23 March 2020 – Provided cash grants to small and medium enterprises in the tourism and hospitality sector

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Industry interventions
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa allocated R200 million to assist small to medium enterprises in the tourism and hospitality sector that have been impacted by travel restrictions and the national lockdown.

Grant funding is capped at R50 000 per entity, and will be used to subsidise fixed costs, operational costs, supplies and other pressure items.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-escalation-measures-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-mar