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
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
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
Our Reflections from the Skoll World Forum
Last week Glimmer attended the Skoll World Forum where social change leaders from around the world gathered virtually to champion interconnected solutions for people ... Read More
Radiya Empowers Her Peers
Two years ago, Radiya became a founding member of her school’s girls’ club at a time where there were no resources or activities to ... Read More
"This is Change"
When Glimmer began work in Libo Kemkem, Amhara, we met Workie, a woman who struggled for years to support herself and her children after ... Read More