Type: Tender ( IFB ) Closing On: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 12:00

Ref No : SHOFCO/AP-1//2016 Category : Engineering & Construction , Specialized Construction



Shining Hope for Communities

P.O. Box 8303 – 00200, NAIROBI (K)


CONTACT(S): +254707080734 WEB: www.shofco.org


Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Its major initiatives revolve around education, health, community empowerment, and water and sanitation in Kibera and Mathare slums. Currently SHOFCO has a borehole, water treatment system and an elevated storage tank at our site, with several satellite water kiosks, where we plan to distribute clean water to the community.

To complete the distribution system from the main site to the kiosks, SHOFCO wishes to invite sealed tenders from eligible contractors for the construction of a water distribution system to 6 existing water kiosks and the construction of 2 additional kiosks. The work will take place in the Kibera slums, Nairobi County. CONTRACT NO: SHOFCO/AP-1//2016.


Interested bidder shall;


Be registered to carry-out such works (NCA- Civil and water works)

Experience of handling in projects of similar nature

Experience of handling in projects in similar setting (informal settlements)

Local knowledge will be an added advantage

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained by interested candidates from SHOFCO Offices (Gatwekera, Kibera) upon payment of non-refundable fee of Kshs.3,000/= CASH STRICTLY TO OUR FINANCE OFFICE. A MANDATORY PRE-TENDER SITE VISIT SHALL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, September 9th, 2016

Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes clearly bearing only the tender number and the title of the tender and should be returned to the TENDER BOX located at SHOFCO offices in Gatwekera, Kibera on/ or before 12.00 noon FRIDAY, 23rdSeptember, 2016.

Tenders must be accompanied by a bid security of 1.5% of the tender amount. The tenders will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the bidders representatives who wish to attend at SHOFCO Board Room.

SHOFCO – Shining for Hope for Communities reserves the right to accept or reject any bids and to cancel the procurement process and reject all bids in part or wholly and is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender or assign reason(s) for its decisions at any time prior to the award of the contract, without obligation to inform the affected bidder(s) of the ground concern. The decision of the tender committee will be final.

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