Despite Covid, rural farmers are building back stronger
While Covid-19 continues to spread in Ethiopia, we are seeing the impact of loans and trainings for a new group of borrowers in Oda ... Read More
Reflecting on 2020
In a year unlike any other, the global Covid pandemic and a severe humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia disrupted every aspect of our work. With ... Read More
When hunger worsened, critical food support stabilized this rural community
Across Ethiopia, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to increase hunger, especially for the most vulnerable in rural areas. As local food prices escalated and markets ... Read More
Update on Ethiopia
Ethiopia continues to experience the devastating impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, violent conflict in Tigray and environmental crises. Despite the challenges, Glimmer is continuing ... Read More
Conflict in Tigray
Glimmer has been monitoring the conflict that recently broke out in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Information is limited at this point due to ... Read More
Glimmer Believes In Racial Justice
We stand in solidarity with Black Americans and all vulnerable people who, throughout the years, have suffered from some form of oppression and racial ... Read More
Resilience, Now More Than Ever
In 2019, we saw important progress for some of the most vulnerable communities in the world. Glimmer enabled over 100,000 people across nine different ... Read More
Glimmer’s Response to COVID-19
The world is facing extreme challenges, the likes of which we have never seen in our lifetimes. During these uncertain times, Glimmer’s top priority ... Read More
When his income doubles, farmer sees the benefits of sustainable agriculture
Mewucha lives on a small piece of land in his rural Ethiopian village. But without training or supplies, he was unable to use this ... Read More
Workie Turns Garlic Into Prosperity For Her Family
Workie, a 38-year-old woman living in rural Libo Kemkem, Ethiopia, dropped out of 10th grade and became a mother before she turned 18. After ... Read More
Breaking Barriers for Women in Rural Ethiopia
In rural Ethiopia, opportunities for women to make a living and be financially independent are extremely limited. As a single mother, Tadilo struggled year ... Read More
Glimmer Announces New CEO
Glimmer’s founder and CEO, Donna Berber, is stepping down from her day-to-day role and appointing Alicyn Yarbrough as incoming CEO. Berber will remain active ... Read More