USADF-LSETF Request for Proposals


REQUEST FOR GRANT APPLICATION PROPOSALS FROM TRAINING ORGANISATIONS FOR THE TRAINING AND JOB PLACEMENT OF SELECTED RESIDENTS OF LAGOS STATE FOR THE USADF-LSETF EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAM

LSETF is collaborating with USADF on an Employability Programme to help 750 eligible young people (“Trainees”) by equipping them with relevant skills that cut across sectors with a particular emphasis on the healthcare industry (an aggregation and integration of activities that support the training of paramedics/first responders, janitorial and/or sanitation services, etc.) especially within the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic. A special consideration may be given to manufacturers of medical personal protective equipment (PPE). LSETF and USADF intend for at least 50% of the trainees under this RFP to be young women. Additionally, LSETF and USADF expect to place a minimum of fifty per cent (50%) of the trainees in jobs within these sectors. For the purposes of this collaboration, no grant proposal subject to the requirements of this Terms of Reference document shall exceed the equivalent of ₦36 million.

USADF is an independent U.S. Government public corporation established by the United States Congress to support African-owned enterprises for the purpose of improving lives in poor and vulnerable communities in Africa. USADF supports and invests in African enterprises and entrepreneurs to foster community-based development in Africa in the areas of agriculture, off-grid energy, and entrepreneurship with a particular focus on women and youth through grants not exceeding $250,000 per proposal submitted.
USADF responds to the need to promote small enterprise development in underserved communities, drive community benefits through social enterprises, and establish sustainable development models, especially as they relate to youth and women-owned and managed enterprises in Africa. In furtherance of its mandate,

Among other things, LSETF develops programmes designed to train and place unemployed residents of Lagos in jobs, while also focusing on programmes designed to drive innovation within the Lagos entrepreneurship and employment ecosystem.
Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) is the Implementing Partner for this project

Submission Deadline: May 22nd, 2020.

Click the link: https://lsetf.ng/tenders for details.

Employment Terms

Healthcare Training Organizations