Sri Lanka

Economic Recovery and Reintegration of COVID 19 affected Returned Female Migrant Workers

RECOVER is a project implemented by HELVETAS Sri Lanka, funded by the Australian High Commission under its Direct Aid Program. The project is focused on  economic recovery and reintegration of COVID 19 affected returned female migrant workers  through facilitation of skills development and provision of livelihood support.

  • Project Name
  • Project Phase
    2020 to 2022
  • Funding
    Funded by Australian Aid
  • Thematic focus
    Voice, Inclusion & Cohesion

The project aspires to actively engage with state and non-state stakeholders to support returned female migrant workers affected by COVID 19 related developments and shocks in Gampaha and Puttlam districts.

The project directly benefits a group of most vulnerable 200 semi-skilled/unskilled female returned migrant workers, with priority given to female-headed households, low income households and women with differently abled dependents. The intervention will also involve 60 government officers to facilitate improved services returnee migrant workers at a district level.

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