GOAL has partnered with and received funding from the UK Government's Department for International Development (DFID) for our work in long-term development and humanitarian response since 2011. We continue to work closely together to deliver impact across a number of countries for vulnerable communities.
Working with the support of UK Aid
In the last eight years DFID has supported long-term development and humanitarian response in five of GOAL's country programmes: Malawi, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria and Uganda. Highlights include:
- Sierra Leone: Funded by DFID's Emergency Ebola Response Fund (DEERF) GOAL established treatment and isolation centres, improved WASH services and mentored health workers on Ebola prevention and disease control methods.
- Uganda: 2014-2018 saw GOAL work with DFID on 'Accountability Can Transform Health' - leading a consortium of programmatic and research partners to reach over 20,000 people in 18 districts.
- South Sudan: GOAL is currently leading a consortium on 'Resilient Communities through Viable Economic Recovery' as part of the Humanitarian & Resilience Programme in South Sudan (HARISS).
- Malawi: PROSPER (Promoting Sustainable Partnerships for Empowered Resilience) helped build resilience in food security in 9,000 households with a seed subsidy in advance of the next rainfed agricultural season when Malawi.