GOAL's work in Ethiopia
(To find out how GOAL is responding to the Horn of Africa crisis in Ethiopia, please click here).
Ethiopia is in many ways a beautiful country. Unsurprisingly though, most people in the West know it only for its periodic droughts and famines, and its extended bouts of civil conflict.
GOAL first began operations in Ethiopia in 1984 in response to a widespread famine. During 1984–1986, GOAL nurses and doctors worked on health and nutrition programmes via missionary organisations and other international NGOs. At that time, the population of Ethiopia was estimated to be 42 million, one million of whom perished during the famine period.
In 1987, GOAL registered as an international implementing NGO in Ethiopia, and has been
delivering a range of relief, rehabilitation and development initiatives throughout the country ever since. With in excess of 25 years experience in implementing all kinds of humanitarian aid there, GOAL is now a strong and influential organisation in Ethiopia.
Learn more about Ethiopia and why some of the people there need our help by clicking here.
News and Blogs from Ethiopia:
Read about GOAL's continuing work with Somali refugees in Ethiopia in this article from Country Director, John Rynne.
Our current programmes in Ethiopia:
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