Income Support Project

Maldives Covid - 19 Emergency Income Support Project

The COVID-19 Maldives Emergency Income Support Project was implemented by the Ministry of Economic Development with support from the World Bank to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on workers and their families. The project supported the reintegration of workers back in to the economy assisted the strengthening of social protection programs to respond to future emergencies.

Apprenticeship Programme

The apprenticeship programme aims to provide certificate level trainings essential for re‐employability of workers, expanding the scope skills and creating a pathway for full-time employment.

This program will be carried out in collaboration with State-Owned Enterprises in the Maldives.

Phase 1 Application are Closed

Training Programme

The training programme is targeted towards those individuals whose employment were affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is seeking to upskill or retrain in the following three areas:

(1) Tourism
(2) Diving
(3) Information and Technology

Phase 2 Application are Closed

Deadline: Refer to individual listing's deadlines

Self-Employed Support Program

This program aims to provide financial and technical assistance to Self- Employed individuals whose livelihoods were affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Self-Employed individuals, including freelance and home-based workers are encouraged to apply through the select key areas.​

Phase 3 Application Opened on: 16 April 2023

Phase 3 Application Closed