Who We Are
GIRD operates in all the states of Somalia and the northern region of Kenya and is expected to expand its operations to East and the Horn of Africa and plans to have a global reach in the near future.
Get To Know Us
Global initiative for Resilience and Development, GIRD is non-profit organization established in the year 2016 to replicate and cascade the global agenda of strengthening livelihoods through resilience and development as opposed to the traditional emergency aid delivery in order to the strengthen the capacity of communities to absorb and adapt to cyclic shocks and stresses. Registered as a non- profitable organization in both Kenya and Somalia. In Kenya GIRD operates in the northern region, In Somalia GIRD is registered at federal government and all local state governments and is expected to expand its operations to East and the Horn of Africa and plans to have a global reach in the near future.
Our Mission, Vision & Our Values
What drives us?
GIRD was founded with the aim of developing and strengthening the capacity of the local communities it works with by offering technical assistance, valuable skills and trainings to be resilient in the face of conflicts and disasters.
We work with and within our target communities to strengthen and develop their capacities and to create an environment in which they can attain their full potential to withstand environmental, social, economic and political shocks and drawbacks.
To create development driven and resilient communities with diversified livelihoods and strengthened capacities to withstand cyclic shocks, disasters and risks.