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Solicitation for a Resident Hire U.S. Personal Services Contractor (USPSC) - Management Specialist

ISSUANCE DATE: April 19, 2021
CLOSING DATE/TIME: May 07, 2021/5:30 p.m. CAT

Dear Prospective Offerors/Applicants:
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under a contract as described in this solicitation.

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LEARN Project Gender Equality and Social Intrusion Analysis - February 2021

The USAID/Rwanda Education Office conducted a desk review of the gender, disability, and social inclusion issues facing the Rwandan basic education sector, as well as the extent to which USAID/Rwanda’s closed LEARN! Project (2015-2020) addressed these issues. The purpose of the analysis was to inform the design and implementation of USAID/Rwanda’s new LEARN Project (2020-2025), and to generate recommendations to improve gender equity and social inclusion through USAID’s investments.

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This report was prepared by Laterite, Ltd. in close collaboration USAID/Rwanda. The authors of this report are Serafina Buzby, Loes van der Velde, and Ellen van Himbergen. Data collection was supported by Dominique Kalisa and Ezron Mucyo.
The authors would like to thank the USAID/Rwanda Health Office, M&E team, and disability advisors for their guidance and support for this assessment. In addition, the authors would like to thank all the key informants who shared their knowledge, ideas, and experience with us.

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Valuing Open and Inclusive Civic Engagement (VOICE) 2015-2020

Project Appraisal Document (PAD)

This Valuing Open and Inclusive Civic Engagement (VOICE) Project Appraisal Document (PAD) informs the design of mechanisms and activities supported by USAID/Rwanda intended to increase civic participation and consultation in governmental decision-making at all levels.

In line with the Government of Rwanda (GOR), USAID/Rwanda’s goal, as captured in its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS), is to accelerate Rwanda’s progress to middle-income status and better quality of life through sustained growth and reduction of poverty. This goal is undermined, however, when the GOR restricts citizens’ input into policies affecting them, does not consistently respect the rule of law and human rights and limits public dialogue to the one-sided acceptance of official policies and narratives. This lack of substantive engagement with citizens coupled with a weak protection of civil rights and liberties will inevitably limit the sustainability of peace and development in Rwanda.

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Last updated: April 16, 2021

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