COVID-19 R350 Grant: why the poor must apply despite challenges

By Andile Mngxitama On 11 May 2020, the Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, announced the government’s revised criteria and requirements for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant of R350 for the poor. This includes the period of the SRD Grant being from May to October 2020; payment methods; who qualifies; and compulsory …