Jabulani Zondo

Jabulani Zondo

Jabulani Zondo brings over 7 years of experience in research and writing to his role as Head of Research. Since joining our team in 2017, he has led a talented group of 12 researchers and writers in providing accurate and detailed information on SASSA grants. 

Jabulani’s eye for detail and passion for helping others navigate the grant process has been invaluable. He thoroughly vets every piece of content to ensure readers receive the most up-to-date and useful information. Under his leadership, our research team continues to set the standard for SASSA grant analysis and reporting.  

Major areas of expertise

  • SASSA grant application process. 
  • Requirements and eligibility for different grant types.
  • Appeals and reviews for grant applications.
  • Grant payment methods and schedules
  • Staying compliant with grant rules and regulations.


  • B.A. in Social Work, Nelson Mandela University, 2004
  • M.A. in Social Policy, University of Johannesburg, 2007