Request for Proposals For Recruitment of a local law firm for the Provision of Legal Services.

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PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NUMBER: AFR/RFP- LEGAL SERVICES /JULY/2021.

Dear Prospective bidder:

Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) is a Rwandan not for profit company established in 2010 by the Governments of United Kingdom and Rwanda. AFR is currently funded by UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Sweden, MasterCard Foundation and Jersey Overseas Aid (JoA).

AFR is part of the broader Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Network of programmes in Africa that seek to improve livelihoods of low-income people and contribute to the desired economic transformation by supporting efforts to improve financial inclusion and financial sector development.

AFR’s intention is to remove systemic barriers that hinder access and usage of financial services by low-income people, particularly the rural poor, women, youth and MSMEs. AFR supports the development and provision of financial services including saving, credit, insurance, pension, payments, remittances and capital market development.

Proposals should be directly responsive to all items, terms, conditions, specifications, and other documents referred to in this RFP.

  • Requests for clarifications to the contract may be submitted until Tuesday 3rd August 2021.
  • Interested parties should submit their proposals no later than Friday 20th August 2021.

Responding bidders are advised that this solicitation does not in any way obligate AFR to make a contract award or compensate the responding firms for any costs associated with the preparation and submission of their proposals. Additionally, AFR may award a contract without conducting negotiations; all proposals should be submitted initially using your most favourable terms. AFR reserves the right to award any resultant contract to other than the offeror submitting the lowest price proposal based on technical excellence, schedule superiority or client request.

All communications regarding this RFP should be addressed via email: procurement02@afr.rw

Below is the planned procurement schedule (subject to changes):

Activity

Date

  1. a) Advert issued

Wednesday 28th July 2021

  1. b) Request for clarifications

Tuesday 3rd August 2021

  1. c) Proposal closing date

Friday 20th August 2021

  1. d) Evaluation process

Monday 23rd August 2021

  1. e) Notification to bidders

Friday 27th August 2021

  1. f) Contract Signature

Tuesday 31st August 2021

Cordially,

Jean Bosco Iyacu
Chief Executive Officer
Access to Finance Rwanda

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