23 March 2020 – Provided cash grants to distressed small to medium enterprises

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa is providing over R500 million, available immediately, to support small and medium enterprises. The application process to access the cash grants has also been simplified.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-escalation-measures-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-mar