“Volunteering is an integral part of my life.” Silvia – Co-Founder and Member of the Board There are few GMI members, donors or GMI volunteers who have not received emails or letters from Silvia. As a board member, she is responsible for bookkeeping, public relations and correspondence with donors and members. She also organizes training […]
“We love what we do and we take our commitment very personally” Marion – Co-Founder and Member of the Board September 2014: The young student and Tobias got to know each other during their joint study time in Heilbronn in the course “International Business Administration – Intercultural Studies”. While learning together Tobias told her about […]
Unfortunately, the situation in the region around Olongapo in the Philippines, which was heavily affected by Corona, has hardly improved in recent months. For this reason, the authorities have ordered that training courses can only take place digitally until at least the end of the year. Since a digital format is unfortunately not practicable for […]
Beyond Micro Lending
Get some impressions of how we support our project participants. The aim of this two-day business management training on Lombok was to give our microcredit borrowers the opportunity to expand their business management skills and develop new ideas in a mutual exchange. As soon as the current corona restrictions are over, we intend to offer more of our training courses and seminars again!
"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.