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Watch video |Another Shutdown looming? See what Sassa beneficiaries are doing in Gauteng

The Sassa SRD R350s was intended to be a short term measure to relieve people who lost their jobs when it was first implemented. But now it appears that the SRD grant R350s are going to be distributed to South Africans for a long time and many South Africans are happy because it has been extended till further notice.


Despite the Sassa SRD being extended, there are some disadvantaged Beneficiaries who are concerned about their missing payments so they had to take action for themselves and lead by example. It appears that there are some glitches in the payment systems at Sassa

According to a report from SABCNews, the beneficiaries have formed a campaign called the “PAYTHE GRANTS”. PAYTHEGRANTS marched to the Department of social Development and Sassa offices demanding faults within the payout system to be urgently addressed. Watch video below:https://twitter.com/Newsbreak_Lotus/status/1440994316646817792?s=19


#PAYTHEGRANTS leader told  Sassa that “millions of South Africans are crippled by the impact of Covid and the country’s ailing economy. The R350 grant is their only relief and hope”.watch video below :https://twitter.com/Patrweezy/status/1440993334038876160?s=19

#PAYTHEGRANTS raised another concern and said that  millions of desperate citizens are rejected and denied their R350 Covid grants due to glitches in government systems. They demand swift action to fix the problems in order to help all beneficiaries. Watch video below: https://twitter.com/Patrweezy/status/1440994123578757131?s=19


#PAYTHEGRANTS is here to fight for citizens who qualify to get the Grant and by doing that they handed over their memorandum to Sassa officials and told them that they want an answer in 7 days to come up with a solution. Watch video below :https://twitter.com/Patrweezy/status/1440996454588375048?s=19


In my opinion I think the #PAYTHEGRANTS campaign was irritated by the news24 reports which revealed that each and every month SASSA top officials loot over R230 Million from the social grants budget. Which further explains why many South Africans were denied to apply for the grant even though they qualified to get it. 


What's your view about this issue of missing payments at Sassa? Don't forget to leave your thoughts in the comment section. 

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