How will applicants be verified?
Social development minister Lindiwe Zulu last month said data and digital infrastructure were being used to process applications and verifications.
“Our system for checking whether people deserve this money is in place, hence we ask them to reapply.
“We are also working with the department of economic development and small and medium enterprises, because we believe the next big thing we must focus on is to empower informal businesses and small and medium enterprises.”
Where can I collect my grant?
With the SA Post Office (Sapo) no longer paying out SRD grants, you can collect your grant from Pick n Pay, Boxer, Shoprite, Checkers or USave stores.
Sapo and Sassa advised those eligible for the grant to choose this payment option in their applications for the grant.
Those who chose to receive their funds at Sapo branches are requested to visit www.srd.sassa.gov.za and select an option to collect the grant from one of the supermarkets.
“Clients who have uncollected grants at the Sapo/Postbank can collect at any of the retail outlets,” said Sassa.