Micro projects funded by the German Missions in South Africa, Lesotho and Eswatini

The micro-project scheme is part of Germany’s overall development co-operation that contributes to poverty alleviation and improvement of living standards, to cover the basic needs of the poorest social classes, especially in rural areas.

Basic guidelines for application:

  • Projects, which cannot be financed by the body responsible itself (e.g. Community Based, Non-Government and Faith Based Organizations registered in South Africa) can be supported.
  • Project examples to be funded: Bore holes, garden projects, shelters for vulnerable children, construction/renovation of school classes (only in Eswatini and Lesotho), income generating articles (sewing machines, tools/machines for a joinery or a locksmith’s trade) etc.
  • Project examples not to be funded: Vehicles, private business start-ups, administrative costs, travel expenditure, stipends, any running costs, Air time, Data, banking fees etc.

Click here to read more and apply.