ACTB and Alterfin are pleased to announce an open call for proposals for companies and organizations interested in implementing the "In-kind Lending Product Development to Enhance Financial Access for Smallholder Farmers in Sierra Leone."
The general objective is to test a tailor-made and innovative agricultural product for smallholder farmers and expand the ACTB loan products to rural areas. Within the project, ACTB is also looking for support in terms of business model development to accelerate the scale-up of its lending activities.
ACTB and Alterfin seek specialised consulting and advisory service providers with experience in implementing similar projects in Africa.
The indicative start date is October 2023, and the implementation period is estimated to be between 13 to 24 months.
If you are interested in participating in this call for proposals, kindly express your intention by sending an email to Dmytro Nikolaiev at email@example.com and Jack Ovens at firstname.lastname@example.org till October 7.
Upon receipt of your interest in the call, we will share comprehensive details encompassing the project's background, full description, objectives, and deliverables. These aspects should be considered when formulating and submitting your final proposal. An application form will be provided alongside the ToR to facilitate submission.
Please acknowledge receipt of the provided documents within 3 working days via email. Additionally, confirm your intent to participate in the call for proposals.
For any inquiries or clarifications concerning the call or the associated procedures, please direct your correspondence to the email address specified in this call announcement.
Alterfin supports this initiative through Donor funding under the Smallholder Safety Net Up-Scaling Programme (SSNUP). The implementation of this project is carried out in collaboration with ACTB, which also acts as the co-financing entity for the mentioned project.