Save the Children is soliciting an experienced organization for “Baseline Study of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Gaibandha (Rural), Bangladesh

Save the Children in Bangladesh [SCiBD] is a leading child rights based organization, currently covering a wide range of geographical areas in the Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Rangpur Divisions. SCiBD works in number of thematic areas, including Education, Child rights and governance and child protection, Health and Nutrition and HIV/AIDS, Child poverty and Humanitarian.

‘Shishuder Jonno’ (translated ‘For the children’) Program is a sponsorship initiative of Save the Children in Bangladesh (SCiBD) to support development of children particularly who are deprived from basic needs and services like health, education and living opportunities. The program is about to extend its implementation area to Saghata upazila of Gaibandha district under joint funding of SC-US and SC-Korea. Project implementation in the area will start from 2021 and continue till 2034. The objective of the project is to support development of children particularly who are deprived from basic needs and services like early years of development, education, and child rights. Target group of the program includes children from birth to nineteen years following a ‘life cycle approach’. Corresponding community, household, families, parents of program beneficiary children, teachers and local duty bearers are also in focus for the program intervention.

The Baseline study will be conducted to collect the data before initiation of program implementation to answer the baseline questions. In addition, the baseline will also investigate additional thematic issues including- equity of outcomes, including gender dynamics, disability, coverage of the intervention, integration of programming and child participation. It will adopt both quantitative and qualitative approaches to provide a comprehensive understanding of the beneficiary population and local context in relation to the program objectives and expected outcomes.

Term of Reference (ToR) and Request for Proposal (RFP) notice can be downloaded from this link.

Submission of proposal                                                              

Interested organizations/consulting firms are requested to submit their technical & financial proposal separately through email with Team Lead and team members, the details on methodology including activities and milestones, budget details, time frame and CVs of experts along with required legal and supporting documents as per RFP Notice.

Interested bidders are requested to submit the bid documents on or before 2:00 PM (sharp) of September 22, 2021.

Bid Submission: Electronic Submission - through email containing a copy of the bid:

a. Email should be sent to:
b. Email should be addressed to Senior Manager – Procurement and Supply Chain. Please note – this email box is a sealed tender box so DO NOT SEND QUESTIONS related to this tender to this email address.
c. The subject of the email should be “RFP/SCI/BDCO/FY-21/00021 for Baseline Survey Bidder Response – ‘Bidder Name’, ‘Date’’
d. All documents should be clearly labelled so it is clear to understand what each file relates to.
e. Email size should not exceed 15mb – if this limit is breached bidder should split the submission into two emails.
f. Do not copy other SCI email addresses into the email when you submit it as this may invalidate your bid.

g. Technical & Financial proposal should be submitted in the separate mail/attachment.