Dube Bute Village
Dube Bute Village
Spread across miles of hills and valleys in southern Ethiopia, Dube Bute is home to 4,200 people. Community gatherings and Saturday markets take place in the bustling village center, a place where the joy and camaraderie of Dube Bute can truly be felt.
located in the southwest corner of Ethiopia
Life in Dube Bute
Settled deep in the green, rolling hills of southern Ethiopia, Dube Bute is a vibrant, rural community. Though the village itself is spread widely across miles of hills and valleys, community members spend much of their time in the town center. Surrounded by dozens of huts and small mud buildings, the village center plays host to spontaneous sports matches, Saturday markets and town meetings.
This community relies heavily upon livestock as a primary source of food and income.
Why We Chose Dube Bute
When we first visited Dube Bute, we found a rural community that lacked many of life’s most basic necessities, including clean water sources, adequate health care and schools.
For a village that relies heavily upon livestock for its livelihood, the lack of clean water and veterinary services put villagers’ food source and primary income source at great risk.
Dube Bute also needed new schools. Students sat huddled on mud floors in dark structures, making learning difficult. See our progress.
After assessing the great need in Dube Bute, Glimmer is happy to announce that we are beginning work in this rural community. In the coming months, we will start work on water projects, schools, a new health post and a vet... Continue Reading
THANK YOU, DUBE BUTE SUPPORTERS
Glimmer is grateful to the Alexander family for their commitment to Dube Bute Village! Generous donations from supporters like you have helped bring new hope to this community.
To learn how Glimmer lifts women and children out of extreme poverty in Ethiopia, explore more villages where we work.
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