Question NW2346 to the Minister of Social Development

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22 July 2022 - NW2346

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Social Development

(1)What total number of persons in the Kamiesberg Local Municipal area receive social grants for (a) old age, (b) being disabled and/or (c) child support; (2) what is the breakdown of the specified grants in each of the 16 towns in the Kamiesberg Local Municipal area?

Reply:

1.       As at the end of May 2022 the following were grants in payment:

Grant Type

Number of Beneficiaries

Old Age

1287

Disability

362

Child Support

1460

2. ‚Äč The Region has one office in the Kamiesberg Local Municipal area i.e Garies Local office, servicing all towns in the Local Municipal Area (LMA).

Outreach services are rendered by the Garies Local office on a monthly basis to the different towns in the LMA:

Town

Old Age

Disability

Child support

Rooifontein/Kamassies

63

33

111

Nourivier

82

14

81

Leliefontein

99

12

112

Paulshoek

37

10

13

Kamieskroon

129

44

183

Kharkams

180

49

239

Tweerivier

7

5

3

Koiingnaas

19

5

2

Kheis

67

11

2

Soebatsfontein

45

17

47

Spoegrivier

52

3

5

Klipfontein

60

8

7

Garies

350

114

521

Hondeklipbaai

59

23

89

Lepelfontein

38

14

45

Total

1287

362

1460

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