Youngsters’s Institute raises alarm over youngster assist grant ID disaster

The human rights commission of the SA called in some Sassa offices for a quick solution to the crisis in the case of renewed applications for grants. (Jenni Evans, News24)

“I’m 29 years old and I’ve never had an ID,” says Ms. T *, a mother of two to Khayelitsha, who wonders how to feed her children after her child benefit was cut at the end of December.

The 29-year-old Khayelitsha woman is struggling to obtain ID from the Home Office and endures a seemingly endless shuttle between Sassa and the Ministry.

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