Saturday, August 18, 2012

Grant Opportunity: Kenya Arid Lands

Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction-WASH Program

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The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 07/20/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.
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Document Type:Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:RFA-623-12-000005
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Posted Date:Jul 20, 2012
Creation Date:Jul 20, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:Aug 31, 2012   
Current Closing Date for Applications:Aug 31, 2012   
Archive Date:Sep 30, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement 
Category of Funding Activity:Agriculture
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Natural Resources 
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:3
Estimated Total Program Funding:$8,000,000
Award Ceiling:$8,000,000
Award Floor:$4,000,000
CFDA Number(s):98.001  --  USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:No

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Agency Name

Kenya USAID-Nairobi


The core objective of the program is to assist the Kenyan government and communities through cooperative agreements to a consortium, or consortiums of, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are not for profit and/or Public International Organizations (PIOs) to increase resilience to drought and flash floods while simultaneously increasing access to improved water supply and sanitation services, and improving hygiene behaviors, for poor and vulnerable populations in the arid counties of Turkana, Marsabit (including Moyale District), Garissa, Isiolo, and Wajir in Kenya. Through its investments, USAID proposes the following objectives: 1. Increase water storage capacity in arid lands, through improving natural and artificial storage. 2. Improve WASH conditions at health facilities and nutrition centers frequently utilized during emergency response. 3. Improve access to safe drinking water sources, improve access to and usage of point of use water treatment products, promote good hygiene behaviors and use of sanitation facilities as a means of reducing diarrheal disease in areas with recurrent emergency levels of malnutrition and around areas of improved water storage. 

Link to Additional Information

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Charity Igweta
Procurement Administrative Assistant
Phone +254208622408 Charity Igweta

Synopsis Modification History

There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.

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