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HelpAge International Ethiopia Program Office Would Like To Invite Qualified and Interested Bidders for Supply and Delivery of Electric Submersible Pump & Diesel Generator

Request for Quotation: Ref #: HAI-ETH 002/08/20

Open Tender for Supply of Electric submersible pump & Diesel Generator.

HelpAge is an international network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries. The Africa Regional Centre works with a range of partners across Africa to deliver programming in several key areas: HIV/AIDS & health; income security & livelihoods; emergency response & DRR and rights of older people. HelpAge has been present in Ethiopia since the year 1992 and currently implementing multi sector programmes (health, refugee assistance, drought mitigation, social protection etc.) in Gambella, SNNPR, and Oromia regions of Ethiopia. The organization works closely with various ministries and authorities of the Government of Ethiopia (Ministries of social protection, rural development, health, ARRA, DPPB among others). Ethiopia country programme works closely with an affiliate organization, Ethiopian Elderly Pensioners National Association (EEPNA) and other implementing partners, in programming as well as campaigning activities to address issues of older persons.

HelpAge International Ethiopia Program Office would like to invite qualified and interested bidders for supply and delivery of: – Electric submersible pump & Diesel Generator

The firm is invited to make a firm quotation based on the following quantity and specification.


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Supply of 5.5kw Submersible pump with Control panel (5.5KW), power cable (200m), with full accessories as per the specification.

  • Fluid: -Drinking water
  • Flow/Discharge: 1.25-1.5 liters/sec
  • Total Head: Greater than 130m
  • Pump Position: 71.5m below well head
  • Required capacity: 5.5kW
  • Pump Type: Grundfos or Franklin (Italy)
  • Pump Diameter :4″ (four inch)
  • Power cable size = 4×16 mm2 ,200m length
  • The pump should be capable of delivering 1.25-1.5lit/sec (Qmin60litter/minute and Qmax-310 litter/minute) at greater than 130m head with duty point just to the right of maximum efficiency of the pump.
  • The pump shall be electric submersible pump that can be installed in an 8” (200mm) diameter steel casing with riser pipe.
  • The pump shall be rewind able
  • The pump will be coupled directly to a wet type submersible motor, suitable for operation on a 380/400/415 volt, three phases, 50 Hertz, A.C. diesel-powered generator power supply. or control panel board =5.5kw starting with impedances 380-400V, 50 HZ
  • The motor should have an adequate overload margin over the rated pump power.
  • The permissible sand content of the pumped water shall be at least 25g/m3
  • The temperature of the water to be pumped shall be greater than 40°Celsius.




Detailed specifications and requirements will be provided with the bid document.



Supply of Generator (20KVA) with all accessories per the specification


  • Generator Type: Cummins with one Battery
  • Required Capacity:20KVA
  •  Required Models: Offer by supplier
  • Starter Type: Key starter
  • Made in Europe/Europe Standard

The output of generator sets quoted shall work at the maximum efficiency power output in the following working conditions:

  • Maximum altitude above sea level = 1174 meter
  • Max. air inlet temperature 40 OC
  • Max. Humidity 60 %

The generator set is required to continuously run an electric submersible pump & details of Submersible pump to be run by the genset is:

  • 3 Phase submersible motors
  • Power output of submersible pump at duty point = 5.5kW Starting system of the pump could be Reactance or Autotransformer



 Detailed specifications and requirements will be provided with the bid document.


Transportation and Installation of Generator and Submersible pump as per the specified BH specifications (from Addis Ababa to Borena Zone Guchi, Woreda, Sadden Gofa kebele, (785km from Addis to mentioned site)





NB: Complete set of Tender documents will be provided on request.

Criteria for Evaluation:

-Renewed Business License on respective area; TIN Certification;  VAT registration certificate; Proof of track record in supply of similar items.

All Quotations must be clearly presented in English or/and Amharic.

Clarity of specifications and presentation of the bid offer, quality, delivery time and value for money principles will be considered in the evaluation of the bid.

All intersted vendors are invited to submit a quotation for the above-mentioned items in respect of the above referenced Request for Quotation (RFQ).

Submited Quotation could be used as the basis for a contract between your firm/institution and HelpAge International.

A complete set of tender documents can be collected for free from HelpAge International office Located in Addis Ababa, Kirkos Sub-city, Axum Building 4th Floor (on the way from Urael to Atlas) Tel+251 (0) 111261535/37, PO Box 3384,

The completed set of tender documents shall be submitted in plain sealed and stamped envelope in person indicating ‘Tender No. and name’ in ‘Original properly bounded with identifying the sender and addressed to the above or through email

The envelope must clearly state “Not to be opened Before: Date: 14th August 2020, at 11:00 AM (5:00 O’clock in the morning, local time) Closing deadline: Date: Friday 14th August, Time: 10:00 AM (10:00 O’clock in the morning, local time) and will be opened on the same day at 11:00 AM (05:00 AM  Local Time).

Note: Quotations Transmitted in any other manner than those indicated above will not be considered.

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we cannot gather bidders on bid opening date. Bid result will be notified.

Our vision is a world in which all older people fulfil their potential to lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.