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Request for Proposal
To assess WASH Facilities, Functionality and Usage in Schools and Health Facilities
Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA) Programme in Dodoma Region
The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) established the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) to provide grant support to scale up successful sanitation and hygiene approaches targeting poor people in areas of greatest need. The WSSCC Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).
In Tanzania, the GSF’s Programme Coordinating Mechanism (PCM) is the National Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Unit, which is mandated to oversee the efficient and effective operationalization of the National Sanitation Policy. The WSSCC supported the GSF’s PCM in Tanzania to develop a GSF Country Programme Proposal (CPP) to achieve the objectives of increasing sanitation coverage and improving associated hygiene behaviours. The PCM developed a programme focused in Dodoma Region and entitled Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA).
Plan Tanzania, an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the rights of children and to working with the most marginalized groups, was selected through a competitive process to act as the GSF’s Executing Agency (EA) in Tanzania. Plan has the responsibility to identify sub-grantees to implement different elements of the programme to achieve the overall programme objectives and targets. The procurement process and contractual conditions of consultants will be in accordance with the rules and procedures laid down in the Sub Grant Management Procedures developed by Plan for the GSF.
Plan Tanzania acting as Executing Agency (EA) for the Global Sanitation Fund in Tanzania now invites sealed applications from eligible registered firms/organisations to submit detailed proposals to undertake the assessment of WASH, functionality and usage in Schools and Health Facilities in Bahi District.
The timeframe for submission of proposals to Plan Tanzania will be 21 calendar days. Therefore the deadline for submission is 04/September/2013. The assignment is expected to take 10 weeks.
The applicant must be a legal entity registered in Tanzania or in their country of origin with the right to enter a contractual agreement with Plan Tanzania. It must have no history of legal proceedings related to fraud or corruption. The applicant could be any type of firms/organisations that fulfills the above criteria. The applicant must demonstrate that it has the necessary technical skills and experience to manage and deliver the project.
Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA)
Global Sanitation funded Program in Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam
Kindly include reference "RFP_PS6/TANZANIA/2013" in the submission