Connect with us


SASSA Payment Dates for December 2023: A Helpful Guide



SASSA Payment Dates

As the festive season approaches, beneficiaries in Gauteng must stay informed about the SASSA payment dates for December 2023. Understanding these dates ensures timely access to funds, especially during a period marked by increased financial demands. This article provides a detailed overview of the SASSA payment dates for December 2023, along with the COVID-19 SRD R350 payment dates for both November and December 2023.

Key SASSA Payment Dates for December 2023

SASSA has announced the following payment dates for December 2023:

  • Older Persons’ Grants: Payments should be on 1st December 2023.
  • Disability Grants: Beneficiaries can expect their grants on the 4th of December 2023.
  • Children’s Grants: These will be available from 5th December 2023.

Beneficiaries need to note these dates to plan their financial activities accordingly.

If you are struggling to access your SASSA Disability Grant, visit this article.

COVID SRD R350 Payment Dates

In addition to the regular SASSA grants, the COVID Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grants also play a vital role in supporting many residents. The SASSA payment dates for December 2023 for these grants are included below:

November 2023: Payments will be made between 24th and 30th November 2023.

December 2023: Beneficiaries should expect payments between 18th and 22nd December 2023.

SASSA Payment Dates

These dates are crucial for those relying on the COVID SRD R350 grants to navigate the economic challenges posed by the pandemic.

If you would like to confirm the exact payment date for your SRD grant payment, visit here.

Tips for Spending Grant Funds Wisely Over the Holidays

The holiday season can lead to increased spending. As they take note of the SASSA payment dates for December 2023, here are some tips for beneficiaries on how to manage their SASSA grants wisely:

1. Budgeting: Before the festive season begins, create a budget. Allocate funds for essential expenses like food, rent, and utilities before considering holiday spending.

2. Avoid Unplanned Buying: The festive season is filled with tempting deals. Stick to your budget and avoid unnecessary expenses.

3. Plan for January Expenses: January often comes with many unique financial challenges. Set aside a portion of your December grant to ease the burden of expenses in the new year.

4. Invest in Essentials: Use a part of your grant to invest in essentials that will last beyond the holiday season, such as school supplies or home essentials.

5. Emergency Fund: If possible, save a small portion of your grant for emergencies. Unforeseen expenses can arise at any time.

6. Community Support: Consider pooling resources with community members for bulk purchases of essentials, which can be more cost-effective.

SASSA Payment Dates


Staying informed about the SASSA payment dates for December 2023 and the COVID-19 SRD R350 payment dates is crucial for beneficiaries, especially in the Gauteng region. Planning and wise spending of these funds can significantly ease the financial pressures of the holiday season. Remember, a well-managed grant can provide not just immediate relief but also long-term benefits.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


35 x ABSA: Trailblazer Learnerships 2024




Absa logo1

ABSA invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Trailblazer Learnership Programme 2024.

Learnership Location: Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town

Learnership Closing Date: 7 March 2024

Are you a recent graduate eager to dive deep into the dynamic world of banking? Are you driven by a passion for sales and the desire to excel in a challenging corporate environment? If so, the Absa CIB Trailblazer Programme is tailor-made for you!

Our year-long Trailblazer Learnership Programme is designed to provide unemployed, degreed individuals with an immersive experience in the core functions of banking. Through hands-on exposure to sales, product development, client onboarding, digital operations, and more, you’ll gain invaluable insights and skills that will pave the way for a rewarding career in the industry.

As a Trailblazer, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside high-performing teams within Absa, where you’ll be mentored by seasoned professionals and guided through a structured development journey. Over the course of 12 months, you’ll complete an NQF Level 6 qualification funded by Absa, enhancing your knowledge and expertise in the field.

Our programme is divided into four cohorts, each focusing on key areas such as transactional banking sales, product management, trade digital operations, client onboarding, public sector and coverage. Throughout the programme, you’ll rotate within the business unit, gaining exposure to various facets of banking and honing your skills under the guidance of dedicated supervisors.

We’re looking for ambitious South African graduates who are eager to make their mark in the banking industry. If you’re someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, values continuous learning and growth, and is ready to embrace new challenges, then we want to hear from you.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to kickstart your career with Absa. Apply now and join us as we pave the way for innovation and excellence in the world of banking!

Essential requirements:

NQF Level 8 qualification with a minimum average of 70% within the following disciplines:

• Accounting

• Economics

• Finance

• Mathematics

• Statistics

• Computer Science

Eligibility Criteria

• Applicants must NOT be permanently employed

• Applicants cannot be registered with another Learnership

• Applicants MUST be South African citizens

• Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Applications

• Proficient English language skills

Closing Date: 7 March 2024

Location: JHB, Durban and CT


Continue Reading


Bell Equipment: Apprenticeships 2024 –




Bell logo

Bell Equipment invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Apprenticeship Programme 2024.

Apprenticeship Location: Richards Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Apprenticeship Closing Date: 22 March 2024

Bell Equipment is seeking motivated individuals in Richards Bay, South Africa to join their apprenticeship programmes! Launch your career in a skilled trade through hands-on training and qualification opportunities.  

Apprenticeship Opportunities:

  • Auto Electrician
  • Boilermaker (Maintenance Department)
  • Millwright (Maintenance Department) (4 available positions)
  • Fitter (Maintenance Department) (2 available positions)
  • Airconditioner Mechanic (Tool & Design Department) (2 available positions)
  • Fitter & Turner (4 available positions)

How to apply

Click here to apply online for Bell Equipment: Apprenticeships 2024

Only applications with certified copies of all qualifications (school and college) plus id document & licence will be considered.

If you have not had a response to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Continue Reading


British American Tobacco (BAT): Graduate Internships 2024




British American Tobacco BAT

British American Tobacco (BAT) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Graduate Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: Not specified

Internship Location: South Africa

What Does The Programme Offer?

  • A bespoke development plan that prepares you for a managerial role after the programme 
  • Accountability from day one through projects with a real impact on our progressive business
  • World-class leadership training in Global BAT Academy with fellow graduates and senior colleagues from around the world
  • Learning from industry experts and interaction with BAT professionals
  • Dynamic and multinational environment.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

Finance Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Finance,
  • Business,
  • Economics
  • or similar

Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Marketing,
  • Communication,
  • Business
  • or similar

Operations​​​​​​​ Global Graduate Programme

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in:

  • Engineering,
  • Economics,
  • Procurement,
  • Supply Chain,
  • Business Management,
  • or related

How to Apply

NB. Use the links given below to Apply

Finance Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Finance Global Graduate Programme

Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Marketing Global Graduate Programme

Operations​​​​​​​ Global Graduate Programme

Apply Online for the Operations Global Graduate Programme

Continue Reading


Copyright © 2023 Srd-Sassa-Status.