Roadmap to End Poverty

Glimmer supports the essential life needs of stable income, education and good health. We take into account the entire ecosystem of rural Ethiopian communities and work in partnership with the people to strengthen existing systems. We envision prosperity and health for Ethiopian families so that they can be resilient to the inevitable challenges of rural life.

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

Remarkable

Results

In Medebay Zana

Halfway through Glimmer's five year project in rural Ethiopia, families' lives are being transformed.

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More Than10,000

Projects Completed

And many more in progress.

Our holistic approach is bringing comprehensive change to rural villages across Ethiopia.

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Our Blog:

Field Notes

05/15/2022
2021 Annual Report
In the face of ongoing challenges, we forged ahead with commitment and hope. From emergency relief to planet-positive strategies, Glimmer is learning, adapting and ... Read More
04/12/2022
Our Reflections from the Skoll World Forum
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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.

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