The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides financial assistance to vulnerable individuals through the Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. Checking your SRD SASSA status is essential to ensure that your application has been processed and to determine the progress of your payment. In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process to check your SRD SASSA status.
1. Understanding the SRD SASSA grant
Before we delve into the process of checking your SRD SASSA status, let’s briefly understand what the SRD grant entails. The SRD grant is a temporary relief measure implemented by SASSA to assist certain individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to provide financial support to those who are unemployed, do not receive any other form of income, and do not qualify for other social grants. The grant application is slated to end in March 2024.
2. Check SRD SASSA status online
This step requires you to visit the SASSA website…