASSA grants play a crucial role in supporting millions of vulnerable individuals across South Africa, ensuring access to basic necessities and services. As the new month approaches, beneficiaries eagerly anticipate the distribution of these grants, alongside updates on payment schedules and potential increases. Let’s delve into the latest developments regarding SASSA grants for April 2024.

Distribution of Permanent Grants

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has commenced the distribution of permanent grants to over 18 million beneficiaries. These grants encompass various categories, including the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, and more, aimed at providing financial assistance to those in need.

Grant Increases

In line with the 2024 budget announcement by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, SASSA beneficiaries can anticipate increases in their regular grants. These increments, set to take effect in April, signify a positive step towards alleviating financial burdens for beneficiaries.

SASSA Grants For April Now Being Paid

Beneficiaries can refer to the outlined payment dates provided by SASSA for April 2024:

Grant Type Payment Date
Older Persons Grant April 3, 2024
Disability Grants April 4, 2024
Children’s Grants April 5, 2024

It’s essential for beneficiaries to note that once funds are disbursed, they will remain accessible in their bank accounts until needed. There’s no urgency to withdraw cash immediately upon receipt.

April Grant Payment Amounts

With the onset of April, beneficiaries will experience the first increment of the year in their SASSA grants. These updated grant amounts are as follows:

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Grant Type Payment Amount (R)
Older Persons grant 2,180
Older Persons (75 years and older) 2,200
Disability grant 2,180
War Veterans grant 2,200
Child Support grant 530
Child Support grant (Top-up) 530 + 250
Care Dependency grant 2,180
Foster Care grant 1,180
SRD Grant 370

SRD Grant Increase

Minister Godongwana’s announcement in March 2024 included an increase in the Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, commonly known as the R350 grant. Starting from April 1, 2024, beneficiaries will receive R370, marking a notable increase from the previous amount.


As SASSA continues its efforts to support vulnerable communities, the distribution of grants for April 2024 brings hope and relief to millions of beneficiaries. These increases and timely payments underscore the commitment to social welfare and economic stability in South Africa.

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