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How the R350 special relief grant is restoring a sense of dignity in SA

Some recipients are using the money for food, while others are spending the money on education and job-hunting

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The R350 special relief grant is restoring a sense of dignity for Maphefo Lekgetho.

“I no longer have to bother neighbours, asking for basic things like sugar and tea,” said the 48-year-old unemployed mother of two, who lives in Braamfischerville, Soweto.

“These are the basics that every household should have, but that has not been the case for me,” she said on Thursday afternoon outside the Roodepoort Post Office, west of Johannesburg. ..

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