Indonesia is the country with the highest Muslim population in the world. Many Muslims around the world including Indonesian Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan. The most important holiday is “Eid Al-Fitr” also known as the “festival of breaking the fast”, and marks the end of Ramadan. Friends and Families visit each other […]
Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia Age: 37 Business: Food Stall Loan: 56 € An own small food stall is the dream of Nurjani, who comes from the east of Lombok. The 37-year-old Indonesian sells vegetables, meat, fish and eggs by going door to door. From time to time, her husband, who is a farmer, […]
Fear of the coronavirus-induced disease COVID-19 and the protection of the Filipino population has led President Duterte to impose a strict curfew on the country. This also affects the work of our Philippine partner organization Project Life Subic. As a specially certified training centre for industrial seamstresses, Project Life Subic carried out training courses which […]
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.