Place: Lombok, Indonesia Age: 32 Business: Warung Loan: 66 € About 3.35 million people live on the 4,725 km² large island of Lombok. In contrast to agriculture, tourism on the island is of subordinate importance. Therefore, the people concentrate mainly on the cultivation and sale of rice, vegetables and spices. One of […]
Muliana, a 20-year-old Indonesian woman from a small village named Kelayu runs her own shop in a male-dominated area. A few months before she had to walk a long way through mud and a gravelled road just to get to the nest supermarket. Global Micro Initiative has helped her with a microloan. We help Women […]
Volunteering as a matter of the heart – 100th member of the sponsorship comes from Karlstein Helping people to help themselves. Encouraging people to achieve their goals and to realize their dreams. For Marcus Meinl, this has long been a personal concern. Now he is working together with us, Global Micro Initiative e.V.. Five years […]
Come visit our projects in Indonesia!
In this video, we show you our projects in Denpasar area, Bali and Eastern Lombok - get to know the people we help with micro loans and skill trainings!
A big Thank You to ConWeimar for making this film!
"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.