Can you help us to bring lasting transformation to many precious lives in the poorest nation on earth?
GLO identifies, equips and empowers the best local leaders of passion, integrity, gifting and vision for the transformation of Burundi, bottom-up and top-down.
Watch the GLO video: This is our anthem, our vision, our mission… our raison d'être!
Sowing Seeds of Success
On the dry plains of Rugombo, once-broken communities are reaping joy and financial freedom! Over 50 families who live below the poverty line have seized the opportunity to work in a new farming co-operative, bringing economic empowerment and fresh hope. Restoration Burundi assists people living in extreme poverty around Burundi. One area of operation is Rugombo which has very fertile land, but is very dry, which makes growing crops tricky. In the past, Rugombo has suffered famine due to low
From a young age, Ephraim has known God’s calling on his life. As a child he became very unwell. It was 1986, and he needed
World Outreach Initiatives
World Outreach Initiatives was founded in 1999 by Samuel Nimubona, a dynamic Burundian with a passion and a vision as a peace-making patriot in his
By donating to GLO each month as a GLO Ambassador, your support will enable and maintain a host of life-saving and community-transforming initiatives in Burundi.
A little goes a long way, and GLO has stringent policies in place to ensure financial integrity and accountability, so you can be assured that your seeds of provision will keep on sprouting hope and opportunity for many.
Simon Guillebaud MBE is GLO’s International Director. He had a very clear call to Burundi in 1999, when it was regarded as the most dangerous country on earth. He set up GLO with the vision to transform Burundi and beyond through holistic mission, working with gifted local leaders of integrity.
Simon is a gifted communicator. As a speaker, he loves to encourage and challenge ‘the troops’ in churches and conference events. He is the author of several books including the bestselling devotional ‘Choose Life‘. Simon posts regular blog articles and hosts the popular ‘Inspired…’ podcast.
GLO’s work in Burundi is capably led by Bosco Mutebutsi. In many ways, his character epitomises GLO’s DNA: passionate and hard-working, compassionate and faithful. Having served several years with Youth for Christ, he eventually set up Igniting Communities for Jesus. He is wise, compassionate and servant-hearted.
If you’re looking for inspiration to raise funds for GLO, our new themed challenge is called 'Uphill Struggle'. By attempting something that isn’t easy for you, you’ll not only be raising vital funds that will transform many lives but will be standing in solidarity with Burundians, identifying with their daily struggle.