03/04/2019
Wahid's Dairy Business Brings Success and Stability
In rural Ethiopia, a reliable income can be difficult to come by, especially for women. At age 41, Wahid faced the additional challenge of ... Read More
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
03/27/2018
A New School Changes Genet’s Path
Genet and her older sister Tsilat grew up playing together. They were doted on by their siblings and parents, and each attended the nearby ... 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
02/07/2018
Food Security for Letebrihan
Glimmer’s irrigation projects brought year-round water to family farms to support sustainable income growth and nutrition. Read More
11/15/2017
Alsa's Beauty Salon
In busy, rural community in Medebay Zana, Alsa tests the heat of the straightening iron as her client looks through the hair styles on ... Read More
08/28/2017
The First Day of School
Little tables, short colorful chairs, games and flashcards decorate the inside of Ms. Genet’s classroom. Soon, the seats will be filled by five and ... Read More
08/10/2017
A New Day For Wereqet
Wereqet struggled to to find a job in Ethiopia, where most opportunities are typically reserved for men. A loan from Glimmer set her on ... Read More
08/07/2017
We Love Girls' Clubs
Tigist is one of 200 girls who joined a girls’ club in the Villages of Shoa this year. She is the chair of the ... Read More
07/15/2017
Glimmer Influences Widespread Change
Glimmer brought together leaders from our Ethiopian partner organizations for a week-long workshop to discuss the unique challenges and solutions to working in rural ... Read More