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
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
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
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
Clean Water Close by Will Change Their Lives
Meet Birhan. She is a representative of the Tabia Women's Affairs Council in Gonok and a mother of two. Her oldest attends fifth grade ... Read More
Update from the Field: Daereta School Is Thriving
During our recent visit to Daereta, we found a bustling school community. Student enrollment has increased nearly 40%, with 700 students attending today. The ... Read More
Kristen and Jeff Visit Tercha
Kristen and Jeff, two of Glimmer’s dedicated supporters, witnessed a thriving hospital community during their visit to Tercha Village. With a separate Maternity Ward ... Read More
Revolutionizing Rural Community Development
Glimmer led an exciting workshop in the Villages of Gondar—bringing together our local construction partners, local government representatives, and community members from each of ... Read More