Recovery In Tigray

Glimmer’s response to the humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia.

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We Stand
With Ethiopia

From emergency relief to planet-positive strategies, Glimmer is learning, adapting and expanding our model to meet the needs of families in rural Ethiopia. And we are seeing results.

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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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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.



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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2022 Annual Report
Glimmer brings together community-led, holistic solutions that work to end poverty in rural Ethiopia. This year, we equipped farmers with tools to combat a ... Read More
Recover, Regenerate, Act: Food Systems Transformation in Africa
Earlier this month, I represented Glimmer at the Africa Food Systems Forum (formerly AGRF). The forum, the largest to date, saw hundreds of stakeholders gathered in Dar ... 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.

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