Supplying/Providing 900 Local Goats to VSLA Members in Gatsibo District

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SUPPLYING/PROVIDING 900 LOCAL GOATS TO VSLA MEMBERS in GATSIBO DISTRICT

  1. Rationale

Since 2007, Plan International enrolled 10,000 sponsored children in the communities of Gatsibo District. As time went, these Sponsored Children at the age of 18 years were graduated from sponsorship. Currently, Gatsibo Program Area has 625 SC (154 boys and 471 girls) graduated from the program.

It is from this background that children raised their concerns through Plan’s Community meetings under APPR (Annual Participatory Progress Review, 2017), which is one of the space to discuss on their issues and finding solutions together. They came about to realize that their poverty and other problems are caused by small lands, family size without control, family conflicts, lack of income in their family to help them going to school, child labor, laziness and the use of drugs.

Plan International Rwanda, through VSLA project, has come to address these issues of economic crisis by empowering Graduated/sponsored youth to boost their welfare through the creation of Savings Groups, Capacity building of VSLA members on different topics including entrepreneurship, goat rearing and supporting members with small livestock                          

  1. Objectives of the project:

The overall objective of this project is to increase the Economic capacity of 1,525 members including 625 SCs graduated from the sponsorship program and their families (614 males and 911 females) in 3 sectors of Murambi, Kiziguro and Rwimbogo. These people were facilitated to form functional VSLAs and got trained. In addition to the share and savings they do within VSLA, they rely on agriculture which are not productive because of climate change and sometimes lack of manure. After some consultative meetings we have realized that providing them with small livestock can be one of the strategies to increase their economic capacity because livestock play a big role for poor households as it serves as income diversification and provide manure for the improved agriculture production

Plan International Rwanda is inviting recognized People by RDB as suppliers of livestock to submit their proposals.

Technical and financial bids must be sealed in an envelope and clearly marked: Tender for SUPPLYING/PROVIDING 900 LOCAL GOATS TO VSLA MEMBERS in GATSIBO DISTRICT

The costs submitted must be inclusive of all anticipated expenses (transportation fees and any other expenses rated to purchase and distribution of the goats)

The supplier will supply without receiving any advance payment from Plan International Rwanda

Submission of Tender bids will be on Monday 11th June 2018 at 11.00 am .at Plan International Rwanda, Gatsibo Program Unit Office GATSIBO DISTRICT, KIRAMURUZI SECTOR, GAKENKE CELL, EASTHERN PROVINCE and the opening will be at the same date Monday 11st June 2018 at 11.30 am

2.    Requirements and goats specification :

The 900 goats needed should be local race and purchased locally (not out of Nyagatare , Gatsibo and Kayonza) because goats from outside die easily,

They must be female (does) of 12 to 18 months and in good health. 

3.    Timeframe for distribution

The goats will be distributed in Kiziguro, Rwimbogo and Murambi Sectors no later than 10calendar days from the signature of the contract by both parties.

The Sector veterinary will be responsible for the verification of the goats to be supplied in order to ensure they are in good health and free from any disease and deformities before they are distributed to the beneficiaries

For any other clarification, please contact Plan International reception at +250 788 305 392.