Helping hand

Government has set aside millions of rands to assist the poor cope with harsh economic conditions, the department of social development said yesterday. People who are either medically unfit or whose social grants applications were still being considered, would be among the first to benefit. Beneficiaries, who would receive assistance in the form of either food parcels or vouchers, would be assessed by social workers before receiving any aid. - Sapa

Government has set aside millions of rands to assist the poor cope with harsh economic conditions, the department of social development said yesterday. People who are either medically unfit or whose social grants applications were still being considered, would be among the first to benefit. Beneficiaries, who would receive assistance in the form of either food parcels or vouchers, would be assessed by social workers before receiving any aid. - Sapa

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