How to get SASSA grant R720 after new top-up

SASSA Child support grant (CSG) top-up

As of 1 June 2022, caregivers who are eligible can now apply for the CSG top-up at their local SASSA office or online at 

The CSG top-up has been introduced to assist relatives caring for orphans to provide for their basic needs. The purpose is to keep orphans within their extended family environment without removing them from familiar households. 

These children will receive their basic CSG of R480, plus an additional amount of R240, bringing the total to R720. 

To qualify, applicants must prove that a child is an orphan by providing the following: 

  • certified copies of the death certificates of the child’s parents, 
  • or  where the death certificate of one of the parents cannot be obtained by the applicant, a certified copy of the death certificate of one parent and an affidavit by the applicant attesting to the unknown status of the child’s other parent.

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SASSA Gavhelo ḽa u Sapota Vhana (CSG) ḽa u Ḓadzisa

Vhaṱhogomeli vho teaho vha nga ita khumbelo ya gavhelo ḽa u ḓadzisa ḽa CSG kha ofisi yapo ya SASSA iṅwe na iṅwe kana kha Inthanete: u bva nga ḽa 01 Fulwi 2022.

Gavhelo ḽa u Ḓadzisa ḽa CSG ḽo itelwa u thusa mashaka ane a khou ṱhogomela zwisiwana u itela u ṋetshedza ṱhoḓea dzavho dza ndeme. Ndivho ndi ya uri vha dzule na mashaka avho vha songo bviswa kha miṱa ine vha i ḓivha kana ine vha vha vho i ḓowela. 

Avha vhana vha ḓo ṱanganedza CSG ya R480, khathihi na tshelede ine ya lingana R240, ine yoṱhe yo fhelela ha vha R720.

 Uri vha vhe vho tea, vhahumbeli vha tea u ṱanziela uri ṅwana ndi tshisiwana nga u ṋetshedza:  

  • Khophi dzo khwaṱhisedzwaho dza ṱhanziela dza lufu dza vhabebi vha ṅwana; kana  
  • Hune ha wanala uri muhumbeli ha koni u wana ṱhanziela ya lufu ya muṅwe mubebi, khophi yo khwaṱhisedzwaho ya ṱhanziela ya mubebi muthihi khathihi na afidavithi zwine zwa khwaṱhisedza tshiimo tshi sa ḓivhei tsha muṅwe mubebi wa ṅwana zwi tea u ṋetshedzwa. 

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