Source: UK Government
The UK aims to combat all forms of modern slavery in key mining sectors in DRC through lobbying, advocacy and awareness raising activities and vocational or educational support. We welcome bids for projects of up to $77,000.
When designing your project, please bear in mind that:
projects should aim to start in late November and end in March 2021
payments are normally made quarterly and/ after the completion of project activities
advance payments are not usually possible
we require monitoring reports, which should include a detailed financial report
at the end of a project, we require a completion report, including a detailed financial report
project bids should ensure that the services are designed and implemented in a manner that:
respects international human rights norms
considers gender impact
is designed and implemented in accordance with the ‘do no harm’ principle
duty of care for all staff and participants in the engagement activities shall lie with the supplier
We are particularly looking for implementers who can demonstrate:
a strong track record of successful project delivery in DRC and will be able to draw on previous lessons learned to mitigate against unintended consequences of interventions
active consideration of gender inequality by ensuring that where possible, women are offered places in any training and capacity building activities funded by HMG and included in training and consultative panels
How to bid
Applicants are invited to submit a project proposal and Activity Based Budget in English and send both electronically to Nicholas.Fulton@fcdo.gov.uk copying Laurence.Bushige@fcdo.gov.uk. Please include “DRC: Modern Slavery” in the subject field.
The deadline for submitting concept bids is 26 November 2020 at 23:59 (GMT).
Activity Based Budget Template (ODS, 10.3KB)
Project Proposal Form (ODT, 65.1KB)
Due to the volume of bids expected, it is unlikely we will be able to provide feedback on unsuccessful bids.