In March 2020 the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared as a pandemic and spread across the globe. Many of our programs´ participants are from Indonesia – which already has taken its toll from the ongoing pandemic as well. Current figures for Indonesia are 21.745 infected people with the coronavirus (23 May 2020). The main […]
Have you ever heard of the WeCanHelp platform? If not, then you should read this text here very carefully. Bildungsspender and WeCanHelp are among the most successful charity buying platforms in Germany. The principle: Help through online shopping at no extra cost. The buyer shops as usual and chooses an institution. This institution is being […]
Global Micro Initiative cooperates with many partners in South East Asia. One of our partners is Project Life Subic with its qualitative training program in the Philippines. Many trainees acquire useful skills in processing textiles e.g. sewing but also learn how to successfully apply for a job and prepare for an interview. Furthermore, trainees have […]
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.