About Plan India
Plan India is a nationally registered independent child development organisation striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating lasting impact in the lives of the vulnerable and excluded children and their communities. Since 1979, Plan India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of children by providing them access to protection, basic education, proper healthcare, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and participation in decisions which affect their lives.Plan India is a member of Plan International Federation, working for child development in 71 countries through a child centred community development approach.
Plan India’s Country Strategic Plan IV (2016-2020) goal is to be “the leading child development organization in India, known for the lasting impact created in the lives of the vulnerable and excluded children and their communities.” Aiming to impact the lives of two million children directly and five million children through advocacy and policy influence. Plan India programs cover 10 states with six strategic objectives: child survival, growth and optimal development; water, sanitation and hygiene; education; economic development; disaster risk reduction and protection.
Plan recognizes importance of parent and family support including provisions for child care as critical for achieving positive child level outcomes.Plan India’s existing parenting initiatives aims at changing/improving childcare practices for young girls & boys. Plan India in CSP IV aim at going beyond delivering knowledge and making parents/caregivers effective agents of change at family and community level.
Plan India’s ECCD strategy document in CSP IV define goal & objectives as summarised below:
Goal: All girls & boys below 6 years in Plan’s operational areas have access to developmentally appropriate responsive care and learning opportunities at home and childcare centres that serve to actualize their development potential.
Objective 1: All girls & boys below 6 years in Plan operational areas have access to developmentally appropriate responsive care at home and child care centres.
Objective 2: All girls & boys below 3-6 years in Plan operational areas have access to developmentally appropriate learning opportunities at home and child care centre.
ECCD programs will aim at improving access to developmentally appropriate responsive care and learning opportunities at home and childcare centres that serve to actualize their development potential. One of the key strategy of the program will be to strengthen the parents capacities to promote continuum of care & learning opportunities in home settings.
HOW TO APPLY
- Develop short (max. 5 page) research proposal including proposed methodologies, timeframe and budget including breakdown of daily rate
- Submit Curriculum Vitae of Consultant /agency with contact details and three referees
- Submit one sample of previous report relevant to the applied consultancy job
Please mention the consultancy name “Request for proposals- Development of Parents Development Program” in the subject line.
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Interested vendors/ agencies are expected to share a detailed proposal along with commercials considering above specific requirements latest by 12 March 2018 (close of business) in sealed envelope and write the subject on envelope “Request for proposals- - Development of Parents Development Program” to be delivered at
E-12, Kailash Colony,
New Delhi – 110048.
And through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with same subject line.
Please ensure that your proposal is sent ONLY on ABOVE MENTIONED e-mail ID, before the closing date & time. Proposal sent/copied to any other email ID (other than above) OR received after the closing date & time (mentioned above) will not be entertained.
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Job Email id: procurement(at)planindia.org
Download Attachment: TOR -Parents Development Program.docx