New video: Sohrini

Sohrini is a grocer and goes from door to door every day to sell her goods. Together with her husband, who is a bamboo weaver, she works hard to be able to offer her […]

2021-03-15T10:47:13+01:0019. January 2021|

How Microcredit Empowers Women

Microcredit is an important tool for empowering women in developing countries. Therefore it is not surprising that the majority of borrowers are female. Among the poorest borrowers, they constitute 85%. Multiple studies have encouraged […]

2020-12-23T10:55:07+01:0023. December 2020|

Lombok: Empowering Women

Gender equality and women’s rights are written in capital letters in Indonesia, at least in the constitution. In reality however, the situation is often different. Women continue to be disadvantaged, and socially and structurally […]

2020-12-23T10:45:52+01:0023. December 2020|

Impact Study – Indonesia

For some it might just be the amount of a new pair of shoes which equivalently can be the basis for others to live a better life. To improve the life of a single […]

2020-12-23T10:45:38+01:0023. December 2020|

Success Story: Susana

Susana hat schon immer hart gearbeitet und war unternehmerisch aktiv. Neben Polvoron, einem weichen und krümeligen Schmalzgebäck, welches ursprünglich aus Spanien kommt, verkaufte sie auch Atchara, eine Gurke, die aus unreifer Papaya geschält wird. […]

2021-03-15T10:53:24+01:0010. December 2020|



Place: Olongapo City, Philippines  
Age: 28  
Business: Sari-Sari Store  
Loan: 90 €


A Sari-Sari store […]

2021-03-15T11:06:33+01:0020. August 2020|

Philippines: Mobile Payments

A big part of South East Asia’s population already lived in poverty prior the ongoing pandemic. The lockdowns worsened the situation… But some of our microloan participants could sustain their small businesses and adjusted […]

2021-03-15T10:55:24+01:0013. August 2020|

Update: Lorenas Piggery

Lorena was given a loan last October 4, 2019; her plan was to start a piggery business with only one gilt (female pig). She used the money that she received from us through breeding […]

2021-03-15T10:53:33+01:0023. July 2020|

Masks by Farmi

COVID-19 poses enormous challenges for the population of Indonesia. To counteract these, the people in Southeast Asia are working together to find solutions for the current situation. One of them is the small entrepreneur […]

2021-03-15T11:12:15+01:0017. June 2020|


Place: Pancor, East-Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 32  
Business: Electronics Repair S
2021-03-15T11:12:12+01:006. June 2020|


Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 51  
Business: Warung  
Loan: 60 €


Amaq Meng lives together with his […]

2021-03-15T10:54:20+01:0030. May 2020|


Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 37  
Business: Food Stall  
Loan: 56 €


An own small food stall […]

2021-03-15T10:55:56+01:0017. May 2020|


Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 50  
Business: Store
Loan: 56 €


Demah is an Indonesian woman, 50 years old […]

2021-03-15T11:11:58+01:004. May 2020|


Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 33  
Business: Poultry Food  
Loan: 130 €


Supriadi and his wife are parents of one son and one daughter. To […]

2021-03-15T10:44:36+01:0026. March 2020|


Place: Wanasaba, Indonesia  
Age: 45  
Business: Food Peddler  
Loan: 129 €


Sohrini never knows what her day will be like. […]

2021-03-15T10:44:30+01:0015. March 2020|


Place: Lombok, Indonesia  
Age: 38  
Business: Production and Selling of Snacks  
Loan: 64 €


Two years […]

2021-03-15T10:44:41+01:0027. February 2020|


Place: Beririjarak, Indonesia  
Age: 37  
Business: Food production  
Loan: 67 €


Some organisations only lend micro loans to women to support them on their […]

2021-03-15T10:45:09+01:0015. February 2020|
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