SASSA fake news

Has SASSA Increased Child Support Grant by R500 Per Care Giver For December 2020?

Has SASSA Increased Child Support Grant by R500 Per Care Giver For December 2020?

On Monday, 23rd November 2020, a certain Facebook page which is known to give updates about SASSA payments posted that SASSA has added the R500 Top-Ups for the December Child Support Grant and the it is per Care giver.

Below is the exact claim made by the page.

SASSA fake news

When you take a closer look at the post, it has attracted thousands of likes, shares and comments from users. Some of them expressed their profound gratitude others too were hesitant to conclude that if it was true.

Few Hours later, SASSA through its Twitter handle, refuted that claim that they added R500 to the Child Support Grant.

SASSA described that  claim as Fake an must therefore be ignored. Nobody should out his hope on it.

Below was SASSA’s response :
Please note that the below information is FALSE and does NOT come from SASSA. All the top up amounts for the social grants (Old Age, Disability, War Veterans,Child Support,Foster Child & Care Dependency) have come to an end. #SASSACARES

@The_DSD, @GCISMedia, @GovernmentZA, @nda_rsa

https://twitter.com/OfficialSASSA/status/1330842171726028803?s=2

Meanwhile payment dates for December 2020 is as follows:

1st December – Old Age and any other linked account
2nd December – Disability Grant and any other linked account
3rd December – Child Support Grant and the rest.

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