With success to the next generation

4 years passed since Perpetua became self-employed with her own sari-sari store. Perpetua is a 70-year-old retired high school teacher. Besides fulfilling her dream with her own shop, she was also able to take […]

2021-04-17T10:33:57+02:0017. April 2021|

International Volunteer’s Day

“Without a team of volunteers, our work in Southeast Asia would not be possible,” says Tobias Schüßler, founder of Global Micro Initiative e.V.

The “International Day of Volunteers for Economic and Social Development”, also known […]

2021-03-15T10:47:47+01:005. December 2020|

Meet our Volunteer: Anja

Our author Anja schould already be known to our dililgent readers. Anja has been writing program participants’ success stories and other stories for our website for nearly four years, making her the longest […]

2021-03-15T10:50:57+01:0028. September 2020|

Interview Silvia

“Volunteering is an integral part of my life.”
Silvia – Co-Founder and Member of the Board

There are few GMI members, donors or GMI volunteers who have not […]

2021-03-15T11:05:42+01:0022. September 2020|

Interview Marion

“We love what we do and we take our commitment very personally”

Marion – Co-Founder and Member of the Board

September 2014: The young student and Tobias got to know each other during their joint study […]

2021-03-15T11:05:55+01:0017. September 2020|

Interview with Tobias

People who have to live in and from garbage – At the age of 18, after graduating from high school, Tobias spent two years with an aid organization in Southeast Asia. In the […]

2021-03-15T10:47:55+01:006. September 2020|


What is it like living on Lombok as an honorary? What difficulties arise on site? What is it like to interact with the local people both linguistically and culturally? These and more questions were […]

2021-03-15T10:44:53+01:0017. February 2020|
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