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Many South African households are facing significant financial hardship as a result of the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown of the South African economy.
Even though government has partially opened some industries, many have suffered severely and have had to close shop. This has had a domino effect on the employees who have had to either take a pay cut or be retrenched.
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