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Request for Applications (RFA) Number 002 “Sustainable development of Master Meter (MM) systems in Surabaya City”

Jumat, 8 Desember 2017
Deadline Sunday, 7 January 2018
Contact Info IWPLProc_LSIC@dai.com

Issuance Date: December 8, 2017
Closing Date: January 7, 2018 (30 (thirty) days after issuance date
Closing Time: 17.00 pm (05.00 wib)
Pre-Application Meeting December 21, 2017 at 10.00 am in :
USAID IUWASH PLUS East Java Regional Office
Jl. Kapuas 48, Surabaya, East Java 60265, Indonesia
Telp. +6231-5660956, 5660952
Fax. +6231-5676098
Please confirm at least 1 day before, to : Ms. Hery Soesilowati (Procurement
Associate ; email : hery_soesilowati@dai.com, Hp. +62 823 3232 9369)

Subject: Request for Applications (RFA) Number 002 / “Sustainable development of Master Meter (MM) systems in Surabaya City”

Reference: Issued Under IUWASH PLUS (Indonesia Urban Water Sanitation and Hygiene Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua) USAID Contract No. AID-497-TO-16-00003

The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) program is a five-year initiative designed to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI) in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as improving key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations. USAID IUWASH PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, communities and others to achieve the following “high level” results:
I. An increase of one million people in urban areas with access to improved water supply service quality, of which at least 500,000 are from the poorest 40% of the population (also referred to as the “Bottom 40%” or “B40”), vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces; and
II. An increase of 500,000 people in urban areas with access to safely managed sanitation and all of whom are from the “B40”, vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces.
To ensure that improvements in access to WASH services are sustained, USAID IUWASH PLUS is guided by a development hypothesis that focuses on strengthening service delivery systems, so they can more effectively reach the poorest and most vulnerable segments of the population. In order to achieve this at scale, the program undertakes activities through four interrelated components, including: 1) improving household WASH services; 2) strengthening city WASH institutional performance; 3) strengthening the WASH financing environment; and 4) advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination and communication.

This RFA serves to support the Sustainable development of Master Meter (MM) systems in Surabaya City aiming to provide 800 poor families in informal settlements with access to safe piped water supply for achieving the GOI’s Universal Access targets. This development of master meter will be conducted under professional supervision of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) responsible for the operation and maintenance of existing and new master meter.

Specific objectives are summarized as follows:
1. Establish 16 master meter systems, including the construction and identification of approximately 70% of funding requirements for such systems (from APBD, KOTAKU, CSR, other donors, communities, etc.) with the remaining 30% covered by funding under the USAID IUWASH PLUS grant.
2. Expand an existing informal group of 15 KSM to a formal umbrella organization of all 50+ CBO in Surabaya and organize formal support from and collaboration with PDAM Surabaya.
3. Support PDAM Surabaya to establish a formal unit / division within PDAM dedicated to provide technical and operational support to all master meter systems in Surabaya.
Please refer to the Scope of Work (SoW) attached, for a complete statement of goals and expected results.

Pursuant to 2 CFR 700.13, it is USAID policy not to award profit under assistance instruments such as grant awards. 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 (2 CFR 200 Subpart E for all US-based and for non-US based non-profit organizations, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31 for for-profit organizations), may be paid under the grant.

For non-US organizations, the Standard Provisions for Non-US Nongovernmental Recipients will apply. For US organizations, 2 CFR 200 and the Standard Provisions for U.S. Nongovernmental Recipients will apply. See Annex 1 for Standard Provisions.

An estimation of fund available for this RFA is between Rp. 1.850.000.000,- up to Rp.,- (one billion eight hundred fifty million until two billion rupiah). GRANTEE should provide 10% of cost sharing of the proposed cost. DAI reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

The expected duration of DAI support or the period of performance is 1 (one) year. DAI, as primary implementer of the USAID IUWASH PLUS, reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

For the purposes of this program, this RFA is being issued and consists of this cover letter and the following:

Section A – Grant Application Instructions
Section B – Special Grant Requirements
Section C – Selection Process
Section D – Program Description

Applications must be received at the USAID IUWASH PLUS in East Java Regional Office, Surabaya not later than January 7, 2018, 30 (thirty) days after the date of issuance indicated at the top of this cover letter at the place designated below for receipt of applications. Applications and modifications thereof shall be submitted in pdf (preferred) or other electronic format to IWPLProc_LSIC@dai.com or hard copy to the following address:

USAID IUWASH PLUS East Java Regional Office
Jl. Kapuas 48, Surabaya, East Java 60265, Indonesia
Telp. +6231-5660956, 5660952
Fax. +6231-5676098
To the attention of : Ms. Hery Soesilowati (Procurement Associate)

Award will be made to the responsible applicant(s) whose application(s) offers the best value.

Issuance of this RFA does not constitute an award commitment on the part of DAI, nor does it commit DAI to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of an application. Further, DAI reserves the right to reject any or all applications received. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant. All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant’s expense.

Any questions concerning this RFA should be submitted in writing not later than 10 (ten) days prior to the closing date shown above to IWPLProc_LSIC@dai.com. Applicants should retain for their records one copy of all enclosures which accompany their application.



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