01/16/2016
Our Second Year in Shoa
Marking the start of our second year of work in the Villages of Shoa, Glimmer’s Addis-based leadership team met with stakeholders including Glimmer’s construction ... Read More
11/23/2015
Update on the Drought from Donna
I returned last week from a trip to Ethiopia that took me to several communities where Glimmer has worked for years. In Senale Village ... Read More
11/23/2015
Drought Update: Donna's Visit to Senale and AdiKeyh
I returned last week from a trip to Ethiopia that took me to several communities where Glimmer has worked for years. In the Senale ... Read More
11/11/2015
A New Well Changed Her Life
Zewdinesh used to walk 1.5 hours to collect water from a dirty river. The grueling trip limited her to two jerry cans of water ... Read More
11/09/2015
Microfinance borrower sees significant increase in harvest
Sisan Mengusha, a farmer in Shoa, faced low crop yields for herself and her livestock. Experimenting with fertilizer in her teff, peas, wheat and ... Read More
11/06/2015
Drought Crisis in Ethiopia
At Glimmer, we are deeply saddened by the news of the drought crisis in Ethiopia. As the country faces what may be the worst ... Read More
10/21/2015
IKEA Foundation Awards $7 Million to A Glimmer of Hope
Glimmer’s work in Ethiopia is expanding through a five-year initiative funded by the IKEA Foundation. The partnership will support Glimmer’s approach to lifting entire ... Read More
09/16/2015
A Community Under Construction
Glimmer recently caught up with our local construction partner in Gonok, the Relief Society of Tigray (REST), to check in on progress with the ... Read More
08/30/2015
A Healthy Start in Tercha
Glimmer’s team recently met Meseret, a mother who delivered at the Tercha Hospital Maternity Ward and then brought her three-day-old child into the Pediatric ... Read More
08/14/2015
Gonok's Women Lend a Hand
As the deep borehole water project in Gonok progresses, women in the village are literally lending a hand, collecting rocks and digging trenches for ... Read More
08/05/2015
Excitement at the New Minzero Library
When Glimmer first arrived in the Villages of Gondar, one of the most striking areas of need was in education. Today, thanks to the ... Read More
07/16/2015
Principal's Dedication Pays Off
Prinicipal Tadesse knows the value of a good school. In his six years at Itu Iliye Primary School he has seen the ripple effect ... Read More