Deadline: 15 December 2016
The United States Agency for International Development in Ethiopia (USAID/Ethiopia) is seeking applications from qualified and eligible organizations for a five-year activity to improve health and well-being outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).
Under this activity, USAID seeks to improve health and well-being outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in selected priority areas, categorized as “scale-up to saturation” and “aggressive scale-up” in Ethiopia by enabling more OVC to utilize services for improving HIV/AIDS care, health, nutrition, economic security, education, protection, and psychosocial well-being. This activity is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
- Subject to funding availability, USAID/Ethiopia intends to provide $49.8 million in total USAID funding for the life of the activity.
- The period of performance anticipated herein is 60 months. The estimated start date will be upon the signature of the award, on or about January 2017.
- Strengthen families who care for orphans and other vulnerable children through activities such as economic strengthening and psychosocial interventions.
- Support the capacity of communities to ensure a locally owned and sustainable response.
- Build the capacity of social service systems to provide essential services such as primary health care, access to education, and protection.
- Allocate resources for children according to need; ensure that children receive essential services according to their context, gender, and age-specific vulnerabilities.
- There are no restrictions on eligibility for this solicitation.
- Qualified applicants may be any U.S. or non-U.S. organization, individual, non-profit, or for-profit entity.
- Faith-based and community organizations that fit the criteria above are also eligible to apply.
- In support of the Agency’s interest in fostering a larger assistance base and expanding the number and sustainability of development partners, USAID encourages applications from potential new partners.
- Applicants must have established financial management, monitoring and evaluation processes, internal control systems, and policies and procedures that comply with established U.S. Government standards, laws, and regulations.
- The successful applicant(s) will be subject to a responsibility determination assessment (Pre-award Survey) by the Agreement Officer (AO).
- The Recipient must be a responsible entity.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can send their applications at the address given on the website
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