The International Trade Centre (ITC) in collaboration with the Government of The Gambia under the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is looking for Entrepreneurship Support Organisations to organise the Tech4Good event that could produce the most innovative solution to solve the Monitoring and Evaluation challenge faced by development projects.
Objectives and expected results
With support from The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), the event will focus on how to further contribute to the Gambian Startup Ecosystem by giving an opportunity to solution developers who can design and develop an innovative and sustainable solution to the Monitoring and Evaluation challenge which is faced by several development focused projects in the Gambia.
Solution developers must leverage the global digital transformation which has been embraced by development communities in Africa to better streamline Monitoring and Evaluation processes that are crucial for assessing the link between implementers and beneficiaries on ground as well decision-makers
Timing and Location of Tech4Good
The event should take place on 26/08/2021 and preferably be a physical event providing modern solutions to prevailing Monitoring and Evaluation challenges.
Vendors should note that the venue will be procured separately by the YEP Tech Project. However, a competitive proposal (narrative and financial) submitted must include a fallback solution/plan in case the event has to be moved to either an online or hybrid format.
A legal Entrepreneurship Support Organisation in operation for minimum 2 years
The organization must have experience organizing entrepreneur focused events
Must be able to communicate fluently in different local languages (Wolof, fula and Mandinka)
Must prepare monitoring and evaluation reports and adhere to a competitive budget as agreed
Have a passion to work and support women and youths in technology
Monitoring and Evaluation knowledge is an added advantage
Interested parties should send the following documentation:
Cover letter expressing interest outlining areas of expertise
Information about the organization and teams
Proposal for the Tech4Good event plan including focus areas/topics for solutions to be considered, project submission methodology and judging criteria for successful projects
Samples or pictures/videos of entrepreneur focused events successfully organised
Proposals (technical and financial) should be received by 31 July 2021, midnight GMT. Proposals and supporting documents should be sent via email to email@example.com or deliver hand copies to the YEP office in Bakau. For information on submission, contact Mr. Baboucarr Sallah +220 3569466.