The MITO Manaaki Fund is designed to provide temporary financial assistance to learners facing unexpected hardship that is impacting their studies. Successful applicants will receive a one-off payment to help with alleviating financial barriers.

The payment is not intended to cover programme fees, but to help in other areas of day-to-day living such as to cover grocery bills, childcare, travel costs etc.



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The information you provide on this form will be supplied to MITO and will be held in accordance with Te Pūkenga Privacy Notice. 

Please have your employer write their name here, acknowledging your application.

Note: cannot be non-essential items such as recreational activities, course fees, open vouchers, technology.

1 - Not urgent; 10 - Critical need

MITO can link you with further mental health support services if you need them.

Please upload a JPEG or PNG file.

By writing your name here, you the trainee acknowledge that the information supplied is true and accurate. You confirm you will only use the hardship payment for the reasons stated in your application. You also agree to being contacted by MITO if further information is required and for feedback related to the impact of the funding.