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RFQ: Preferred Vendor for Office Supplies

Re-Issued on:  August 3, 2016

Title:   Preferred Vendor Services for Office Supplies to be ordered on an as needed basis

Quotation Deadline: Due Date August 22, 2017

Estimated Period of Performance:  September 01, 2017 to August 31, 2018

Issued on:                   August 3, 2017



Alive & Thrive is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development. Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is critical to enable all children to lead healthier and more productive lives. Alive & Thrive is scaling up improved infant and young child feeding and maternal nutrition through large-scale programs in several countries in Asia and Africa and through strategic technical support and the dissemination of innovations, tools, and lessons worldwide. Alive & Thrive is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland. The initiative is managed by FHI 360.

 Scope of Work

On an as needed basis, Contractor will provide specific office supplies as ordered by the Alive & Thrive Bangladesh office.


Quotation Instructions and Deadline:

Responses to this RFQ should be submitted by email or in person to the FHI 360 Bangladesh office, House 42/A, (1st Floor), Road 42, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212 to the attention of Shak Mohammed Abdullah at and copy to Dr. Dr. Zeba Mahmud at no later than August 22, 2017 at 5 p.m. (Dhaka time). Offers received after this date and time may not be accepted for consideration. FHI 360 will acknowledge receipt of your Quotation by email. Proposals submitted in person at the office location must be handed to either of the identified people listed above and the person delivering the proposal must provide their name and affiliation with the bidding business.

Any questions or requests for clarification need to be submitted in writing to the same email addresses by August 12, 2017 at 5p.m. (Dhaka time). Answers will be shared with all firms. No telephone inquiries will be answered.

The resources are limited for this project and credit will be given for reflecting efficient and cost saving measures.


Anticipated Contractual Mechanism

Alive & Thrive intends to order office supplies on an as needed basis for a period of one year from the selected Contractor(s) in response to this RFQ.  It is anticipated that orders for supplies will be paid for upon receipt and approval of the supplies and the accompanying invoice issued by the Contractor(s).  Alive & Thrive does not anticipate issuing any formal contract to the selected Contractor(s) and may select more than one preferred vendor for office supplies.


For the full Reissued and Modified Request for Quotations, please click the link.


Alive & Thrive
Generation 2


Spring 2018


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