Earlier this year, in April 2022 the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) which is in charge of paying out social grants to unemployed citizens increased the social grant and it will be increased again in October 2022. Old Person’s grant, War Veteran, Disability and Dependency grant was increased by R90 while Foster Care and Child Support grant was increased by R20.
April Social Grant Increase are;
Old Person’s grant increased by R90
War Veteran grant increased R90
Disability grant increased R90
Dependency grant increased R90
Child Support Grant increased by R20
In October 2022, the agency increased all its social grants by R10 except for the Child Support grant which did not increase.
October Social Grant Increase are;
Old Person’s grant increased by R10
War Veteran grant increased R10
Disability grant increased R10
Dependency grant increased R10
Child Support Grant increased by R0