Sustainable, Transformational and Accessible WASH Interventions (STAWI)


Funding Opportunity ID: 325385
Opportunity Number: 72061520RFI000002
Opportunity Title: Sustainable, Transformational and Accessible WASH Interventions (STAWI)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 98.001
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: USAID-KEN
Agency Name: Agency for International Development
Kenya USAID-Nairobi
Posted Date: Mar 13, 2020
Close Date: Apr 06, 2020
Last Updated Date: Mar 13, 2020
Award Ceiling: $39,000,000
Award Floor: $39,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: USAID/Kenya and East Africa (USAID/KEA)’s Office of Economic Growth and Integration is in the process of designing a new activity to improve water security in areas of recurrent crises in Northern and Eastern Kenya. The purpose of this RFI is to provide industry and stakeholders an opportunity to review and comment on the technical approach and the feasibility and effectiveness of proposed approaches for achieving the goals and objectives, as well as suggest areas of enhancement in the Program Description Framework. General comments and feedback are appreciated and USAID/KEA would also like feedback on the following two questions that are broken down further in the Program Description Framework under attachment I. (1) What are the key risks, challenges, and/or omissions with the stated purpose and approach? Are there alternatives that would mitigate or alleviate these risks and challenges? (2) What, if any, changes would you make or lessons you would like to share to strengthen the approach? INSTRUCTIONS Responses to this RFI will only be accepted by e-mail to [email protected] and are due by the date stated on the cover page. Responses must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat formats and clearly labeled on all pages with the name of the organization responding and, “Response to RFI Sustainable, Transformational and Accessible WASH Interventions (STAWI)”. Responses to this RFI must be limited to not more than 3 pages. Thank you for your interest in USAID programs and for taking the time to respond to this RFI. DISCLAIMER THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY, issued solely for information and planning purposes. It is not a solicitation and is not to be construed as a commitment by the U.S. Government or USAID to issue any solicitation or ultimately award a contract or assistance agreement on the basis of this RFI. If a Solicitation is issued, it will be announced publicly at a later date and all interested parties must respond to that Solicitation announcement separately from any response to this announcement. The RFI is an attempt to reach out to the market in an effort to determine the scope of industry capabilities and interest and will be treated as information only. Responses (comments, suggestions an enhancements) to this notice are not applications and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding agreement. Responses to this RFI are strictly voluntary and USAID will not pay respondents for the information provided in response to this RFI. Information, comments, and suggestions received will be reviewed and may be incorporated into a future solicitation. Responses to this RFI will not be returned and respondents will not be notified of the result of the review. This RFI does not restrict the Government’s approach on a future solicitation. An assistance instrument is anticipated under this opportunity. This RFI will be posted on the Federal grants website, and
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