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dc.contributor.advisor Sebola, M. P. Mohale, California 2020-10-12T12:41:06Z 2020-10-12T12:41:06Z 2019
dc.description Thesis (MPA.) -- University of Limpopo, 2019 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study sought to investigate the role and impact of social security grant on poverty alleviation on a case of Child Support Grant at Mankweng. Child Support Grant is a poverty alleviation mechanism implemented with the aim of exploring new alternative policy options targeting children and families in South Africa. The grant has proven to be successful as it was able to put about 8 million orphans and poor children in the safety net in 2008. However, although the grant has proven to be successful, not all the deserving children receive the grant. Children‟s access to a full measure of security and the basic needs as prescribed in the Bill of Rights remain agitated with problems as the grant‟s extent of coverage due to the limited amount structure does not provide all the basic needs of the children. The study also revealed that majority of participants due to the grant‟s extent of coverage experienced hardships in terms of inflation rate. The participants‟ stressed about the price of goods which is perennially increasing as they are unable to cope with price trends, which led them to adopt the practice of layby. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were utilised which adopted structured questionnaires and in-person interviews to hear the participants‟ perspective on the impact that Child Support Grant has as a poverty alleviation mechanism on the livelihoods of the beneficiaries as well as the challenges of Child Support Grant‟s administrative system. The study recommended that the Child Support Grant despite its limited amount structure enables people to participate on economic activities wherein they are able to engage in farming activities in that during harvest time they are able to sell their produce to the market like Pick „n Pay and Shoprite though its seasonal. en_US
dc.format.extent xvii, 165 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.requires Adobe Acrobat Reader en_US
dc.subject Social security grant en_US
dc.subject Child support grant en_US
dc.subject Poverty alleviation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social security -- South Africa -- Limpopo en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Child support -- South Africa -- Limpopo en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty -- South Africa -- Limpopo en_US
dc.title The role and impact of social security grant on poverty alleviation in South Africa : a case of child support grant at Mankweng in Polokwane Municipal Area en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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