With the appointment of its first director in Kenya, Joe Kiarie, IFC has launched IFC Kenya. Through Nairobi-based IFC Kenya, Kiarie will offer expert fundraising consultancy to local and national not-for-profit organisations in Kenya and throughout the rest of Africa.
IFC CEO, John Baguley said: “We are delighted to welcome Joe Kiarie into the IFC family. IFC Kenya strengthens our international focus, and we welcome the chance to support Africa-based organisations maximise their funding opportunities. Joe is the ideal person to help organisations build a sustainable fundraising programme to support the work they do and secure their future.”
IFC Kenya will be led by fundraising specialist, Joe Kiarie, who has vast experience in developing fundraising strategies, identifying new funding opportunities, building effective and mutually beneficial relationships with donors, training and public speaking at events on fundraising management. Kiarie has previously worked on behalf of various International development organisations in the UK as well as national and local NGOs in Africa.
As well as Kenya, IFC has offices in the UK, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and USA, offering fundraising and management consultancy to the not-for-profit sector on a local, national and global level.