EOI from reputed NGOs/ Implementation Agencies for implementation of WASH program in Government schools in multiple cities

About EY Foundation:  

EY FOUNDATION, the CSR arm of Ernst & Young- India was established in December 2005 in India, is a not-for-profit organization engaged in community-oriented initiatives across 12 states. The Foundation has Education, Environment and Entrepreneurship (women empowerment) as focus areas.

Purpose Of The EOI:

The EOI solicits response from reputed NGOs and agencies who had done/ been doing significant work in “Water, Sanitation and Hygiene” sector. The applications are requested from organizations with operational capability in locations/ cities mentioned in the first table.

Scope Of Work:

Objective: Improving infrastructure and behaviour related to water, sanitation and hygiene to significantly improve child health and learning outcomes.

Approach & Strategy:

  • Ensure ecological restoration & environmental sustainability through promotion of Rain Water Harvesting in Schools
  • Provide schools with improved water and sanitation facilities.
  • Ensure adequate and functional toilets for boys and girls including hygiene awareness,
  • Training students for the right usage of these facilities along with improvising their personal hygiene practices.
  • Establish a mechanism for the school authorities to take care of the renovated facilities to facilitate a seamless exit from the school.

Scale of Work:

EY Foundation plans to take up 20-25 schools in each city each year with a plan to cover around 100 schools over the next 4-5 years.

Duration of the Project:

4-5 years

Target Schools:

  • Schools with a strength of over 300 Students
  • Schools with a potential to harvest minimum 300,000 litres of Rain Water/Year

Non-negotiables in finalising partners:

  • Partners Presence in the project implementation city for at least 3 Yrs
  • Proven expertise of implementing School WASH programme in the proposed city/cities
  • Experience in Rain Water Harvesting is a must.
  • Must have in-house capacity or have contacts for preparation of technical estimates & carry out physical infrastructure related work
  • Annual Grant Size in the range of Rs. 3-10 crores would be preferred.
  • Has competent professional team to carry out softer components in schools

Outline / Format of the application:

The application should be brief, not exceeding 4-5 pages and should be in below outline/ format.

A. About the <Organization/ NGO/ Implementing Agency>

  • Brief History
  • Thematic Focus & Outreach
  • Activities undertaken
  • Registration Detail
  • HR strength and professional capacity
  • Last 3 years revenue/grant size & major donors.

B. 5 big projects been implemented by the agency in last 3 Yrs including name of donors, size of grant & outcomes achieved (not necessarily in WASH)

C. Experience with Urban Slums & Schools ‘WASH’ programme. The Scale, intervention strategies, project components, costing etc. – Any experience with Rain Water Harvesting.

D. Conclusion

Submission Details & Deadlines:

Please submit the complete application in the prescribed format latest by 21.02.2020 to raja.chakraborti@in.ey.com    

Please send in your submissions with Subject Line “Submission of EOI for School WASH program by <Name of Organization in City/Cities> – EYF” in the given format:

All enquiries to be done through e-mail only.

Job Email id:- raja.chakraborti(at)in.ey.com


Date of EOI:- 30.01.2020

Last date for submission:- 21.02.2020

Locations:- Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata.

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