Organization: Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion
Handicap International1- Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. The organization works alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. HI promotes an inclusive approach by focusing on access to services “for all” whenever possible rather than developing specific actions for vulnerable groups including people with disabilities and the aim is to improving the capacity of vulnerable population including people with disabilities to meet their basic needs and to exercise their fundamental rights. Currently operational in 56 countries, HI implements 300-400 projects annually, employing between 3,000-3,500 staff per year.
HI started its operation in Bangladesh in 1997. HI Bangladesh currently runs programs with activities focused on rehabilitation, disaster risk reduction, promoting disability rights, economic development and/or livelihood and poverty reduction. HI Bangladesh first piloted disability inclusive graduation project ‘’socio-economic empowerment of people with disabilities” funded by DFID/SHIREE from 2011 to 2014, and introduced the disability-inclusive graduation programming under DFID’s Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF) from 2015 to 2018. HI Bangladesh started its next phase of the disability-inclusive graduation model implementation from April 2018 to March 2022 under the project “Poverty Alleviation through Resilience and Disability Inclusive Graduation Model (PARADIGM).” It is anticipated that these RCT study findings will be create robust evidence on effectiveness of its disability inclusive graduation models that will be helpful both for mainstream organizations as well as the government of Bangladesh to mainstream disability in their ongoing poverty alleviation projects or services.
How to apply:
Poverty Alleviation through Resilience and Disability Inclusive Graduation Model (PARADIGM)
48 months (April 2018 – March 2022) including inception period
Randomized Control Trial (RCT) focusing on both qualitative & quantitative research
To assess the project effectiveness of the disability inclusive poverty graduation model.
The details methodology will be proposed by the external consultant/organization/research firm/university and agreed by HI, as well reviewed by the technical peer group.
Study Start and end dates:
ASAP; End date: 30th March, 2021
Please follow bellow link to apply to download tenders instruction:
Deadline for receipt of applications for commission 1**: October 4th 2018 at 12pm (GMT)**