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
General Description of the Programme:
GOAL is an international NGO based in Dublin, Ireland, and has been operational in Sierra Leone since 1998. Programmes are currently implemented in Freetown (Western Area), Kenema, Bo, Bonthe, Bombali, Port Loko and Kambia Districts. The GOAL Sierra Leone country programme contributes to poverty and vulnerability reduction and focuses on health, Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and Inclusion.
General Description of the Role:
GOAL has been working in Sierra Leone since 1999 and currently implements activities in Western Area, Kenema, Bo, Bonthe, Bombali, Kambia and Port Loko Districts. The GOAL Sierra Leone programme contributes to poverty and vulnerability reduction through the implementation of multi-sectorial, integrated programmes which specifically focus on community health including nutrition, health systems strengthening, water, sanitation & hygiene, and protection and empowerment interventions. GOAL mainstreams gender, child protection, HIV and environment across all programs and operations.
The GOAL Country Director (CD) takes overall responsible for the planning, management and appropriate development of GOAL’s work in-country. The CD is responsible for ensuring that the programming is context appropriate and meeting the expressed needs of target beneficiaries. The CD will ensure that GOAL meets its contracted objectives and is accountable to stakeholders. The CD must ensure that there are regular and effective communications within the country team and with the GOAL Regional office. The CD has ultimate responsibility for all issues of security.