GMI member Andreas Schüßler from Hösbach visited our projects in the Philippines with our director Tobias Schüßler in April. He reports: “Crushing heat, tired dogs, houses without a floor – and in between: Laughing children – that’s what I perceive when I’m in a slum for the first time in my life. Apart from me, […]
On May 8, Tobias Schüßler visited Heilbronn University where he studied when founding GMI in 2014. In two lectures, he told the students how we help people by giving out micro credits and sponsoring trainings. Also, he encouraged the audience to use the skills they acquire during their studies to the benefit of others. We […]
Place: Denpasar, Indonesia Age: 53 Business: Minimart Loan: 35 € Many Indonesians have less than two euros to live each day. With the money, they often barely manage to pay for their accommodation and meals. To help these people live better and independent lives, we launched a new program in April 2017 […]
Meet our program participants: Jennifer participated in a training program, sponsored by us. Then we gave her two micro loans and today she runs her own, successful design studio! In this short video you can learn more about her.
"The fact that people had to live in and from garbage shocked me to the core. How desperate does one have to be to sell their own children in some cases, just to feed the rest of the family?" Tobias Schüßler about his experiences in the Philippines and the founding of Global Micro Initiative.
In this video, you learn more about the beginnings of our work in South East Asia.