The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will on Friday, 1 October launch Social Development Month in Pretoria under the theme, “Delivering DSD Services During COVID-19 in the Year of Charlotte Maxeke.”
The Social Development Month campaign which seeks to showcase the work of the Department aims to emphasise on the measures taken by the Department and its entities, South African Social Support Agency (SASSA) and National Development Agency (NDA), to improve the living conditions of South Africans by promoting access to social development services to the poor, vulnerable communities, children, families and older persons.
The month is commemorated annually on 1 October and this year, under the theme: “Digital Equity for All Ages.”
Minister Zulu will, during the briefing, outline in detail departmental plans and activities for the month of October including their impact on the lives of South Africans living in underprivileged communities of the country.
Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the launch scheduled as follows:
Date: Friday, 01 October 2021
Venue: Ronnie Mamoepa Media Centre, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield - Pretoria.
Media may view the briefing via live streaming on the South African Government social media channels on the links below:
ISSUED BY GCIS ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT