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Karya

Place: Pancor, East-Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 32   Business: Electronics Repair Service    Loan: 60 €   Karya Sukma lives together with his wife Gita Asmarani and their two children in Pancor, located in the East of Lombok/Indonesia. Their son is the first child aged 5 while their daughter is the second child aged 1. Karya Sukma decided […]

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Amaq

Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 51   Business: Warung   Loan: 60 €   Amaq Meng lives together with his wife, his two daughters and his son in Pancor, East Lombok. His daughters are studying, and his son visits the High School. Amaq runs for Indonesian conditions typical Warung in the near of a bus station […]

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Nurjani

Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 37   Business: Food Stall   Loan: 56 €   An own small food stall is the dream of Nurjani, who comes from the east of Lombok. The 37-year-old Indonesian sells vegetables, meat, fish and eggs by going door to door. From time to time, her husband, who is a farmer, […]

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Demah

Place: East-Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 50   Business: Store Loan: 56 €   Demah is an Indonesian woman, 50 years old and lives in Lombok, an island located east of Bali. She´s been selling fruits and vegetables for more than 20 years. Three years ago, Demah started to sell Indonesian cakes e.g. Kue Apem. Customers enjoy […]

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Networking Event in Lombok

Through microcredits and training, we at GMI want to help people in Southeast Asia live a better and more self-determined life. With this financial support, our participants are able to become financially independent and to further their education. But what happens after a microcredit is granted? Borrowers are not on their own, quite the contrary. […]

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Farmi

Place: Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 38   Business: Production and Selling of Snacks   Loan: 64 €   Two years ago, Farmi started her own kerupuk business. Kerupuk are deep fried crackers which are made from starch and other ingredients. By starting her own small business, Farmi intended to support her husband who was the only […]

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Nini

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 answered by our culture and communication expert Nini. “Without Nini we would not have been able to expand our work in […]

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200th Microcredit

Place: Lombok, Indonesia   Age: 39   Business: Food Production Loan: 140 €   Enabling poor people to lead a better and self-determined life is not only our goal, but also a passion. All the more reason for us to consider ourselves lucky and proud of the success of our organisation and our donors. Recently we […]

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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 individual but also of a family a small amount is often enough. 24 out of 32 small businesses which participated in […]