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Terms of Reference (ToR) for mid-term evaluation of IDIQLPWD Project P 5183 Inclusive Development for Improved Quality of Life among persons with disabilities

Posted on: 02-Feb-22
Terms of Reference (ToR) for mid-term evaluation of IDIQLPWD Project  P 5183 Inclusive Development for Improved Quality of Life among persons with disabilities

Tender Location : Bangladesh

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Terms of Reference (ToR) for mid-term evaluation of IDIQLPWD Project

P 5183 Inclusive Development for Improved Quality of Life among persons with disabilities

Brief Description of the project

DRRA (Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization in Bangladesh for people with disabilities, registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau, Department of Social Welfare. DRRA was founded in 1996 by a group of Bangladeshi philanthropists and works for justice by seeking positive changes in the lives of people with disabilities through the creation of an enabling environment and an inclusive society. Over the past 24 years, DRRA has directly reached more than 1.3 million people with disabilities and their careers through the implementation of programs in 35 districts in cooperation with 42 grass root organizations and DPOs (Disabled People's Organization).

DRRA have started to implement the Inclusive Development for Improved Quality of Life among persons with disabilities project from the year December’2020. The overall objective of the project is Contribution to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities through social inclusion and equal access to services”The project aims to promote the empowerment of people with disabilities, to increase the knowledge of stakeholders and to provide needs-based services to the most disadvantaged. The project works in all the 5 domains of Community Based Rehabilitation (Health, Education, Social, Livelihood & Empowerment) guidelines issued by World Health Organization.

Specific objectives of the project is “1000 people with disabilities claim their rights, participate in health, education and have access to income-generating activities” and outcomes are; (i) Public awareness and knowledge of the needs and rights of people with disabilities is improved (ii) The capacities of DPOs, local government representatives and private sector associations are strengthened with regard to the implementation of the Enforcement of Disability Right and Protection Act 2013. (iii) The access of PWD to health, education and income-generating activities is improved and (iv) Local government administrations are aware of the rights and needs of PWD and take them into account.

The project is being implemented by DRRA through the financial support of Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ Germany) and German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW).

Project Activities

Following key activities were carried out by the project from the inception of the project:

  • Project Launching
  • Introductory training for project staff
  • Disability screening surveys and need assessment by community volunteers
  • Awareness raising events in the villages
  • Development of IEC materials
  • Development and maintenance of an online platform with disability-specific data and information
  • Celebration of the International Day for People with Disabilities
  • Activation/reactivation and strengthening of 10 local DPOs
  • Capacity building of local government
  • Awareness raising for private sector associations
  • Network building with DPO, NGO and private sectors
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Biannual meeting of DPOs to exchange progress
  • Direct support to persons with disabilities and practice referral (Health and rehabilitation, Education, access to safety net services, Vocational training, engagement of persons with disabilities and their family members with IGA etc)  
  • Accessibility check by DPO members and conversion work
  • COVID 19 response.

Purpose & Scope

The purpose of this midterm evaluation is to review the overall progress of project targeted activities conducted by the period of December 2020 to December 2021, to have an in-depth understanding of the initiatives that are supported by BMZ & DAHW and how the support has benefitted all the stakeholders the persons with disabilities. The midterm evaluation aim to assess the continued relevance, effectiveness of existing strategy of project intervention and the progress made towards achieving its planned objectives. It also will provide an opportunity to make modifications (if require) to ensure the achievement of these objectives within the lifetime of the project. The evaluator shall also document the key lessons learnt, key challenges and make appropriate recommendations so that DRRA and DAHW might use to improve the design and implementation strategies of this   project for rest of project period and the considering area for any further development of same project in future.

Submission of the proposal
The Expression of Interest (EOI) should include:

Letter of interest

Technical Proposal

  • Section-1: Introduction and understanding of the assignment- maximum 1 page
  • Section-2: Methodology (including proposed work plan, methodology and approach, timeline of each level of tasks)- maximum 3 pages
  • Section-3: Experience in similar work- if available share a report with the reference of recent last two clients
  • Section-4: Updated and detailed CV of key consultant(s) with brief descriptions of similar assignments – each CV maximum 2 pages.

Financial Proposal

  • Proposed details budget and fees including applicable taxes (mentioning the rate of VAT & AIT)

Administrative Document

  • For consultancy firm, please submit copy of legal registration & TIN certificate
  • For Individuals, please submit copy of TIN certificate

On receipt of the EOI, a designated team will evaluate the proposals and will come to a selection of max 3 best proposals. The team will meet with the shortlisted consultants for further discussion (telephone/Skype/Zoom/Teams/etc.) to understand the technical offer to select the best suitable proposal. The selection criteria will be mainly based on the presented methodology, affinity of the consultant with the type of evaluation and target group, financial proposal of the consultant. The detail scoring areas are as follows:

Selection Criterion Scores
Technical proposal consists of methodologies and tools follow standard methods; logical and result oriented, self-explanatory, and sufficiently detailed presentation toward achieving the results within proposed time frame and desired quality
Evidence of experience
  • Previous Experience on similar task
  • Experience in different Survey Tools Designing, Reporting Format Preparation and Compliant Mechanism related document preparation.
  • Experience and knowledge on contextual facts on SRHR in Bangladesh
Team profile (if any) - CVs of the key consultant/firm experience
Experience on Disability
Financial proposal 
Total Marks

Mode of Payment
a. Payment will be made through account payee cheque or bank transfer upon receiving the final deliverables within the timeline.
b. Any VAT/TAX incurred from this assignment will be deducted at source as per government rule and policy.

General Terms and condition

The selected consultant should implement the work in coordination with the DRRA representative.

  • DRRA reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal without giving any verbal and/or written rationale
  • DRRA or its representatives reserve the right to monitor the quality and progress of the work during the assignment
  • All reports and documents prepared during the assignment will be treated as property of the DRRA
  • The reports/documents or any part, therefore, cannot be sold, used, and reproduced in any manner without prior written approval of DRRA
  • Need to declare conflict of interest if you have any.


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Interested individuals/consulting firm are requested to submit their Expression of Interest (EoI) electronically to the following address [email protected] on or before 4th February 2022 (BST 16:00hrs. The email subject should contain the following EoI for mid-term Evaluation of IDIQPWD Project

For Hard copy submission: submit your proposal in a sealed envelope mentioning EoI for Mid-term évaluation of IDIQLPWD Project on or before 4th February 2022 (BST 16:00hrs) to House 2/5, Road:1, ShyamoliDhaka.

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