A GOAL nurse uses a MUAC tape (mid upper arm circumference) to measure a young boy’s arm to help identify his nutrition status at an IDP camp in Dingthoma, South Sudan

GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programs, with a focus on systems, partnerships, and building resilience for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities.

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Dublin, Ireland

Focus Areas

humanitarian aid, emergency response, health and sanitation, food and nutrition, sustainable livelihoods

Year Founded


Countries of Operation

Ethiopia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Niger, Haiti, Honduras, Syria, Iraq and Turkey

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

#1 No Poverty

#2 Zero Hunger

#4 Quality Education

#6 Clean Water and Sanitation

#8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

#10 Reduced Inequalities

#16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions