Mission Statement: "To work towards ensuring that the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education"
Our Vision: "We envision a world where poverty and hunger no longer exist; where communities are prepared for seasonal shocks; where structural and cultural barriers to growth are removed; and where every man, woman and child has equal rights and access to resources and opportunities."
GOAL is an international humanitarian NGO which has been working in Honduras since 1998, with the aim of reducing inequality, exclusion and poverty in Central America, including by focusing on the preparation for and recovery from disasters and by integrating a focus on the protection of vulnerable groups. Since 2005, with the support of DIPECHO, GOAL has focused on plans of action to increase the resilience of communities to disasters in the remote area known as la Mosquitia that spans across the Honduran- Nicaraguan border.
Decisive fight for supremacy in Idlib may cause humanitarian catastrophe
Intensification in conflict could also lead to another refugee crisis
Tuesday’s chemical attack in Syria has highlighted the vulnerability of more than 1.5 million people in the Syrian province of Idlib, who could soon find themselves at the mercy of a vicious final battle in Syria’s all-consuming six-year war, according to GOAL.
Oxfam Ireland is entering formal discussions with GOAL on a potential merger that, if successful, will see the organisations coming together under the name Oxfam GOAL, to create a global development agency based in Ireland. The organisation’s work would cover humanitarian and development programmes, with evidence-based advocacy and campaigns.
1 December 2016
The main function of this position is to provide support to the Roving Financial Controller in the implementation of GOAL's financial policies and procedures in all its field offices.
This position will work as part of an RFC team reporting into the Interim Finance Director, who co-ordinates the schedule of missions. The RFCs work alongside GOAL’s Roving Internal Auditors (RIAs) and the Roving Donor Compliance Officers (RDCOs) on areas of compliance, donor regulations, guidelines and policies.
General Description of the Programme:
GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working directly and through partners across Idleb Governorate. Core programme areas include: Food Security, WASH, and Emergency Cash and non-food item (NFI) responses.
GOAL has contracted Third Party Monitoring (TPM) agencies to:
General Description of the Programme:
GOAL has been working in Sudan since 1985, originally in government controlled areas of Sudan, but from the early 1990s expanding into areas of southern Sudan controlled by the SPLA.
GOAL has been present in Niger since 2005 mainly responding to the food crises and humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable communities. GOAL Niger has continuously supported the population of Mirriah, Goure, Matamaye, Magaria and Kantache, districts in Zinder Region. Over the years activities have ranged across various sectors of community-based programmes in Nutrition, Agriculture, Food Security, Livelihoods, Environmental management, rehabilitation of schools and WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene).
GOAL has been working in Syria since 2012, responding to the acute needs of conflict affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governorate, in close coordination with local partners and local councils. The program has a heavy focus on Food Security, WASH, Livelihoods and Emergency response with a growing reliance on cash and voucher modalities. GOAL implements directly, with over 350 staff based in Syria, and also works through five Syrian NGO partners.
Overview of the role