A country of great opportunity

Ethiopia

Ethiopia's recent economic growth and strides in poverty reduction are remarkable. But there is much work yet to be done. It remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Most of the people live in the rural countryside and millions still live without the most basic services like clean water and health care. The progress to date and the commitment of the people create an opportunity to create amazing impact.

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Explore Glimmer’s completed projects. From essential income and health support to clean water wells to libraries and schools, our work is bringing comprehensive change to rural villages across Ethiopia.

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From Ethiopia

See more updates from the field on our blog.

11/08/2021
Tigray: Update on Conflict & Glimmer’s Emergency Support
One year into the conflict in Northern Ethiopia and the fighting continues. As of last week, the Ethiopian government declared a six-month state of ... Read More
10/28/2021
Planet-Positive Agriculture Training Intensive
Ethiopia has long been challenged by extreme environmental threats, such as drought, floods, and pests—conditions worsened over time by a changing climate. Environmental shocks, ... Read More
07/01/2021
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
03/01/2021
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
02/24/2021
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
07/09/2021
Tigray: Humanitarian crisis continues
On June 28, the Ethiopian government declared a ceasefire and the Tigray Defense Forces took control of Mekelle, the region’s capital. The subsequent communication ... Read More
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