Foodstuff and Drinks / Products and Services

HelpAge International Ethiopia Program Office Would Like To Invite Qualified and Interested Bidders for Supply of Food Items



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 program 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 the supply of food items.

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

Total Quantity and detail description



Item description








Corn Soya Blend (CSB+)


CSB+ Enriched with essential minerals  and vitamins as per

DRMFS Scorn soya bean blend and fortifications standard 



26kg (Bags)


Fortified CSB+


Pulse (Red Haricot Bean)

Red Haricot Bean which ripens quickly  and high quality



6kg (Bags)




Edible Oil (Sunflower)

Enriched with Vitamins




Sunflower oil

Note: The following points should be considered:

  1. The quality of TSF should be ensured as per the requirements.
  2.  Packing: – Corn Soya Blend by 26 kg, Haricot Bean by 6 kg and oil by 1 liter.
  3. Visibility logos and ingredients should be labeled/attached to each CSB+ and Pulse packing materials.
  4. Bidders should include the cost of packing materials as per the requirement with offering price.
  5. Items will be delivered in two rounds.

Note for bid submission:

  1. Bidders shall submit their financial and technical proposals based on the above information.
  2. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we cannot gather bidders on the bid opening date. The bid result will be notified.

Criteria for Evaluation:

  • Renewed Business License on the respective area
  • TIN Certification,
  • VAT registration certificate
  • Proof of track record in the supply of similar items. Quality of supplies.

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

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

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

The envelope must also clearly state “Not to be opened Before: Date: 4th September 2020, at 02:30 PM (8:30 O’clock in the afternoon, local time)

Closing deadline: Date: Friday 04th September, Time: 02:00 PM (08:00 O’clock in the afternoon, local time) and will be opened on the same day at 02:30 pm (08:30 A.M Local Time).

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

Due to COVID 19 pandemic, we can not gather bidders on the bid opening date. The bid result will be notified.

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