Invitation to Tender at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Posted by Future on Fri 17th Dec, 2021 -

Mercy Corps Nigeria invites suitably qualified companies / contractors to indicate interest by submitting tender documents for the following works:

Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Invitation to Tender for the Procurement of Rural Resilience Savings Groups Kits in Yola, Yobe, Biu and Gombe State

The Rural Resilience Activity is working on strengthening business management and financial sustainability for youth and women groups in NE Nigeria. The Arewa Young Women Graduate Initiative in North East Nigeria is a collective of young women graduates with members strength of 300 across 6 states; committed to pool resources for economic growth and self-reliance.

In a strategy planning session with the Rural Resilience Activity, the group identified capacity needs on group dynamics and leadership, conflict management and business enterprise development. For self-reliance and economic empowerment, the group have identified Small Ruminants value chain as a business most members are interested to venture into which will enhance collective bargaining power, business management and financial stability. The Arewa Young Women Graduates group will be used as a model group for small ruminants production, marketing and veterinary support services where the Activity facilitate mentorship and coaching to position them as a foremost producer women group in North East Nigeria.

Scope of Work
Item / Quantity:
  • VSLA Savings boxes / 3,000
  • Padlocks / 9,000
  • Passbooks per group / 3,000
  • Stamp / 3,000
  • Stamp Pad / 3,000
  • Bottle Ink / 3,000
  • Exercise Book (80 Leaves) / 8,000
  • Plastic Bowls / 3,000
  • Ruler / 3,000
  • Non-Scientific Calculator / 3,000
  • Writing Pen / 6,000
  • Drawing String Bags / 3,000
  • Branded exercise Book (60 Leaves) / 3000
Supplier Eligibility
Suppliers may not apply, and will be rejected as ineligible, if they :

  • Are not registered companies
  • Are bankrupt or in the process of going bankrupt
  • Have been convicted of illegal/corrupt activities, and/or unprofessional conduct
  • Have been guilty of grave professional misconduct
  • Have not fulfilled obligations related to payment of social security and taxes
  • Are guilty of serious misinterpretation in supplying information
  • Are in violation of the policies outlined in Mercy Corps Anti Bribery or Anti Corruption Statement
  • Supplier (or supplier’s principals) are on any list of sanctioned parties issued by; or are presently excluded or disqualified from participation in this transaction by: the United States Government or United Nations by the United States Government, the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United Nations, other national governments, or public international organizations.
Eligibility Criteria
  • A copy of business registration document (CAC)
  • A copy of tax certificate or Tax Clearance
  • A copy of signed and stamped offer sheet.
Documents supporting the Eligibility Criteria:
  • Reference letter or past contract with notable organisation
  • Letter stating acceptance of Mercy Corps Payment terms of 100% after delivery
  • Financial capacity/banking support to execute the contract if successfully selected
  • Letter showing delivery time
  • Letter of warranty of the items to be supply.
Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 10th January, 2022.

Submission of Documents
Physical submission should clearly quote the tender number "NIG/YOL/TEN20: Procurement of Rural Resilience Savings Groups Kits in Yola, Yobe, Biu and Gombe State" as indicated and submitted in a sealed envelope to:
Mercy Corps Office,
No. 10A Suntai Road,

Karewa Extension,
Jimeta Yola,
Adamawa State.

Electronic submission should clearly quote the tender number as indicated above as Subject of the email to: (must be in PDF format).

Tender Basis
  • All offers shall be made in accordance with these instructions, and all documents requested should be furnished, including any required (but not limited to) supplier-specific information, technical specifications, drawings, bill of quantities, and/or delivery schedule. If any requested document is not furnished, a reason should be given for its omission in an exception sheet.
  • No respondent should add, omit or change any item, term or condition herein.
  • If suppliers have any additional requests and conditions, these shall be stipulated in an exception sheet.
  • Each offeror may make one response only.
  • Each offer shall be valid for the period of [180 days] from its date of submission.
  • All offers should indicate whether they include taxes, compulsory payments, levies and/or duties, including VAT, if applicable.
  • Suppliers should ensure that financial offers are devoid of calculation errors. If errors are identified during the evaluation process, the unit price will prevail. If there is ambiguity on the unit price, the Selection Committee may decide to disqualify the offer.
  • Any requests for clarifications regarding the project that are not addressed in written documents must be presented to Mercy Corps in writing. The answer to any question raised in writing by any offeror will be issued to that offeror. In some cases Mercy Corps may choose to issue clarifications to all offerors. It is a condition of this tender that no clarification shall be deemed to supersede, contradict, add to or detract from the conditions hereof, unless made in writing as an Addendum to Tender and signed by Mercy Corps or its designated representative.
  • This Tender does not obligate Mercy Corps to execute a contract nor does it commit Mercy Corps to pay any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of bids. Furthermore, Mercy Corps reserves the right to reject any and all offers, if such action is considered to be in the best interest of Mercy Corps.
For more clarifications on this RFP, please Click Here (PDF).