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Partnership Opportunities


Issuance Date:                        October 10, 2014

Questions Due:                       October 20, 2014; 4:00 pm local Kigali Time

Closing Date:                         November 26, 2014 

Closing Time:                         4:00 pm local Kigali time

Ladies and Gentlemen:


The United States Government, as represented by the United States Agency for International Development in Rwanda (USAID/Rwanda) is seeking applications from qualified and eligible organizations for a five-year activity to improve and sustain the health and social wellbeing of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), their households, and communities in Rwanda. 


It is USAID policy not to award profit under assistance instruments.  However, all reasonable, allocable, and allowable expenses, both direct and indirect, which are related to the grant program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (22 CFR 226, OMB Circular A-122 for non-profit organizations, OMB Circular A-21 for universities, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31 for-profit organizations), may be paid under the agreement.

This RFA is being issued and consists of this cover letter and the following:

            1.         Section A, Program Description;

            2.         Section B, Federal Award Information;

            3.         Section C, Eligibility Information;

            4.         Section D, Application and Submission Information;

            5.         Section E, Application Review Information;

            6.         Section F, Federal Award Administration Information;

            7.         Section G, Federal Awarding Agency Contact(s);

            8.         Section H, Other Information; and

            9.         Annexes/Attachments.

Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $37 million to be allocated over the 5-year period.  USAID anticipates awarding one cooperative agreement as a result of this solicitation.  USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

Applications must be received by the closing date and time indicated at the top of this cover letter and pursuant to the instructions contained in the RFA.  Any questions concerning this RFA must be submitted in writing to Geraldine Kyazze at with a copy to Eriazel Bagabo at no later than the time and date stated on the cover page of this RFA. 

The solicitation can also be found here


Full solicitation


Solicitation for Demolition of USAID old office building

Issuance Date:            September 25, 2014

Site Visit Date:           September 29, 2014 10:00 a.m. (Kigali Time)

Questions Due:           October 2, 2014

Closing Date:              October 8, 2014

Closing Time:              5:00 p.m. (Kigali Time)

​The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), invites you to submit a quotation for the requirement of demolition services as outlined in the attached solicitation. Any such quotation should include the following two separate documents (with clear identification): Technical Proposal and Price Proposal. The full solicitation can be found at

Proposals must be received electronically or via courier/hand delivery on or before the closing date stipulated above to provide the services and deliverables specified in the RFQ. If submitting electronically, the offeror must submit the proposal via internet email to Marva Butler at If submitting by courier/hand delivery, please come to the U.S. Embassy Visa Entrance near the roundabout at 2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie - Visitors Desk. Offerors are required to call Ms. Emerithe Kayitesi at ext 2824 using the visitors’ phone. The security guards/Visitors Desk will not accept proposals. Facsimile submission of proposals is not authorized and will not be accepted.

USAID plans to award a Fixed Price Construction Contract, subject to availability of funds. 

Site Visit: One site visit will be held on the date and time specified above. All interested candidates are required to be in attendance at this location- 55 Avenue Paul VI, Kiyovu, Kigali (former USAID Office Compound). The purpose of this site visit is for potential offerors to view and inspect the current building and structures. Please contact Marva Butler via email at to confirm attendance.

Questions: Potential contractors may submit questions in writing, by email to Marva Butler, Contracting Officer at The deadline for receipt of questions or requests for clarifications is 5:00pm local Rwanda time, October 2, 2014.  Oral instructions or explanations given before the award of the contract resulting from this solicitation shall not be binding.​

Full solicitation


Vacancy Announcement : A.I.D Project Management Specialist (Monitoring & Evaluation) FSN-10

USAID/Rwanda is seeking an Ordinarily Resident citizen or individual with the required work permit for employment as A.I.D Project Management Specialist (Monitoring & Evaluation). USAID/Rwanda offers an Equal Employment Opportunity (regardless of age, sex, race, handicaps, national origin, etc).

OPENING DATE:               September 24, 2014

CLOSING DATE:               October 10, 2014 at 12:00

WORK HOURS:                 Full-time; 40 hours/week.


Full Announcement

Position Description

Application Form (DS-174)

Assistance (Grant or Cooperative Agreement)

Opportunity Type:
Assistance (Grant or Cooperative Agreement)
Place of Performance:
Opportunity Close Date:

Last updated: October 28, 2014

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