HelpAge International Ethiopia Program Office would like to invite qualified and interested bidders for provision of water trucking service.



  • Category : Transport Service
  • Posted Date : 03/05/2022
  • Phone Number : 0111261535
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 03/11/2022


Request for Quotation: Ref #: HAI-ETH/006/22

Open Tender for Emergency Water Trucking Service In Four Woredas of Borena Zone.

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.

HelpAge International Ethiopia Program Office would like to invite qualified and interested bidders for provision of water trucking service.

Description of Service


Service description




No of Woredas


Total days

Total in M³/for four Woredas  


Water Provision Truck needed


Water Trucking service for communities in four woredas of Borena Zone  

60 M³/day/Woreda


4 (Dire, Dubuluk, Miyo and Guchi)  





22 sites

4 trucks (one for each woreda)


Water Trucking service for schools in four woredas of Borena Zone  

40M³/week/ woreda

4 (Dire, Dubuluk, Miyo, & Guchi) Eight weeks  



16 schools

One Roving Truck for four woredas

Note: The following points should be considered:

  1. The water trucking service is used for full service for 50 days.
  2. The water provision cost shall include transportation, water fetching, fuel cost and other unforeseen costs.
  3. The water should be clean water/protected water that used for Drinking Purpose.
  4. Four trucks are needed for four woredas, and each truck will stay at one woreda until completion.
  5. One roving truck is needed for school communities.
  6. As an emergency, the service must begin immediately.
  7. If the water source/scheme is not available from specified schemes (nearest). the contractor should have the mandate to supply and transport clean water/protected water from the nearest area/to the sites, hence the office did not pay any additional payment to the supplier.

Bid Collection and Submission:

  1. Bidders shall collect the full bid document for free from head office located in Addis Ababa, Axum building 4th floor (on the road from Urael church to Atlas), or Borena Zone, Mega field office, Tel+251 (0464-48-07-28) or electronically.
  2. Bid document shall be collected either in person or requesting by email through
  3. Bid submission deadline: Friday March 11,2022 @ 12:00pm (6:00 o’clock local time).
  4. All bid proposals shall be submitted in properly sealed envelope and stamped in person indicating “Tender No and name in “original” & “copy” properly bounded with identifying the sender and address to HelpAge International head office in Addis Ababa or Borena Zone Mega field office or electronically by email through  only.
  5. Bids will be opened on the same day at 08:30 local time, both in the head office and Mega field office.


  • Renewed Business License on respective area
  • TIN Certification,
  • VAT registration certificate
  • Testimony for effective provision of water service
  • Proof of track record in supply of similar services.
  • Number of water trucks with capacity

All Quotations must be clearly presented in English.

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

All intersted vendors are invited to collect bid documents and submit a proposal in respect of the above referenced Request for Quotation (RFQ) and bid documents.

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

The envelope must also clearly state “Not to be Opened Before: Date: 11th March 2022, at 2:30 pm (8:30 O’clock in the afternoon, local time).

For Further Information and contact:

Address: Addis Ababa, Axum Building 4th Floor, Addis Ababa (on the way from Urael to Atlas) Tel: 011 12 61 535/37 or Borena Zone, Mega field office, Tel+251 (0464-48-07-28)

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

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.