WaterAid Nepal

NGO / INGO / Development Projects

Tender Category : Consulting
Published Date : Oct 13, 2020
Deadline : Oct. 19, 2020, 11:55 p.m.
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Sanitation Financing at the Municipality Level

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit organization, established in 1981, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. We change millions of lives every year, working in 28 countries to provide clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.

WaterAid South Asia Regional office is conducting the study is to identify best practices and innovations in public financing for urban sanitation, exploring how transfers, tariffs or local taxes or any other financing mechanisms have been used by the municipality for the delivery of sanitation services. This call for expression of interest is for consultant/consulting firm who can conduct this Study.

It is proposed that six municipalities representing small towns across India, Bangladesh and Nepal are identified for this study based on parameters of relatively well functioning and performing sanitation services. Possible good practice and policies to be studied at the municipality level include: 

  • Revenue generation through local taxes; 
  • Allocation mechanisms for securing sufficient resources for sanitation services; including financing for operation and maintenance 
  • Regulation, cross-subsidies or other mechanisms to ensure sanitation services for vulnerable and poor populations; 
  •  Transparency and accountability mechanisms (across levels) for citizens / consumers. The research product will be used for capacity building for municipalities to learn from each other’s best practices on sanitation financing. The challenges and gaps will also help WaterAid for required advocacy at the country level 

WaterAid hereby invites electronic proposal from qualified and registered consultant /consultancy firm to undertake services.

For detailed TOR please CLICK HERE

Proposal Submission Method:

Qualified consultant /consultancy firm are requested to submit electronic scanned copy of the requisite documents enclosed with the technical and the financial proposal as mentioned in the TOR. Please submit your technical and financial proposals through the email address [email protected] with Subject line as follows:- Consultancy for “Sanitation Financing at the Municipality level in the small towns in South Asia “ within 1st November 2020  GMT+06 hours

Scope to seek information and clarity 

Consultant/ Consulting firm will have the opportunity to send written questions until October 19, 2020 in the following email address: Vanita Suneja, Regional Advocacy Manager-South Asia, WaterAid, E-mail: [email protected] 
Response to queries would be provided by 21st October 2020 

Note: WaterAid reserves the right to accept or reject applications without assigning any reasons. Telephone calls will not be entertained.


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