Hiring consultant for End Line Survey of the Project – CSO & LA project, Strengthening CSOs in Promoting inclusive and transparent Budget Processes in Union Parishads.

Helvetas, is a member-based, non-profit association is present in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Its vision is a just and peaceful world in which all human beings live in a self-determined way in dignity and safety, are able to satisfy their basic needs, have access to resources and services which are indispensable for life, and take care of the environment.

Helvetas Germany has been implementing a project titled “Strengthening CSOs in Promoting inclusive and transparent Budget Processes in Union Parishads (CSO & LA)” since Sept 2016. Civil Society Organization and Local Authorities (CSOs and LA) project is local government portfolio of European Union (EU) aims to engage CSOs actively in inclusive Budget preparation and transparent decision making in UPs on local government.  To make participatory budgets formulation and execution and expenditure to support and development initiatives between CSOs and Union Parishad (UPs). The project duration is three years (Sept 2016 to July 2019). Helvetas Germany, Bangladesh is implementing the program in Partnership with local NGO at the ground level, two implementing Partner organization The Center for Natural Resources Studies (CNRS) is implementing the program at Khulna district and Sabalamby Unnayan Samity (SUS) is implementing the program at Natrokona District.

Overall project Objective is to strengthening capacities of CSOs to engage in inclusive and transparent decisions decision on budgets and expenditures and the two specific objectives

Project Beneficiaries: Total beneficiaries of the project 9000 CSO citizens, 650 UP functionaries, 3250 standing committees’ members in 50 UPs.

Objectives of End line Survey:  Project progress and achievement at end of the project against of project indicators and compere with project baseline status and project target.

Since the project, with its current shape, is closing in July 2019, an end line evaluation is needed to understand how the project achieved its results Helvetas thus intends to engage an individual consultant to carry out the end line study as per this Request for Proposal.

The project seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) of experienced & reputed consultants/consulting firms to conduct end line survey in 6 upazilas under 2 districts (Khulna and Netrokona). The interested consultants/consulting firms can download the ToR given below:

ToR of End line survey

Interested consultants/ consulting firm are requested to submit their EoI on or before 15 January 2019, 4:00 PM electronically to recruitmentbd@helvetas.org