The Department of Social Development has introduced a new grant called the unemployment grant due to the pandemic. The applications of COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant are open and you can apply qas of the 11th of May 2020
You need to qualify for the grant before you apply for it because the government will be checking the applications thoroughly before anyone can get approved.
To qualify you must be unemployed and not be receiving any funds from NSFAS or the UIF. Or living in a government house, the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant is R350 and is available for those who are South th African citizens or a permanent resident of the country..
Department of Social Development will begin paying the three-hundred and fifty rands (R 350) COVID-19 social services relief grant for the unemployed from the 15 May 2020.
Here are the 3 options you can apply.
* 134 * 7737#
WhatsApp : 0820468553
Email address : SRD@Sassa.gov.za