The Corona crisis is also driving the digitalization of our processes and activities at GMI and our partner organization Project Life. In addition to enabling online banking, the first official webinar was held on October 5, 2020 with nine of our Philippine microcredit borrowers. For two and a half hours, the participants listened intently to […]
Place: Pringgasela, East-Lombok, Indonesia Age: 50 Business: Bakulan (Selling door to door) Loan: 58 € Inaq Anto lives together with her family in a small village located in Pringgasela which is located in the east of Lombok. Inaq has four children and is currently married for the second time. Two of her […]
Our aim to open a bank account for all of our microloan participants is progressing during September. The representatives of our partner organization “Gema Alam” regularly visit our microloan participants. During these visits our participants aquire knowledge for the use and “risks” of owning a bank account. To our regret – some of our microloan […]
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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.