The deeper you go into a community, the greater the opportunity for life to change and to be sustained across generations.
–Donna Berber, CEO and Founder

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Impact

Holistic Approach

We address the roots of poverty with projects that come together to hold up resilient, thriving communities.

High Return On Investment

We apply 100% of every donation directly to projects in rural Ethiopia. Our endowment covers all operating costs so your donation goes farther.

Proof Of Impact

We show you where your dollars are hard at work. Village updates connect you to the people you directly impact.

5,000,000

Lives Impacted

Here is the story of one

Today, Yorda spends her days at the new high school in her village—instead of walking miles to collect water for her family. Learn more about the change in her village five years after Glimmer’s work completed.

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More Than10,000

Projects Completed

And many more in progress.

From clean water wells to libraries and schools to essential health care and income support, our projects are bringing comprehensive change to rural villages across Ethiopia.

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Field Notes

04/19/2018
Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards $5 Million to Glimmer
Glimmer will implement a new, integrated program in rural Ethiopia with a grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust, a leading foundation with a focus ... Read More
02/10/2018
Women of Kibirto
For generations, rural Ethiopians have delivered at home, a practice that has contributed to one of the highest national maternal mortality rates in the ... Read More
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Every dollar you donate goes directly to lifesaving projects in rural Ethiopia. Our endowment covers all operating costs, so your giving goes farther with Glimmer. With a monthly commitment, you empower us to do even more. Even $15 makes a big difference.

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