Review of the Child Support Grant: Uses, Implementation and Obstacles


(DSD), the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)
and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) wished to review the implementation of the CSG. The Community Agency for Social Enquiry (C A S E) was commissioned to conduct a study in low-income areas in South Africa to examine the use of the CSG within
recipient households; the recipients’ experience of the application process and payment system; and the operational barriers that impact on access to the grant.


Evaluation Number:
Report Approval:
Saturday, 01 March 2008
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Initiated By:
Department of Social Development, South African Social Security Agency, UNICEF South Africa
Undertaken By:
Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE)
Evaluation Period:
Evaluation Area:
Social development, social security & assistance
National Outcome:
National Outcome 3: All people in South Africa are and feel safe.
National Outcome 12: An efficient, effective and development oriented public service and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship.
Commissioned By:
Evaluation Type:
Evaluation Subject:
Geographic Scope:

Evaluation Documents

File Name
review of Child Supprt Grant.pdf 89.pdf
89 EQAT 20130319 sh_mb.pdf

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