Sassa to disburse R248bn in grants - which is 99% of social development dept's budget

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Ninety-nine percent of Sassa's budget will go toward grants.
Ninety-nine percent of Sassa's budget will go toward grants.
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The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) will use 99.6% of this year's budget allocated to the Department of Social Development to distribute a staggering R248 billion in grants to more than 18 million beneficiaries.

The R248 billion allocation includes social grants for old age, child support, disability and foster care grant beneficiaries.

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