Pay R350 Grant beneficiaries Now – COSATU tells SASSA
SASSA NEWS – COSATU condemns the federal government’s failure to pay tens of millions of R350 grant beneficiaries their funds since April. The union requests for this matter to be fastened instantly.
COSATU acknowledged that it’s “callous for the Division of Social Improvement, Treasury and Sassa to have allowed this to occur. The executive chaos and forms that’s inflicting the failure to place the mandatory verification and fee programs in place is scandalous”.
In accordance with the union, it implies that the federal government has denied its public enterprise that folks can be paid their grants in a well timed vogue. Not solely have these recipients not acquired their grants however they’ve additionally not acquired any motive as to why their funds are delayed.
The signing of agreements with banks must be finalised by the federal government to facilitate the grant funds. The union means that the federal government additionally reinstates the Put up Workplace as a paypoint to supply beneficiaries who reside in rural areas and townships with a extra accessible paypoint.
“It’s the position of presidency to make sure that there are satisfactory social safety and safety nets to make sure that tens of millions who obtain SRD grants and rely on them will not be left destitute. The delays are inhumane and mustn’t proceed to occur,” mentioned COSATU.
COSATU believes that offering significant and timeous reduction to the unemployed and underprivileged is the important thing to progress within the nation.