Call for Concept Notes for Migration & Human Trafficking related Projects in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

AWO International is watching out for new partners with a core expertise in Labour Migration and Human Trafficking. Concept Notes may be submitted to Regional Office till 30th June 2014.

AWO International is a German INGO working in the field of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (HA). For strengthening the regional focus on Migration and Human Trafficking AWO International plans to implement new projects with a social structure approach in Nepal, India and Bangladesh. We invite Organizations who fulfill the following criteria to submit a concept note for a pilot project from mid of 2015 till end of 2016.

Applying organizations should fulfill the following criteria:

* Having a core expertise in labour migration and/ or human trafficking
* Proven experience of minimum 3-5 years in implementation of results based projects in context of labour migration or human trafficking
* Applying good governance and proper policies within the organization
* Registration as per the regulation of the country (FCRA in India, SWC in Nepal and NGO Affairs Bureau in Bangladesh)

Contents of the Concept Note in English Language (max. 5 pages in total):

* Short organizational overview incl. diagram, staff structure
* Short description of ongoing projects and funding sources
* Rational and short description of the planned project (in context of Migration and / or Human Trafficking) incl. target groups, geographical working areas planned approaches and activity areas
* Intended results (please focus on use of output and outcome level, no activities)

Concept Notes will be assessed if they are submitted together with the following documents:
* Annual reports of the last 2 years
* Audit reports of the last 2 years
* Organizational profile & strategic plan (if available)
* Financial policy of the organization
* Specific report of an ongoing or completed project in context Migration or Human Trafficking
* Registration certificate (FCRA in case of India, Affiliation certificate from SWC / NGO Affairs Bureau in case of Nepal / Bangladesh)

Country specific information:

* Nepal: Organizations working in prone areas of labour migration and who are working in cross border migration are especially invited
* Bangladesh: Organizations having their base in the implementation region (outside of Dhaka) will be preferred
* India: Organization should be based / work in (one of) the following states or cities: Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odhissa, West Bengal, Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai

All concept notes should focus on (internal, cross border or international) Labour Migration and/ or Human Trafficking and apply a social structure approach (please get an overview about supported working approaches in the project section of our website). The targeted issues should focus on the core expertise of the applying organization (for example re-integration of returnee migrants, support for victims, development friendly utilization of remittance, etc.).
Concept notes will be assessed in July; potential partners may be invited to submit a proposal as per the guideline of AWO International at a later stage.

If you are interested and fulfill the above mentioned criteria please send a concept note and all needed documents by Email to the following Program Coordinator in charge:

For Nepal:
Mrs. Rejina Joshi, rejina.joshi(at)awointernational.de

For India and Bangladesh:
Mr. Arjun Gurung, arjun.gurung(at)awointernational.de