03/08/2016
Seeing Is Believing
A group of Glimmer’s most committed donors recently visited the Shoa community for a firsthand look at the need in this area — as ... Read More
03/01/2016
Looking Ahead to Our Next Phase of Work
With construction on Year 2 projects officially underway, we’re now shifting our focus toward raising funds for the next phase of work in Year ... Read More
02/03/2016
Ethiopia Drought Now at a Critical Point
The drought in Ethiopia is now at a critical point. Despite an early response by the Ethiopian government, the international commitments for emergency food ... Read More
01/19/2016
Growing and Thriving in the New Year
We’ve completed our first year of work as part of our five-year commitment in the Villages of Gondar. In partnership with the community, we ... Read More
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