Gender Responsive Investment Projects for Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Kigoma Region

Summary

About the Programme:

Youth and Women Economic Empowerment (YWEE) is one of the thematic areas under the UN Kigoma Joint Programme (KJP) in Kigoma region. KJP is an area-based joint planning and implementation effort under the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (2016 – 2021) for Tanzania (UNDAP II). This thematic area is implemented by six UN agencies including UNCDF, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). Other agencies are International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), and International Trade Centre (ITC). This Call for Proposal aims to identify and support gender sensitive local investment projects including local government led infrastructure projects as well as women-led enterprises and gender-sensitive businesses which are large enough to have a transformative impact on the economic livelihoods of the communities and create jobs and expand economic opportunities for women and men.

 

Selection Process:

All applications received within the set deadline will be reviewed against the eligibility criteria mentioned above. The result of this initial screening will be the shortlist of projects which meet the minimum criteria above. The shortlisted investment projects will be visited by a team comprising of representatives from UNCDF and other partner UN agencies. Based on the information collected from the field visit and that contained in the application, the final list of projects will be prepared. These projects will comprise the pipeline of projects to receive technical support from UNCDF and partner UN agencies for possible financing from domestic financial institutions.

 

Documentation:

For applicants who will be shortlisted must be prepared to submit relevant documentation related to their projects/businesses within 2 weeks after notification by UNCDF.

 

Language of proposal:

Proposals must be submitted in English

 

Deadline for submission:

The deadline for submission is Monday 24th September 2018.

 

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