News, Press Release

Invest In Africa to continue championing Disaster Risk Resilience of MSMEs through ARISE Global Network appointment.

Terry Kinyua-Country Manager Invest In Africa

At Invest in Africa (IIA), our commitment to championing disaster risk resilience is at the forefront of our mission. We recognize that Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of global economies, and their resilience in the face of disasters is vital for prosperity of these economies.  

IIA has consistently advocated for an all-of-society approach to disaster management. Emphasizing the shift from disaster response to disaster management, fostering sustainable development, and guiding enterprises toward environmentally sustainable practices. Through a Networks Approach, we are successfully convening key stakeholders to build the resilience of MSMEs in the present volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business environments.  

This approach has garnered us respect and admiration from local communities and global entities alike. 

Today, we are excited to share a momentous achievement that underscores our commitment to disaster resilience and our growing influence on the global stage. Our esteemed Country Manager, Terry Kinyua has been appointed to the board of ARISE Global Network—an international organization renowned for bringing visionary leaders, change-makers, and organizations together to address critical global challenges. 

“As I take my seat on ARISE Global Network’s board, I am excited to harness our collective wisdom to not only shape the network’s strategic direction but also champion the cause of disaster risk resilience. Together, we will drive positive change, fortify communities, and pave the way for a world better prepared to weather the storms of uncertainty and emerge stronger, fostering sustainable development worldwide.” Terry reflected on her appointment.

ARISE Global Network provides a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the amplification of impactful initiatives, amplifying the impact of organizations like IIA. 

As a member of the board, she will contribute to the collective efforts of the board in driving positive change and sustainable development worldwide. Terry’s appointment reaffirms IIA’s commitment to excellence, continuous improvement, and the pursuit of collaborative solutions that strengthen the resilience of MSMEs to disaster risks. We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead as we work together with the ARISE Global Network and other esteemed board members. 

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the new ARISE Global Network board.  

As we move forward, we remain steadfast in our dedication to supporting MSMEs in building resilience against disasters. Our work continues to focus on empowering these enterprises, fostering sustainable practices, and promoting inclusivity.