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4. SEMI-ORPHAN BENEFIT

4.1. Overview This benefit is given to a child upon the death of one parent. In the case where the father has passed away and his name does not appear on the birth certificate, the Department of Social Services have to undertake investigation to show proof of paternity. The assistance stops when the child leaves school.

The current amount for this benefit is SR 1,300.

4.2. Eligibility:

  • Loss of one parent,
  • The benefit does not consider the age of the child, however, for school age children and above confirmation of formal schooling must be provided to the Agency.

4.3. Documents required:

  • Valid ID of the child,
  • Birth certificate of the child,
  • Death certificate of the parent,
  • Confirmation letter from schools/educational institutions,
  • An active bank account details,
  • Report from Social Affairs where applicable.