Cultivating Change: Women Lead the Way in Regenerative Agriculture
Women play a pivotal role in smallholder farming in Ethiopia, making up nearly half of the agriculture workforce. Despite this, women often have less ... Read More
$4.8 Million Investment to Build Resilience in Community of 50,000 in Rural Ethiopia
Helmsley Charitable Trust expands partnership with Glimmer Read More
Through uncertainty, Derartu’s entrepreneurial spirit shines
At 21, Derartu finished her education and set out to start her career. A few months later, the Covid pandemic closed off jobs across ... Read More
Girls break barriers to staying in school
In rural Ethiopia, child marriage and stigma around menstruation can prevent girls from continuing their education. According to UNICEF, many girls drop out before ... Read More
Returning to Ethiopia
With all the challenges of the past few years, I have not been to Ethiopia since late 2019. There is nothing like being there ... Read More
Update on Emergency Relief Efforts
Over the past two years, conflict and instability in Tigray has expanded further into Afar and Amhara regions, displacing millions of Ethiopians. In 2021, ... Read More
Healthy Soil, Healthy People
Desalegn is a farmer participating in Glimmer's work in Debub Sodo in the SNNP region of Ethiopia, in partnership with IKEA Foundation. With Glimmer’s ... Read More
Zergie's New Beekeeping Business
Glimmer recently visited Zergie, a farmer and beekeeper participating in one of our projects, to learn about how she started her beekeeping business. Read More
Coming together: Key themes from Africa’s Food Systems Forum
This month, Glimmer participated in Africa’s Food Systems Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. Along with leaders from nonprofits, government agencies and funders across the African ... Read More
With High Inflation, Organic Compost is a Winning Solution
This year, the world has been hit hard by rising prices for gas, food and other daily essentials. For many farmers in Ethiopia, inflation ... Read More