The Shoprite Group in conjunction with Age-in-Action is once again sponsoring the Pretty Things for Little Things campaign that encourages customers, especially senior citizens, to put their creative talents to work by making clothes and toys for children in disadvantaged communities.


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Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance in his budget speech on 24 February 2016 announced the following Social grant increases:

  • The old age, disability and care dependency grants will rise by R80 to R1 500 in April 2016, and by a further R10 to R1 510 in October.
  • The child support grant will rise by R20 to R350 in April and the foster care grant by R30 to R890.

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