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SASSA R350 grant: Systems strengthened to tackle fraud

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says it has fixed its frameworks to forestall extortion, in the current carry out of its uncommon R350 award. 

The office's representative Paseka Letsatsi clasp down on the wrongdoing, part of the way in light of the fact that the office should represent each R350 award granted. 

"We think our framework in this current cycle is extremely tied up in light of the fact that we have figured out how to ensure that should get the SASSA R350 award do get it, and I think in the event that we circle back to that, the individuals who are in some unacceptable will get captured in light of the fact that the expectation here is to ensure we don't really give individuals who don't merit this measure of cash," he said to eNCA. 


Letsatsi says SASSA's I.T framework has been redesigned and is presently ready to get and recognize the people who had attempted to cheat the organization, including by applying for the R350 award, despite the fact that they realize they are not qualified for it. 

An announced 177 000 community workers have unfairly gotten the R350 award, which the organization is as of now examining. 

As indicated by the organization, since its uncommon R350 award was carried out in August, in excess of 14 million applications have been submitted. More than 8.3 million have been endorsed, while over 5.6 million accepted their monies by September 2021. 

The SASSA R350 award was set up toward the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to help the nation's most underestimated, explore the monetary destruction prodded by the respiratory ailment. Since its carry out, there have been developing calls, especially from trade guilds and leagues, for the award to not exclusively be expanded, yet to likewise proceed past the pandemic."

Source: The South African

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I.T Letsatsi SASSA South African Social Security Agency eNCA.


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