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HelpAge International Ethiopia Office would like to invite Drilling & Construction of Deep and Shallow Wells

Request for Quotations: Ref #: HAI-E 002/2019

Open Tender for Productive Drilling & Construction of Deep and Shallow Wells.

HelpAge is an international network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries. The Africa Regional Centre works with a range of partners across Africa to deliver programming in a number of key areas: HIV/AIDS & health; income security & livelihoods; emergency response & DRR and rights of older people. HelpAge has been present in Ethiopia since the year 1992 and currently implementing multi sector programmes (health, refugee assistance, drought mitigation, social protection etc.) in Gambella, SNNPR, and Oromia regions of Ethiopia. The organization works closely with various ministries and authorities of the Government of Ethiopia (Ministries of social protection, rural development, health, ARRA, DPPB among others).  Ethiopia country programme works closely with an affiliate organization, Ethiopian Elderly Pensioners National Association (EEPNA) and other implementing partners, in programming as well as campaigning activities to address issues of older persons.

HelpAge International Ethiopia Office would like to invite qualified and interested bidders for the Study and drilling work of Guchi woreda sadengofa or Walmura or Marsa magaalaa IDP site.


Minimum qualifications required for the award of single or multiple contracts include the following: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a capable study and drilling rig,

(ii) Completion of at least 2 construction contracts of similar size in the past year(s),

 (iii) Annual average turnover equivalent to the bid price,

(iv)  Liquid assets of at least 1/8 of the contract value and

(V) Experienced drilling team. 

Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

Bids shall be valid for a period of forty-five days after Bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of at least not less than 2% of the bid price in Ethiopian Birr in the form of Bank Guarantee or CPO and shall be delivered to HelpAge International Ethiopia Country office, with the following address on or before 12:00 AM, April 22, 2019.

Bids shall be opened at 2:30 PM, April 23, 2019, in the   presence of the bidders or legal representatives who wish to attend. Electronic and late bidding will not be permitted and rejected.

A complete set of Bidding Documents in English will be purchased directly from HelpAge International Ethiopia Country Office, Axum Building 4th Floor (On the way from Urael-Atlas) upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 200.00 by interested bidders on submission of a written application for the address indicated below: Bidders should present renewed license for the year 2011 E.C or 2019 G.C on the respective area, MoWIE work permit, VAT registration & Tax Registration No.  The organization reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.


               HelpAge International Ethiopia Office, +251 111261535/37

               Borena Zone, Yabelo field office  Tel+251 (0464460385)