Hiring Of Fp For West Region: Province Badghis (qala-e-naw 67 Cdcs And Jawand 88 Cdcs) Province Farah (farah 104 Cdcs)total Cdcs

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Hiring Of Fp For West Region: Province Badghis (qala-e-naw 67 Cdcs And Jawand 88 Cdcs) Province Farah (farah 104 Cdcs)total Cdcs
Request for Expression of Interest
3 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
Women Empowerment Rural Development Project
World Bank


(Consulting Services – NGOsSelection)

Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of RuralRehabilitation & Development (MRR D)

Name of the Program: Women’s EconomicEmpowerment-Rural Development Program (WEE- RDP)

Assignment Title: Hiring the Services of facilitatingpartner to provide implementation support for community mobilization and institutions development

NPA Ref.No.: NPA/MRRD/97/CS-2362/FBS

Type of Contract: Lump Sum

Duration:36 Months

Duty Station: Badgh is and FarahProvinces

1. Background:

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of RuralRehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the WEE-RDP, and intends to applly part of Rehabilitathe proceeds for consulting services for Facilitating Partner (FP) to Provide Implementation Support forCommunity Mobiliz Institutions Development for Badghis and Farah Provinces.

The Women’s Economic Empowerment RuralDevelopment Project(WEE-RDP) will be implemented in 76 districts covering all 34 provinces[1] following two implementationmodalities: 1. By utilizingthe services of Facilitating Partners (FPs), and 2. Directly by MRRD personnel at national,provincial, and community level. Specific details of districts to be covered under the project have been provided in the followingtable. This TOR provides the detai ls of the expected responsibilities for the FPs under the project. The list of provinces anddistricts covered as part of first impl ementation modalities i.e. through the support of FPs are given below:



Name of theProvince

Name of Districts

Total Villages/ CDCs

Number of Villages/CDCs to be covered 70%









3. Farahh







2. Key Objectives andScope of the Assignment:

WEE-RDP will promote women’s economic empowerment through strongfinancially sustainable and self-managed community institutions, improved income, sustainable enterprises, and developing increasedaccess to finance and markets. The specific project activities/priorities are to

a) To promote self-help groups (SHGs) and their clusters/association from poor or vulnerable households

b) &&n Tosp; To promote women owned EGs/PAs showing increase in volume of sales and

c) Promot income and employment enhancing opportunities by building capacities, improving access to financial services, andestablishing partn erships with private sector for improving market access.

The specific objective of this assignment isto provide intensive , high quality implementation support to WEE-RDP towards achievement of its project development objective ofincreasing social and e conomic empowerment of poor rural women in selected communities.

The field based facilitatingpartners (FPs) will be respo nsible for supporting WEE-RDP in establishment of District Facilitation Team (DFT) structure at thegrass-root level and make it fun ctional in all aspects as an implementing unit of WEE-RDP. This DFT will be supported through theadministrative staff at national, regional, and district level that MRRD will be deploying. The FPs will carry out itsresponsibilities under overall guidance of MRRDand WEE-RDP program authorities and as per instructions and guidelines issued bythem. Each DFT will be assigned to work in aspecific district in which at least 70% of all the communities will becovered. The FP will ensure high quality implementatio n with proper social accountability andtransparency.

For details of the services, the ToR is available at www.npa.gov.af

3. National Procurement Authority onbehalf of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), GoIRA, now invites eligible NGOs (“Consultants”) to iindi behaate their interest in providing the aforesaid Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstratingthat the ve the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Theshort listingcriteria are:

a) The Consul tant shouldbe registered legal entity and should have been in business for the last 5 years in providing Consultancy Services of so cial aidsand rural development activities. (The consultant is required to provide the Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation issu ed byrelevant authority in country of establishment).

b) The consultant shall demonstrate having sound financial situation by submitting audited financial reports orany other credible financial documents in which the consultant annual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 aand any2017) shall be US$ 635,000 (Six Hundred and Thirty-Five Thousand USDollars).

c) & p; The consultantshould provide proven experience for a minimum o f at least one contract with the value of US$ 545,000 (Five Hundredand Forty Five Thousand US Dollars) having exec uted during any of the last five years of similar nature preferably inAfghanistan and/or other conflict/ immediate post conflict zo nes/ countries. indicating the duration and value, which shouldshowcase the expertise/strength of the consultant for the undertakin g such assignments. The Consultant while describing theassignment(s) for similar experience should furnish the following details:&n bsp;

§ Consultant should explain in what way the executed assignment(s) was/were similar in n ature to the currentassignment.

§ The Consultant should explain the exact role played by theConsultant in theassignment if the assignment was carried out in association with other NGOs as JV or in sub-consultancy for carry ing out theassignment.

Note: the Consultant who intends to express interest for more than one assignment , shouldfulfill the shortlisting criteria of (b) and (c) as an aggregated base and they should submit their EOIs separately fo r eachpackage.

The requirements for Consultants who intends to associate with other NGOs in the formof a Joint Venture (JV) or Consortium or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications are indicated as under:

i. The lead partner isrequired to be identified clearly and the Consultant shall state the composition and nature of their association (JV/ subb-con requiultant) in theirEOI.

ii. &In case of JV, all partners i.e.the lead and JV member/s shall meet 100% of the shortlisting criteria of (a) (b) and (c) above.

iii. In case of Consultant who intends toassociate with other NGOs in the form of a sub-consultancy, the lead partner shall meet the shortlisting criteria of (a), (b) & (c) assoabove.

d. Eligibility requirements in compliance with paragraphs 3.21, 3.22, & 3.23 ofthe .

The attention of interestedConsultants is dr awn to paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers,Procurement In investmentProjects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services July 2016, revised November2017, setting forth t he World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to thefollowing information on conflict of in terest related to this assignment as per paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of World Bank’sProcurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers ava ilable atwww.worldbank.org/.

e. Consultant having some reg ionalexperience is desirable.

4. Consultants may associate with other NGOs in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancyto enhance their qualifications. If consultants intend to associate with other NGOs, they are advised to clearly identify the lead ppa totner and state the composition and nature of the association (JV/ sub-consultant) in theirEOI.

A consultant will be selected t hrough Fixed Budget Selection (FBS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the WorldBank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, Procurement in investment Projects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consultingand Consulting Services July 2016, revisedNovember2017.

6. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, by mail, or bye-mail) by 12 January 2019 by 16:00 Hours. (Kabul Local Time). For convenience, the EOIs submittedd b e-m the consultants should preferably not exceed 40 pages. Further information in respect to this REOI can be obtained at theaddres elow by email or in person during office hours [08:00-16:00 Hours].

Attention: Aziz AhmadObaidi< /strong>

Procurement Manager (Economy, Agriculture and Rural Development Sector Department)


Administrative Office of the President

Pashtunestan Wat, Kabul,Afghanistan

Phone Number: + 93(0)202147556

Email: aziz.obaidi@aop.gov.af

Copied towais.rahimi@aop.gov.af, n.wahedi@aop.gov.af, ahmad.noor@a op.gov.af, and, Fahim.ahmadi@mrrd.gov.af, ali.joyan@mrrd.gov.af,

Web site:www.npa.gov.af

Annexure 1: Format for Expression of Interest


The expression of interest must be subm www.npa.gov.af

{Note: In case documents su ltant should submit a self-certified copy of the translated document inEnglish (along with originals).}

SECTION 1: Organization Details (In casethe EoI is being submitted as a Joint Venture, the informationhas to be submitted for the Lead Partner as well as other membersof the Joint Venture separately.)

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Part 1: OrganisationDetail


Name ofthe Organization


Details of the Organization

  • Address of the Regis teredOffice:
  • Telephone:
  • Facsimile:
  • Website:
III. Information about Organization
  • Year of Establishment: (copy the incorporation certificate shall beprovided)
  • Status of the Organization: (Public Ltd./Private Ltd./LLP etc.)
  • provided)
  • Sta

  • IV.

    • Name
    • Designation
    • E-mail
    • ContactNumber


    Annual Turnover for the last three Financial Years


    Financial Year







    Number of Personnel

    Part 2

    EOI Respondent NGOss needs to mention it style="width:14.68%"> core business areas and any other relevant details / experience in a descriptiveformat. EOI Respondent NGO&nb ts Technical and managerial capability for executing the scope ofservices.

    Please provide a response wit h details in not more than 2pages

    SECTION 2: Documents to be submitted


    Information to be provided

    Documentary nce to be Provided

    Page number as partof Annexure


    The Consultant should be registered legal entity and should have been in business for the last 5 yearsin providing Consultancy Services of social aids an d rural development activities. (The consultant is required to provide theCopy of the Certificate of Incorporation issued by releva nt authority in country of establishment).

    Copy Certificate of Incorporation issu ed by relevant authority in country ofestablishment


    The consultant shall demonstrate h aving soundfinancial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any other credible financial documents in which the consu ltantannual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) shall be US$ 635,000 (Six Hundred and Thirty Fiv eThousand US Dollars).

    Statutory Auditor’s certificate (i.e. FY 2015, FY 2016, FY 2017) that provides the information explicitly as per the specific requirement of thecriterion.


    Financials statements duly certified by the Chartered Accountant



    Self-certification by the criterion.


    Please note:

    The annual turnover quoted must be the annual turnover of theEoI Respondent NGO/Lead Partner/JV and not its parent/ch ild company

    The contact detail for the auditors shall beprovided for verification purposes.


    The consultant should provide proven experience for a minimum ofat least one contract with the value of US$ 545,000 (Five Hundred and Forty-five Thousand US Dollars) having executte at during any of the last five years of similar nature indicating the duration andvalue.

    Details of the experience should besubmitted as per format in Section 3.

    Please note:

    The credentials cited under this must have been executed by the EoI Respondent or the Lead/JV partnerand not its parent/child company

    SECTION 3>: Format for furnishing details width:18.5%">

    of Credentials / Past Experiences for projects in undertakingrelated or similar assignment as at Sl ation need to be furnished as per the Format below for each credential.

    Theproject citation should be a maximum of 2 pages per credential/project along with documents as mentioned under Sl. No. 3 of Section2 (above). The citation need to be furni shed for each credential.

    Assignment name:


    Location within the country

    Name of Client:


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    Duration of p>

    No. ofman month of the assignment:

    Start date(Month/year):

    Completion date (Month/year):

    Approx. value of the overall contract (inUSD):

    Approx. value of the services provided by your NGO under the contract USD):

    (in USD):

    Name of

    Role ofConsortium member:

    Narrativedescription of the Project:

    Detailed Scope of services, coverage of the project:

    • Consultant should explain in whhat way the executed ass width:100%">

      Detagnment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment

    • The Consultant should played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment was carried outin association with otherNGOs as JV or in sub- consultancy for carrying out theassignment.
    • Key-person inputs provided by the Consultant in executing the as signment giving particularssuch as qualification and experience of Key staff provided for the assignment (CVs of such key staff arenot required to beattached)

    Relevance ofProject to the current scope (i.e. relevant project components in detail)

    Details of the impact of the project for theclient:

    [1] Overall, the number of districts to be covered under WEE-RDP may go client:

    p to 83 districts during the course of implementation depending upon the overall securitysituations in seven provin

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