How much is the grant increase for 2023?

In the next financial year, all permanent social grants will receive an increase of at least 5%, according to Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana. During the 2023 Budget Speech, the minister announced the social grant increases for 2023/2024.

According to Sassa, all grant payments – besides the R350 Covid-19 social relief of distress (SRD) grant – can still be collected from South African Post Office (Sapo) branches.

Sassa grant payment dates for July

  • Older Persons Grant – Tuesday, 4 July
  • Disability Grant – Wednesday, 5 July
  • Children’s Grant – Thursday, 6 July
  • All other Sassa grants, including the R350 grant, are paid out from Wednesday, 5 July

Here’s how much Sassa grants will be for July

The most recent increase in Sassa grants was implemented in April this year, with the next increase set for October.

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