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Cooperative “Formula”

Place: Suela, Indonesia   Age: 25 – 40   Business: Various   Loan: 5 x 135€   Five of our borrowers are living in Lombok. However different their initial situations are, they all have a common goal: together with ‘FORUMULA’, their village cooperative, they would like to build a tourist information center where one can […]

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3 Years GMI

What started late November 3 years ago with 10  enthusiastic people has turned into an international organization with 71 supporting members from 6 countries. Several volunteers support our director Tobias Schüßler and his 2 fellow board members in their efforts to provide people in Southeast Asia with opportunities for a financially independent and better life […]

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Rasmini

Place: Denpasar, Indonesia   Age: 67   Business: Road Stall   Loan: 4 x 35€   Update Dezember 2017 Rasmini was able to repay all her micro loans in time. Now she receives a fourth loan. Even this time the senior citizen does not want to take a bigger risk and requests only 35€, which we gladly provide […]

Meet our program participants: Siti received three micro loans from us. After fully repaying, she was able to quadruple her daily income! In this short video you can get more glimpses of her home.

"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.