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MINISTER DLAMINI TO ACKNOWLEDGE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SOCIAL GRANT BENEFICIARIES Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will on Thursday, January 18, acknowledge the academic performance of social grant beneficiaries who wrote their matric in 2017. 

She will also recognise the overall performance of all social grant beneficiaries living in child-headed households and in the Isibindi Programme who are in tertiary institutions around the country.

Isibindi is a community-based programme that deploys trained community-based child and youth care workers in communities in an innovative team outreach programme providing care, protection and developmental support to vulnerable children and families.

Last year, a total of 417 239 learners who are beneficiaries of social grants wrote their matric and 1 813 of these learners were under the Isibindi Programme.

Minister Dlamini will host the learners at a breakfast arranged as follows:

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 08h00

Venue: SABC Radio Park, Ground Floor Auditorium, Henley Street, Johannesburg – Gauteng Province.

Members of the media are invited to cover the event and can RSVP by contacting Mr Jaconia Kobue on 063 249 5120 / Mr Justice Malapane on 079 4977 426 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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