Teen mothers are taking social grants for themselves

SASSA card: File Photo
SASSA card: File Photo
Image: File Photo

Today we live in the era where many young mothers receive social grant money on behalf of their children but use it for their personal needs to buy weaves and beauty products.

The grant is supposed to helpimpoverished families to buy other necessities such as school uniforms, clothes and books for their children.

However, so many children are suffering in the care of their irresponsible parents, who only care about their own looks rather than the children's wellbeing.

In fact, social grants encourage laziness and dependency on the government. It also motivates teenage pregnancy where many teen mothers drop out of school and use grant money onalcohol and parties.

Winny Shokane

Diepsloot

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