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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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