Statement – Devastating proposals to replace the SRD grant with a jobseekers, caregivers, and/or household grant will exclude millions of poor people, and are regressive, unworkable and unconstitutional

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South Africa is facing a dire socio-economic crisis with widespread poverty, persistent and high unemployment and growing hunger. While its value is grossly inadequate and there have been myriad problems with its administration, the R350 Covid-19 SRD grant has played a critical role in providing support to some of the most vulnerable people who bear […]