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9 million SRD 350 might be left out on the new proposed grant, check here if you will get it or not.

There are proposals by the department of finance in South Africa to find a suitable way of replacing the current social relief grant of R350.

Currently government is spending billions and billions of rands on this grant which was firstly introduced last year 2020 during the first lockdown as the measure to assist those who had lost their income streams including jobs because of covid-19 pandemic.

The former Minister of finance in South Africa Tito Mboweni supported the idea and money were being pumped in and sacrificed from other departments.

Now there is a new finance minister and seems having another suitable plan of eradicating poverty by eliminating the current social unemployment relief grant of R350 by family poverty Grant.

Because this new grant goes to the family, there are around 9 million who will nolonger receive nolonger receive the grant.

"… the current Social Relief of Distress grant is dispensed to 10 million… In its place would be a Family Poverty Grant which would go to a million people… It’s a disaster for literally nine million people…" this is according Ihsaan Bassier.

Replacing the SRD with a Family Poverty Grant will reach far fewer people, they say.


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Family Poverty Grant Ihsaan Bassier SRD South Africa Tito Mboweni


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