Kenya has for a number of years now been a beneficiary of funding from the Global fund against Malaria, TB and HIVand AIDS. The country has once again been awarded the Global Fund Round 10 grant to cover Malaria and HIV and AIDSinterventions for the next five (5) years. The Global Fund Round 10 HIV and AIDS Project priority areas of focus are based onthe Kenya National AIDS Strategic Plan (KNASP III) 2009/10 – 2012/2013, which seeks to deliver a HIV free society in Kenyaby reducing new HIV infections, improving the quality of life of those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, and mitigatingthe socio economic impact of the scourge
To facilitate the management, coordination and implementation of this grant, the Kenya Country Coordinating Mechanism(KCM) appointed the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) as the Principal Recipient (PR) for the Non-state actors. It is in view ofthis that the KRCS as the PR in consultation with the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) and KCM is putting out this callfor Expression of Interest to the Non-state actors including Civil Society Organisations, Private Sector Organisations (PSOs),Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) and Community Based Organisations (CBOs) that will enable the rolling out and successof this Project.
This call for Expression of Interest focuses on HIV and AIDS in the following priority areas (as per the GF Round 10 Proposalobjectives):
- Expand care and treatment services to reach universal access by 2013 and maintain the cohort through to 2016.
- By 2016, increase the coverage of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), HIV testing and Counseling(HTC),Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) interventions by at least 25% of each.
- Strengthen management and administration of GF grants.
The KRCS invites organisations with experience in implementing HIV and AIDS programmes in the above priority areas tosubmit Expression of Interest for consideration of inclusion in the implementation of the Global Fund Round 10 HIV andAIDs Project.
Two categories of implementers will be considered namely:
- Category 1: County level implementers; must have an established office in the county of interest and a verifiablepresence in five (5) other counties nationwide.
- Category 2: Grassroots (Constituency level) Implementers (CBOs); must have an established office and verifiablepresence in the Constituency of application and must be linked to a health facility.
Eligible organisations should meet the following requirements:
- Experience in implementing activities in the selected disease area
- Strong linkages to communities in which the organisation proposes to implement activities
- Strong organisational governance and management skills• Sound financial management capacity and internal controls
- Technical capacity to plan, organise, implement and report on projects
- Adequate number of skilled staff
- Adequate core physical infrastructure.
Application forms and guidelines are available on the KCM website www.globalfundkccm.or.ke, NACC website: www.nacc.or.ke, KRCS websitewww.kenyaredcross.org or documents can be collected from the KRCS Headquarters at South C(Bellevue) Red Cross Road, Off Popo Road. P.O. Box 40712, 00100 – GPO, Nairobi, Kenya on Monday, 14th March 2011between 9:00am and 5:00pm for County Level Applicants and at any of the following KRCS Regional offices countrywide- Coast Regional Office in Mombasa, Lower Eastern Regional office in Machakos, Central Regional Office in Nyeri, South RiftRegional Office in Nakuru, North Rift Regional Office in Eldoret and West Kenya Regional Office in Kisumu for Grassroots(Constituency) Level Applicants.
Applications should not be submitted to any other address except to the addresses provided above.
Kenya REd Cross Society
Download expression of interest- Global Fund