Call for Tender - Provision of Patient Food (Food Vendors) at Medecins Sans Frontieres West and Central Africa (MSF-WaCA)

Posted by Emeka on Wed 12th Jun, 2024 -

Medecins Sans Frontieres West and Central Africa (MSF-WaCA) is making a call for tender for the Provision of Patient Food (Food should be tasty, properly handled, preparations made in a hygienic environment and be of appreciable portion size), to be delivered at MSF-WACA supported health facilities within Kano metropolis. Interested and authorized Suppliers should possess cognate experience.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an International Private non-governmental, non-profit, humanitarian organization created in 1971. We offer medical assistance to population in distress, victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. Médecins Sans Frontières observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.

We invite applications for:

Title: Call for Tender: Provision of Patient Food (Food Vendors)

Location: Kano (Kano based Vendors only)


  • Provision of patient food (Food should be tasty, properly handled, preparations made in a hygienic environment and be of appreciable portion size), to be delivered at MSF-WACA supported health facilities within Kano metropolis

ANNEX 1 (Food Menu)
Eligibility Criteria

Interested firms are expected to provide verifiable copies of the following: 

  • Company Profile
  • Copies of Certificate of Incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) .
  • Valid Tax Identification Number (TIN)
  • Documentary evidence showing experience in the execution of a similar project in the past.
  • Recent Food handler test certificate for Kitchen Staffs. (Applicable to successful vendors only).


  • Quoted Price (5% Withholding tax is applicable to all prices. An average price is applicable to Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner irrespective of any food served).
  • Payment terms
  • Reference letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria showing evidence of financial capability
  • Evidence of Tax Clearance for the last Two years.

Delivery Time & Offer Validity:

  • Mention delivery of food in hours (as it applies either to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner)
  • Validity of quoted price in months

Financial Offer:

  • Attached, Appendix - 1.

Other Conditions

  • Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder;
  • Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be rejected un-opened;
  • All attendant costs will be borne by the bidders;
  • Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be contacted at a later date for negotiations & inspections.

Food Menu

Breakfast 7:00am – 7:30am

Dinner 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Bread with Omelette and tea

Tuwon Semovita (Kuka/Okra) + beef

Buns and Tea

Spaghetti Jollof and Salad + boiled egg

Moi-Moi and Pap

Macaroni Jollof and Salad + fish

Beans and Potato pottage

Tuwon Shinkafa and Egusi soup

Boiled Yam and Egg Sauce

Spaghetti and Tomato Stew + beef

Alkubus and Tausue

White rice and Cabbage Sauce + boiled egg

Lunch 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Sauce, Stew and Soup

Rice and Tomato stew + fish

Tomato Stew + fish

Jollof rice and Salad + boiled egg

Cabbage and carrot sauce

Tuwon Semovita (Miyan kuka/Miyan Kubewa) + beef

Kuka Soup + beef

Tuwon Shinkafa (Miyan tauske/Miyan wake) + beef

Okra Soup + beef

Spaghetti and Beans Jollof + fish

Egusi Stew + beef

Beans and potato pottage + beef

Beans Soup + beef/Fish

Rice and Beans with Miyan Alayyahn + fish

Pumpkin Soup (Taushe) beef/Fish

Application Closing Date

24th June, 2024 - 5:00 PM WAT

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their sealed Tender documents (Including Financial and Technical Specification) in one envelope addressed to:
The Logistics Team Leader,
Médecins Sans Frontières WaCA Office,
Plot 222 Shehu, Kazaure Street,
Hotoro GRA - Kano State.

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  • In addition to the physical submission, bid envelop should bear the following information: Request for tender documents - Ref: MSF/WACA/NG-202/2024-002/FOOD VENDORS and particulars of the supplier.
  • All vendors are required to fill out a tender register at the point of submission at the address mentioned above.