ISWAN Hardship Fund

The ISWAN Hardship Fund is a small grants fund for Filipino seafarers with immediate and unexpected needs due to COVID-19, including document processing for re-embarkation, household expenses, urgent medical attention and other unforeseen emergencies.

The fund is administered by the International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and made possible by funding from Trafigura Foundation.

This fund has reopened for a limited time. To find out details on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the ISWAN website:

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