REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO CONDUCT A BASELINE STUDY FOR USAID’S ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM

CARE Nepal

CARE Nepal  is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting…

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO CONDUCT A BASELINE STUDY FOR USAID’S ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO CONDUCT A BASELINE STUDY FOR USAID’S ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs. 

USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health is a five-year program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Led by CARE Nepal and in partnership with the Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON), Howard Delafield International (HDI), Jhpiego, and Nepal CRS Company, is an adolescent co-led initiative to empower girls and boys of 10-19 years and including the most marginalized, to attain their adolescent reproductive health (ARH) rights This project works in coordination with the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), Ministry of Women Children and Senior Citizens (MoWCSC) and relevant province level ministries along with Province Health Directorate, Province Health Training Centers, ARH Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), private sector, professions associations and young people to support adolescents in Nepal to reach their full capacity by choosing and practicing healthy reproductive behaviors. In addition to federal and province level, this project works in 60 municipalities across Madhesh, Lumbini and Karnali Provinces as focus areas.

This RFP is requested for consultancy services from a qualified consultant or organization to undertake baseline study for USAID’s Adolescent Reproductive Health Program.

TO APPLY:

Interested research firms, organization, who meet the requirements should apply by submitting their Expression of Interest (EoI) with technical proposal ( maximum 20 pages) that outlines the understanding of the proposed baseline study overview, methodology, sampling framework, targeted respondent reach approach, similar work experiences, brief technical description and capacity of team proposed, work plan, organizational profile highlighting relevant experience, and field work budget and budget narrative vie emailed to npl.carenepal@care.org with subject line “Baseline Survey for USAID ARH Program” or Hard copy can be submitted to the CARE Nepal office, Jhamsikhel Lalitpur. But, we preferred submission of e-copy. Interested consultancy firms/companies can send questions regarding the terms of reference to npl.carenepal@care.org by 19th October 2022The closing date for application is 5:00 PM November 4, 2022. For detail terms of reference CLICK HERE.

CARE reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal received without giving reasons and is not bound to accept the lowest, the highest or any bidder. Only the successful applicant will be contacted.

CARE places human dignity at the center of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.