Applications open for temporary Covid-19 relief grants
Applicants will be checked against all government databases to ensure they are not getting financial relief through a social grant, the UIF or Nsfas
Applications for the R350 temporary grant, meant to provide some relief for those who are unemployed and not receiving any form of financial assistance, will officially open on Monday.
Social Security Agency of SA (Sassa) CEO Busisiwe Memela said that in the initial test of the application system, 91,000 people applied for the social relief of distress grant via the Whatsapp line, which was started with the help of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. ..