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Finally: Good news to all SASSA R350 applicants on January payments.


It's been 7 months following the re-introduction of the Covid-19 relief grant by the president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa. The Grant was reintroduced after it was previously introduced but due to financial difficulties in the government, They decided to end it in April 2021.

After the considerations we made and the ongoing pandemic which was affecting people's jobs and increasing poverty in the citizens. The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa on July 25, 2021 reintroduce the R350 grant from August 2021 to March 2022.

The qualifying applicants have been paid from August 2021 until December 2021. For the month of January 2022. No one has been paid so far but SASSA has started with approving qualifying applicants after verifying if the applicants still qualify for the Grant.

Currently, SASSA have started approving applicants. Those who are qualifying her started seeing Approved status on their dashboard. So far no one has been given a payday, but improving status have begun yesterday. Estimately, applicants are expected to be given pay dates starting from tomorrow 17 January 2021.

Those who have applied and updated the banking details will be paid on the day that will reflect on their dashboard following their approval status. Those who receive the payment at the post office must wait for the pay date as well and must check the three digits of their ID number, before visiting the post office to avoid disappointment since, Post office is using a new strategy of last three ID number to stop the spread of the Corona virus from large crowds.

Those with banking details who are receiving at the post office are advised to upload the banking details so that they can receive their payments on their bank accounts.

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