Did you know SASSA grant increases for beneficiaries for 2022 have been announced? Well then, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has announced that the social grant will be increased above the inflation rate during his presentation of the 2022 budget speech.
We are, therefore, going to give you the new SASSA grant increments social grant for all the beneficiaries affected.
SASSA Grant Increases For Beneficiaries 2022
Below are the Sassa grant increases for 2022.
- Child Support Grant will increase from R460 to R480 (an increase of 4.3%)
- Care Dependance Grant will increase from R1890 to R1985 (an increase of 5%)
- Old Age Grant will increase from R1890 to R1985 (an increase of 5%)
- Foster Care Grant will increase from R1050 to R1070 (an increase of 1.9%)
- Old Age Grant (above 75 years old), and War Veterans Grant will increase from R1090 to R2005 (an increase of 5%)
These are the new SASSA Grant increase amounts and percentages in the SASSA Grant for the year 2022.
Now that we know the amounts and percentages of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) have increased in their grants, let us now look at some of the frequently asked questions about the Sassa grant increase for beneficiaries for 2022.
Is SASSA Grant Increased?
Yes, the SASSA grant has been increased for Child Support Grant, Care Dependency Grant, Old Age Grant, Foster Care Grant, Old Age Grant (above 75), and War Veterans Grant.
The increase in percentage ranges from 1.9% to 5% margin.
All SASSA grant beneficiaries in these categories will receive the new increment of the grant once the 2022 budget is improved.
We do recommend that you read SASSA Grant Payment Dates for 2022 to know when you’re going to receive your payments.
How Much Is SASSA Old Age Grant
SASSA has increased grants for Old Person from R1890 to R1985 which is an increase of 5%.
Old persons who have been approved will start to receive the new amount.
How Much Is SASSA Foster Care Grant?
SASSA Foster Care Grant approved beneficiaries will receive R1070 which is an increase of 1.9%. Therefore, beneficiaries of SASSA Foster Care Grant will begin to be paid the new amount of R1070.
How Much Is SASSA Old Age Grant? ( Above 75 Years Old)
Od persons who are above 75 years old and are SASSA grant beneficiaries will be receiving R2005, an increase of 5% from the old amount of R1090.
How Much Is SASSA War Veterans Grant?
Approved applicants of SASSA Grant who are War Veterans will get R2005 as their grant. This is an increase of 5% from the previous R1090.
War Veterans will receive the same amount as the Old Age Grant of persons above 75 years old.
How Much Is SASSA Child Support Grant?
Applicants approved for the SASSA grant in the category of SASSA Child Support Grant will be paid R480 as their new grant. This is an increase of 4.3% from the previous amount of R460.
How Much Is SASSA Care Dependency Grant?
SASSA Care Dependance Grant beneficiaries will receive R1985 as their new grant. This is an increase of 5% from the previous grant of R1890.
Has SASSA Extended R350 Grant?
Yes, The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has extended the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 Grant.
You should therefore read SASSA R350 Grant Extended for the detailed information and dates of the extension.
Can You Reinstate Your SASSA Grant?
If you have canceled your SASSA Grant, it is advisable to reinstate it now. SASSA is getting better and juicier for its beneficiaries.
Read this article How To Reinstate SASSA Grant for the step-by-step guide to reinstate your Sassa grant successfully.
For personal inquiries, www.sassa.gov.za is the webpage.
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