Request for Proposal

Training Facilitation for Community Theatre Performers

'Nobo Jatra, a five year USAID Food for Peace Title II Development Food Aid Project commenced in September 2015 and will come to end in September 2020. Led by World Vision Bangladesh (WVB), Nobo Jatra is a shared commitment with World Food Programme (WFP) and Winrock International (WI) as sub grantees and is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) of the Government of Bangladesh. Project implementation is in the south west coastal areas of Bangladesh, in four Upazilas (sub districts) under two districts; Dacope and Koyra in Khulna; Shyamnagar and Kaliganj in Satkhira covering 856,116 direct beneficiaries.

The goal of Nobo Jatra program (NJP) is to improve gender equitable food security, nutrition and resilience of vulnerable people in Bangladesh. The Nobo Jatra Program (NJP) is implemented using an integrated approach to build synergies across a number of program elements. These include: Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN),Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Market-based agriculture production and income generation, Microenterprise productivity, Promotional graduation for extreme poor, Civic participation and capacity building for disaster preparedness and planning, Governance and social accountability, with youth development and gender integrated throughout all activities (cross cutting).

To influence reductions in early marriage and concomitant reductions in adolescent pregnancy, Nobo Jatra Project is transforming the attitudes and practices surrounding early marriage, especially among influential groups, including religious leaders, birth attendants, fathers and mothers-in-law with awareness and behavior change campaigns.

As a sub-grantee (local partner NGO), Shushilan implements a portfolio of activities under the gender, good governance and Ultra Poor Graduation components of the Nobo Jatra project and is requesting for Technical & Financial proposal on Training Facilitation for Community Theatre Performers who will perform at community level for awareness build-up among the community people on early marriage/adolescent pregnancy reduction.

The competent individuals/Organizations are requested to submit Proposal which include Technical Proposal, Financial proposal, Organizational profile, legal documents (Trade license, VAT & TAX certificates, Mushak-11, Related Experience) as per below linked ToR by e-mail attachment to: or hard copy to: Chief Executive, Shushilan, House # 155, Jalil Sharoni, Rayermahol, Boyra, Khulna-9000 within or before 24 March 2019.

For detailed information, please see the Terms of Reference (ToR).