CCI: Request for Proposal

Centre for Communication Impact (CCI)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

Incorporated as NPC                                              
Registration number: 2004/027886/08        
Vat reg. no. 4890219837                               
053-199-NPO                                                               

Brookfield Office Park, 261 Middel Str, Nieuw Muckleuneuk, Pretoria, South Africa 0011
Telephone: (+27) (12) 366-9300
Fax: (+27) (12) 366-9301

Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Implementation of the USAID Woza Asibonisane! Community Responses Program – Gauteng Province, City of Johannesburg (COJ), Regions B, C and F

Closing Date:   10 September 2019, 12 Midnight, South African Standard Time (SAST)

1.PURPOSE

Centre for Communication Impact (CCI) is implementing an award with funding from the President Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through United States of America International Development (USAID) South Africa mission in 4 provinces i.e. Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal (KZN), Mpumalanga and Western Cape provinces.  The intent of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite proposals from locally registered Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) or Non – Governmental Organizations (NGOs) providing community HIV and GBV programs aimed at preventing HIV and GBV and access to services for both in Gauteng,

City of Johannesburg within the following regions:

  1. Region B
  2. Region C
  3. Region F

The organization must be registered with relevant government authorities. Organizations should demonstrate capacity to reach Adolescent Girls and Young women (15 – 24 years old) and men between the ages of 15 and 34 years with effective behavioral change strategies and social mobilization for HIV testing, linkage to  HIV Prevention and Care and Treatment services, Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) Services and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Services.

2. BACKGROUND

Woza Asibonisane! Community Responses (CR) program uses the Dialogue-Reflection-Action (DRA) model to strengthen social change linked to HIV & GBV prevention and access to services for both. The model enhances ownership and capacity at all levels of government and civil society towards a sustainable change that emphasizes individual, group and social action for communities. The implementing partner will implement the program in the City of Johannesburg (Regions B, C and F), Gauteng Province.
 
CR interventions include HIV Prevention and  Community Mobilization and Norms Change group sessions conducted with women and men aged 15-49 years, with the majority being Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) and adolescent boys and young men aged 15-24 in line with the epidemiological evidence of the highest burden of HIV being in these age groups.

The selected sub partner will implement Community Mobilization and Norms Change intervention as part of the DREAMS collective in COJ using Stepping Stones AGYWs (15 – 24 age group) and Adolescent Boys and Young Men (15-19). The package  will include intervention with men 20+ years old using the One Man Can curriculum. Interventions will also include a 2-hour once off intervention with other Priority Populations using a standardized Priority Prevention (PP_Prev) manual in communities.. CCI will provide capacity building workshops for newly appointed staff including all Community Facilitators and Recruitment and Linkage Navigators  to successfully implement the Community Responses program.
 
The period of performance is 01 October 2019 – 30 September 2020.

3. SCOPE

Program Goal 1.  Increased engagement by local leaders to mobilise communities to reframe social norms to support HIV and Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) prevention
 
Activity 1.1 Implement action plans to support community action for HIV and SGBV prevention
Activity 1.2 Capacity building for the implementation of participatory DRA processes. CCI will provide capacity building workshops for newly appointed staff implementing the Community Responses program
Activity 1.3 Development of community action plans for the implementation of the Communities responses programme
Activity 1.4 Implementation and amplification of DRA processes in the selected districts
 
Program Goal:  2 Effective Community Based Models for SGBV Prevention and linkages to SGBV services
 
Activity 2.1. Promotion of awareness of PEP and SGBV services
     
Program Goal 3:  Linkage of participants and layering for AGYW for Pre Exposure  Prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV testing, Care and Treatment, PEP and GBV services and services from other DREAMS partners 

4. Submission Deadline

To receive consideration, responses to this RFP must be received no later than 12 Midnight, South African Time (SAST) on 10 September 2019.
 
Please email all proposals by the closing time to: Email: CCIOperations@ccisa.org.za
 
Pinky Makhaye Operations Manager
Centre for Communication Impact NPC
Brookfield Office Park
North Block
261 Middel street
Nieuw Muckleuneuk, Pretoria 0011
South Africa
 
Prior to the submission deadline, applicants may amend or clarify the RFP. No changes or amendments will be accepted after the closing date.
 
Proposals will remain sealed until 11 September 2019. Late proposals will not be considered.

5. Withdrawal of Proposal

A proposal may be amended or withdrawn at any time prior to the time and date set for the receipt of proposals.

6. Queries

Kindly direct all queries, interpretations and questions regarding the procurement process or the scope to:
 
Tendai Munyoro
Finance Director (USAID Woza Asibonisane! Community Responses Program)
Centre for Communication Impact NPC
Brookfield Office Park
North Block
261 Middel street
Nieuw Muckleuneuk, Pretoria 0011
South Africa
 
Email: tendai@ccisa.org.za
 
Queries to any other party on the RFP are not allowed and will result in disqualification.

7. Submission Requirement

 Sub-recipients must follow the proposal outline as per the Detailed Call for Proposal available on https://www.ccisa.org.za/vacancies-tenders.html.

Additional information thought to be relevant, beyond the categories listed in the detailed call for proposal, should be provided as an appendix to the proposal. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in a rejected proposal.

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