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SASSA Grant Increase 2024 and Payment Schedule, What is New Amount?

SASSA Grant Increase 2024 and Payment Schedule, What is New Amount?. We urge South Africans who rely on SASSA social grants to read this article. Here you can get all the information regarding SASSA increase for social grants.

SASSA Grant Increase 2024

The 2024 SASSA grant increases have been implemented to alleviate financial strain for South Africa’s grant recipients. These adjustments impact various grant categories, including old-age pensions, disability grants, and child support grants.


The South African Social Security Agency was established in April 2005 by the South African government to administer the country’s social security system. SASSA is responsible for distributing social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. These grants provide financial assistance to eligible South Africans, covering various needs such as old-age pensions, disability support, and child care.

How much is SASSA Grant Increase 2024 New Amounts?

The 2024 SASSA grant increases have brought some relief to South Africa’s grant recipients. Here are the grant details:

  1. Old-Age Pension Grants: Increased to R2090 for recipients aged 60 to 74, and R2110 for those over 75.
  2. Disability Grant: Increased to R2090.
  3. Child Support Grant: Now R510.
  4. Foster Child Grant: Raised to R1130.
  5. Child Care Dependency Grant: Now R2090.
  6. War Veterans Grant: Increased to R2110.
  7. Grant-In-Aid: Now R510.
  8. Child Support Grant Top-Up: Remains unchanged at R250 for 2024.

The minister Ms Lindiwe Zulu will announce on the South African Social Security Agency media platforms if there be any changes.

SASSA Payment Schedule

The SASSA Payment Schedule is a calendar that shows the dates when different types of social grants are paid to the beneficiaries. SASSA will continue to process grant payments to recipients every first week of the month, weekends excluded.