This is the third time that the R350 grant has been kickstarted, following its initial introduction in April 2020. The measure was meant to be a temporary support structure to mitigate the impact of the pandemic. But, with the COVID-19 situation evolving in an unpredictable manner, the fiscal relief mechanism has been something of a mainstay.
WHEN WILL THE R350 GRANT BE MADE AVAILABLE AGAIN?
It’s understood that a Basic Income Grant will be introduced by the government at some point next year. Funding the project, however, is a daunting task. For now, the R350 grant takes centre stage – and Lindiwe Zulu revealed yesterday that payments are likely to restart ‘by the end of August 2021′