Request for Applications: Local NGOs to conduct LF TAS II & TAS III


Request for Applications Local NGOs to conduct LF TAS II & TAS III: RTI International is looking local non-governmental organizations to conduct Lymphatic Filariasis Transmission Assessment Survey (TAS II) in 12 districts  & TAS III in 14 districts.

Request for Applications from local non-governmental organizations to conduct Lymphatic Filariasis Transmission Assessment Survey (TAS II) in 12 districts  & TAS III in 14 districts.
Issuance Date: 14 January 2019, Monday
Closing date and time: 08 February 2019, Friday
Submission language: English

In September 2011, RTI International was awarded the ENVISION project, an eight-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). ENVISION provides assistance to national neglected tropical disease (NTD) control programs for the integration and scale-up of preventive chemotherapy (PCT) for seven targeted NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, three soil-transmitted helminthes (roundworm, hookworm, ringworm) and trachoma. RTI is seeking applications from organizations interested in providing the services described in this RFA. Your application must be prepared in accordance with the exhibits listed below and attached.

Exhibit Number  & Title
1 Instructions to Applicant
2 Statement of Work
3 Evaluation Criteria
4 Pricing Information and Cost Application Instructions
5 Organization Information
6 District Information
7 Organizational Control  Environment Questionnaire
8 Anti-Terrorism Certification
9 Instructions for obtaining a DUNS number
10 PLGHA compliance certification

Applicants shall submit an electronic application as email attachments in Microsoft Word (Technical Proposal and Budget narrative) and Excel (Budget and Milestone details) to Anjana Saurabh @ no later than 16:00pm (Kathmandu time) on 08 February 2019, Friday. A signed and dated hard copy of your application must also be submitted to the RTI ENVISION office, Hall #202, Oasis Complex, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur, Nepal.

Please direct questions to Achut Babu Ojha, Program Manager, @ All questions received by Tuesday 22 January 2019 will be compiled and answers made available to all applicants through a pre-application meeting to be held on Thursday 24 January 2019. No phone inquiries will be entertained.

ENVISION will organize a pre-application meeting for intended applicants to provide clarification on the statement of work and RFA requirements. This meeting will provide opportunities for interested applicant to ask questions about the application submission process. Applicants will attend the pre-application meeting at their own expense; RTI will not reimburse applicants for any costs associated with participating in the pre-application meeting.

Organizations who are interested in joining the pre-application meeting on 24 January 2019 are requested to confirm their participation through email @ with subject line “Confirmation for pre-application meeting” no later than Monday 21 January 2019.

Applications that are not submitted in accordance with the RFA Instructions will be considered non-responsive and will be rejected by RTI. Additional requirements for submitting applications are shown in Exhibit 1, Instructions to Applicant, and Exhibit 4, Pricing Information and Cost Application Instructions.

This solicitation in no way obligates RTI to make an award, nor does it commit RTI to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of an application.


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