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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

World Food Programme Request For Expression of Interest Cash Transfer / Distribution

Provision of Efficient, Reliable and Secure System of Cash Transfer / Distribution to (WFP) Beneficiaries in Different Parts of the Country

UN WFP Kenya hereby solicits expression of interest (EOI) from competent Financial Institutions for the requirement stated herein.

Description of general requirement

UN WFP Kenya is implementing a programme of cash transfer to 110,000 or more beneficiaries located in different parts of the country.

The amount to be transferred is over 100 million USD for the next 3 years.

UN WFP Kenya wishes to establish a shortlist of financial institutions (herein referred to as the Institution) with capacity to set up, maintain and manage a safe, effective and efficient mechanism of cash transfer/distribution to meet the above requirement.

The shortlisted institutions will be invited to participate in a Request for Proposal which will result in a contract.

UN WFP Kenya hereby invites qualified Financial Institutions, who are duly registered and authorized in accordance with the prevailing laws of Kenya, to collect vendor registration forms for consideration for shortlisting.

The following are the minimum requirements:
  1. Minimum 3 years trading period
  2. Certified copy of last 3 years audited accounts.
  3. Copy of VAT certificate
  4. Duly completed Vendor Registration Form
  5. Provide company profile
  6. Certified copy of Certificate of Incorporation
  7. Valid reference for similar services provided
  8. Credit rating certificate from a recognised rating institution
Interested institutions are requested to send an email to and request for the vendor registration forms not later than Thursday 05th April 2012 14:00 hrs.

The Email must contain full contact details.

Vendor registration forms will be sent by WFP to the interested institutions by email.

The institutions will complete the vendor registration forms, attach all the above seven requested minimum requirement documents/information and send by pouch or hand-delivered, so as to reach WFP, Kenya by Monday, 16th April 2012, 14:00 hrs to the following address:

The Procurement Officer,
UN World Food Programme,
UN Gigiri Complex, Block A, Room A209,
P O Box 44482 – 00100,
Nairobi Kenya

The expression of interest may be followed by an interview, inspection of offices, facilities and other amenities.

Queries strictly relating to this invitation should be directed to

Please note that this is not a Request for Proposal.

Rates/prices are not required at this stage, and this invitation does not bind the World Food Programme to issue any tenders or contracts to the companies expressing their interest.

WFP does not charge any fee for registration forms.

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