Germany's Micro Project Scheme

Upgrade of the Basketball Court of the St. Joseph's Hospice in Rawalpindi Enlarge image Upgrade of the Basketball Court of the St. Joseph's Hospice in Rawalpindi (© St. Joseph's Hospice Rawalpindi)

Germany´s “Micro-Project-Scheme” has been set up in 1980 to support the underprivileged groups of society to improve their social and economic situation through “self-help”-projects. For example, local committees, associations, welfare societies, schools and kindergartens have been supported through this mechanism in the past.

The support consists of a financial donation that has generally a limit of about

EURO 25.000.-- per project

and should be dedicated to a well-defined project. (It can also be part of a large-scale project).

Procedure:

Please send the application form by post (filled out in English or German only) to the German Embassy or Consulate in which you

- describe your organisation (members, financial background, etc.),
- give reference to projects already initiated by your organization (experience),
- explain the project you seek financial support for (target group, etc.),
- provide a detailed financial estimate of the project
  (project´s self contribution, donor´s contribution; membership dues) as well as
- its time frame and location.

Project applications for Sindh and Balochistan shall be submitted to the German Consulate General Karachi (Address: 92-A/7, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan).

Please keep in mind that the following costs cannot be funded: salaries of your organisation's workers; administration and travel expenses; operational and recurring costs in general; acquisition of land or allocation of loans.

2012 - Equipping a Medical Station in the remote village of Serghaziabad, Palas, Kohistan Enlarge image 2012 - Equipping a Medical Station in the remote village of Serghaziabad, Palas, Kohistan (© BMC)

Examples of project areas are

- purchasing machinery, equipment, tools;

- providing learning/teaching aids;

- generating income, basic education and health;

- improving the living conditions through fresh water, small power generating projects or ameliorating the infrastructure.

Micro Project Scheme

Further information

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Please note that the deadline for applications for the year 2017 is already over. Project proposals submitted after the deadline are generally not considered in the selection process. Applications for 2018 are accepted from 1 November till 15 December 2017 only.

Please find below the application form and the information leaflets for the respective mission as download files.

IMPORTANT: Do not send any enquiries about your submitted proposal! You will be notified in case your proposal gets short-listed.