Invitation To Tender – Berkad Rehabilitation in Caloola Community – Southern Dilla, Awdal Region, Somaliland

Invitation To Tender – Berkad Rehabilitation in Caloola Community – Southern Dilla, Awdal Region, RFT 258363 – Somaliland- SOM1028/10/2020

About Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe was established in 1962. It is today one of the largest private organization working in development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. Non-profit-seeking,

non-partisan and non-denominational. Donations from the population at large fund our work  in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. In addition, Welthungerhilfe receives grants from the Federal German Government, the European Union, USAID/OFDA, the United Nations and many others worldwide recognized donors.

It has been implementing development projects in Somaliland since 2001. Multi-sectoral projects have been carried out in the Awdal, Marodijeh, Togdheer & Sanaag Regions for the past 19 years.

Description of the Tender

Caloola village locates in the southern part of Dilla village and it is under administration of Baki district. The community of Caloola village are agro-pastoralist and consist of around 150 households (source: UCT beneficiary list, 2020) and they receive their drinking water from a cistern/Berkad with its age of 30 years and it needs to be rehabilitated to work another 30 years and more. In response to this catastrophe, WHH is going to make rehabilitation of the Barkad (cistern) for Calool community to have safe and potable water in three months of the year (twice) according to the capacity of the barked. The Barked is intended to give water to the community particularly dry seasons. The capacity of the Barked exclusively will be 432 cubic meters which is corresponding to 432,000 litres. According to minimum standard of average volume of water used for drinking and domestic hygiene is 15 litres per person/day (source: Sphere handbook, 2018, page: 107). Therefore, the Berkad will provide water to the community about 3 months and it is merely envisioned for the people consumption.

Objective of the Bid: to invite potential and competent contractors for the Berkad Rehabilitation in Caloola Community.

The new interventions to be done will compose of the following activities:

  • Demolishing of the ex-slab of the main barked and silt trap
  • Demolishing and removing the plastering from the main Barked
  • Leveling the bottom of the Berkad
  • Laying 15 cm thick hard core
  • Laying 5 cm thick of lean concrete
  • Laying 20 cm thick of RCC
  • Construction of 40 cm thick stone walls
  • Construction of two RCC rectangular columns
  • Thick plastering all the inner walls of the Berkad and silt trapping basin and supporting columns.
  • Providing 0.5 m height and 0.7m wide structure overflow
  • Construction of channel walls trapping water from the catchment area
  • Construction of the channel walls leading water to the Berkad.
  • Covering the Barked with red wood trusses and iron gauge 28
  • Construction of drainage pavement concrete
  • Access point (1m * 0.8m * 0.3m) where community can take water from the Berkad with a locking door (1m * 0.7m).


General instructions

Bidders are expected to examine carefully and comply with all instructions, forms, contract provisions and specifications contained in this bid dossiers. Failure to submit a bid containing all the required information and documentation within the deadline specified will lead to the rejection of the bid. No account can be taken of a reservation in the bid as regards the bid document; any reservation may result in the immediate rejection of the bid without further evaluation. The Organization reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


Competent Contractors who have similar construction work experience, necessary technical and financial capabilities in association with the bid requirements. Furthermore, the contractors must have their renewed trade license certification and tax identification documents.

Registration in the E-tender Portal by clicking the below link.

RFT ID: 258363 (use for easy tracking of the Tender from the list)

Instruction for the Registration Process

Click new supplier registration once you visit the above link and make sure that you fill out all the required information inside there properly. If the language of the portal is German make it English (see top flag icons). To see more tenders please click Current Tender Opportunities.

Bid Dossiers and Evaluation Criteria

Bid documents are uploaded in our E-tender Portal as attachments (Please visit if you have already registered in the below link), while the evaluation criteria is explicitly stated in tender documents.

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Note: The contractors are needed to stamp and sign their respective documents including every page. Failure to comply this will lead an automatic disqualification.

           ‘’Welthungerhilfe encourages fairness and equal treatment for all’’.

Submission Procedure

All interested bidders are required to register in our E-tender portal and submit their corresponding bid documents in that online platform. If you have any inquiries regarding the tender, please write it in the question section inside the system . The deadline for this tender will be on 01.01.2021, at 04:30 pm.

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