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Village Introduction
Population Info
Population
3,000
Location Info
Location
Tigray Region
located in the northernmost part of Ethiopia
Village Life
The Area
Mountainous
Arid
Remote
Projects Text
With a new school and health post in place and the drilling complete for a massive deep borehole well, we're making great progress in Gonok Village. In 2014, our work continues on the deep borehole well that will bring clean water to multiple access points across the community. Keep track of our progress below.
Active Water Projects
11 Water Projects
Active Water Projects Text
Multiple types of water projects bring clean water to communities. Glimmer determines the most sustainable clean water solution for each area where we work. We build hand-dug wells, borehole wells, and spring protection developments.
Active Education Projects
4 Education Projects
Active Education Projects Text
Education projects provide facilities and equipment for students to attend school. Projects include school buildings, libraries, laboratories, hand-washing stations and latrines, which provide privacy for girls and reduce drop-out rates.
Completed Water Projects
1 Water Project
Completed Water Projects Text
Multiple types of water projects bring clean water to communities. Glimmer determines the most sustainable clean water solution for each area where we work. We build hand-dug wells, borehole wells, and spring protection developments.
Completed Education Projects
2 Education Projects
Completed Education Projects Text
Education projects provide facilities and equipment for students to attend school. Projects include school buildings, libraries, laboratories, hand-washing stations and latrines, which provide privacy for girls and reduce drop-out rates.
Completed Health Projects
4 Health Projects
Completed Health Projects Text
Health care facilities give those living in rural poverty access to basic health services including first aid, immunizations and prenatal care. Glimmer builds village health posts, larger health centers, veterinary clinics and latrines.
Completed Microfinance Projects
1 Microfinance Project (REMOVE)
Completed Microfinance Projects Text
Microfinance loans provide the capital to help start or expand a small business. Borrowers might purchase a sewing machine, buy bulk materials for resale, or open a stall in a market. Repaid funds are re-lent back into the community, creating continuous opportunities for growth.
Water Info
<b class="fs14">1 deep borehole</b><br>
multiple distribution points
Education Info
<b class="fs14">1 school building</b><br>
4 classrooms
Health Info
<b class="fs14">1 health post </b><br>
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Our work in Gonok
Join Us Text
This year, Glimmer is finishing our work on a deep borehole well in Gonok that will provide water at mulitiple points across the entire village, including the village school and health post. This project is fully funded thanks to the support of many hundreds of donors!
Fundraising Title
We Met Our Goal!
Fundraising Text
The Glimmer community raised over $335,000 to build the deep borehole well in Gonok. The well and its community water points benefit more than 3,000 residents in the village.
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Water Projects
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Village List Description
Perched in the beautiful mountains of the Tigray region in Northern Ethiopia, is the village of Gonok. The peaks and valleys that make Gonok beautiful also make it a challenging place to live. Despite having to travel long distances for many basic needs, the people are joyful, kind and always immensely welcoming.
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Water & Sanitation
Water & Sanitation
Education
No Education
Health Care
No Health Care
Veterinary Care
No Veterinary Care
Micro Finance
No Micro Finance
Emergency Relief
No Emergency Relief
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Funding Estimated Cost
$335843.00
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Netsuite ID
844
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