Author/s: Katharine HallDate: October 2016
This indicator shows the number of children receiving the Child Support Grant (CSG), as reported by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) which disburses social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development.
Coetzee M (2013) Finding the benefits: Estimating the impact of the South African child support grant. South African Journal of Economics 81(3):427-450.
Department of Social Development, South African Social Security Agency & UNICEF (2012) The South African Child Support Grant Impact Assessment: Evidence from a survey of children, adolescents and their households. Pretoria: UNICEF South Africa.
Woolard I & Leibbrandt M (2010) The Evolution and Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers in South Africa. Working Paper 51. SALDRU, University of Cape Town.
Agüero JM, Carter M & Woolard I(2009) The Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Nutrition: The South African Child Support Grant. Working Paper, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
Samson M, Heinrich C, Williams M, Kaniki S, Muzondo T, Quene KM & Van Niekerk I (2008) Quantitative Analysis of the Impact of the Child Support Grant. Available at http://www.unicef.org/southafrica/SAF_resources_qachildsupport.pdf
Budlender D & Woolard I (2006) The Impact of the South African Child Support and Old Age Grants on Children’s Schooling and Work. Geneva: International Labour Office;
Case A, Hosegood V & Lund F (2005) The reach and impact of Child Support Grants: evidence from KwaZulu-Natal. In: Development Southern Africa, 22(4), October 2005: 467-482;