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VSO is a global voluntary organisation whose mission is to bring people together to fight poverty through the lasting power of volunteering.

VSO CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY – PROVISION OF TABLETS AND SOLAR POWERED CHARGERS IN RWANDA

VSO is a global voluntary organisation whose mission has been to bring people together to fight poverty through the lasting power of volunteering.

We will be running a tender process with the intention of establishing a Framework Agreement and appointing one to two organisation(s) as Preferred Suppliers for the provision of electronic tablets and peripherals (namely headphones, protective covers, electrical chargers) and portable solar-powered tablet chargers for our programme in Rwanda. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced / qualified organisations.

The tender will be divided into two lots and suppliers may bid for one or both lots:

Lot 1 – tablets and peripherals (earphones, protective covers, electrical chargers)
Lot 2 – portable solar charger kit with storage battery for use with tablet

VSO’s requirements:

  • Supply of approximately 2400 tablets and peripherals (namely earphones, protective silicone tablet covers, electrical chargers)
  • Supply of approximately 1000 portable solar powered tablet charger kits
  • Goods must be appropriate for use in rural areas by teachers in Rwanda
  • Supplier must be able to respond rapidly to requests for supplies over the next four years to support flexible and responsive project delivery
  • Suppliers must be authorised distributors of the product brand(s) they will be supplying

Expressions of interest: all expressions of interest must be received by VSO by Monday 17 May 10:00 local time in Rwanda and must be submitted electronically (emailed) to the following email address: godeberthe.nyiraminani@vsoint.org.
The EOI must include a contact name, company name, company address, phone and email address.
Tender documents: tender documents will be sent to those who expressed an interest, following the close of the EOI period.
Anticipated agreement start date: mid July 2021
Framework period: Four years
VSO reserves the right not to award an agreement.