UN-Habitat Philippines’ Sustainable Livelihood Development for Conflict-Affected Communities

Deadline: 4 August 2019

The UN-Habitat is inviting qualified not-for-profit organizations with experience in urban, peri-urban and rural livelihoods to implement the livelihood component of the Rebuilding Marawi through Community- Driven Shelter and Livelihood Project.

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This project supports households and communities displaced during the Marawi siege with sustainable livelihoods support and to improve capacities through community development, enterprise development, trainings, linking and establishing markets and employment generation, as well as promote gender equality, social inclusion and environmental sustainability.

Program Components

The livelihood component is divided into two tracks as follows:

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  • Track 1. Community-Managed Sustainable Livelihood in Dulay West and Dulay Proper: This track addresses the access to sustainable livelihood intervention for resettled families in Marawi City including the sector-based livelihoods assistance such as farming, livestock and business development. This track also considers the building of networks and partnerships in coordinating and facilitating related technical trainings for sustaining livelihood, market linkages, product development, business promotion, access to credit, savings, and cooperative formation.  Other areas to be addressed in this track are cross-cutting issues like gender, DRR/CCA, and environmental management.
  • Track 2. City-wide Sustainable Livelihood: This track addresses the access to livelihood promotion and diversification pertaining to artisans such as craftsmen and handloom weavers in selected areas as well as the farming communities in host barangays. This track also considers the development of networks and partnership in coordinating and facilitating all related technical trainings for sustaining livelihood, market linkages, product development, business promotion, and formation or strengthening of existing cooperatives or associations. Other areas to be addressed in this track are cross-cutting issues like gender, DRR/CCA, and environmental management.

Funding Information

Size of grant: maximum USD295,000 (Approx. Php 15 Million)

Main Activities and Outputs

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The Implementing Partner will be undertaking the following main activities (but not limited to):

  • Activity 1: Assist the resettled families in identifying livelihood opportunities and other income generating activities, identifying markets, developing products and accessing microfinance.
  • Activity 2: Provide technical farming and business counselling support to resettled families and other partner communities of the project.
  • Activity 3: Conduct trainings and other capacity building activities in sustaining livelihoods to resettled families and other partner communities of the project.
  • Activity 4: Provide technical expertise and support to partner communities during the preparatory and operational phases of cooperative formation.
  • Activity 5: Support and integrate activities that promote gender, social inclusion and environmental management as cross cutting issues.

The successful organization/candidate will be working in collaboration with the UN-Habitat project team on cooperative formation, business development, value chain management, market linkage and other community development activities.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Legal Status
    • Certificate of registration/incorporation i.e., (for Non-UN Agencies)
    • Proof of registration in Country of Origin.
    • Proof of registration of Country of operation
    • Proof of country operational presence
    • LGU Accreditation (if needed)
  • Organization profile and details
    • Clear organization profile and structure of the organization indicating:
    • Organization’s vision, mission and objectives
  • Management structure
    • Members of the Governing Board and their Designations duly certified by the Corporate Secretary, or its equivalent document
    • Proof of membership to professional associations if any.
  • Financial Capacity
    • Audited company financial statements (balance sheet and income statement) and auditors report for the last two years


  • Interested Organizations must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochure, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc).
  • The CFP and accompanying documents must be received in accordance with instructions provided. CFP submitted to a different email address will not be considered.
  • CFP from applicants failing to provide the complete information to fulfill the basic eligibility criteria will be considered non-responsive.
  • CFP received after the above deadline will not be considered
  • Organizations will be selected in accordance with the procedure set out in the UN-Habitat Implementing Partner Management policy and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • CFP from applicants failing to provide the requested information will be disregarded.
  • This CFP does not entail any commitment on the part of UN-Habitat, either financial or otherwise. UN-Habitat reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals without incurring any obligation to inform the affected applicant(s) of the grounds.
  • All prices must be in USD.

How to Apply

Application must be submitted either via postal or email at the address given on the website.

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  • Avatar cheelo says:

    send an address which is clear when you want to people in Africa or other parts of the world

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi cheelo,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information of postal or email address, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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