Call for Proposals for Purchase of Picture Book and Deliver to D/BOETS

Call for proposals




VVOB – education for development is an organisation based in Belgium with more than 35 years of experience in sustainably improving the quality of education systems. VVOB has received support for this from multiple leading funding partners, adding up to a total annual budget of over 13 million euros spread over 10 country programs. VVOB reinforces the capacity of ministries of Education and their institutions to implement their education policies as effectively as possible. This guarantees the sustainability of results. The geographical, thematic and operational choices VVOB makes in each programme are informed by relevant research and the policy priorities of VVOB’s partner countries and formulated in partnership with their governments.

Currently, VVOB Vietnam is implementing programmes in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) sector and in the Primary Education (PE) sector:

  • ECE programme: “Mitigating Preschool Children’s Barriers to Learning in Disadvantaged and Ethnically Diverse Districts”- BAMI in Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum provinces (2018-2021)
  • New ECE project in pipeline “Preschool Teachers Apply Language-rich Teaching Skills and Knowledge”- TALK in Dien Bien, Quang Tri and Gia Lai (2022-2026)
  • PE project: “iPLAY Vietnam – Integrating Play-based Learning Activities among Young learners in Vietnam” in Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Thai Nguyen, Thanh Hoa, Quang Tri, Da Nang, Quang Ngai and Ho Chi Minh City (12/2019 – 11/2023)
  • New PE project in the pipeline “Foster learning-through-play pedagogies in the early grades of primary education” in Thai Nguyen, Quang Tri, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City (10/2021 – 03/2023)



The purpose of the present call is to collect Proposals from qualified tenders to acquire 304 sets of picture books and deliver these books to recipient DOETs and BOETs in 03 provinces in Vietnam and the VVOB office in Da Nang. Details of tasks are as follow:

  • To provide 304 sets of picture books
  • To deliver these sets of picture books to DOETs and BOETs listed in the annex


  • All sets of picture books will be delivered to the listed DOETs and BOETs no later than 5th November 2021 with written confirmation from the recipient’s representative.
  • Books need to be sealed in the first page as “This book is donated by VVOB – Education for Development”
  • All items are new


VVOB is inviting bidders to come up with a proposal containing at least:

  • Company portfolio.
  • A breakdown quotation (purchase and delivery fee included) follows the list of items and list of recipients in the annex attached.
  • List of items with products specifications and sample photos.
  • Propose timeline for delivery to school’s sites.
  • At least 3 reference contacts of the work have done.

Quotations need to include sufficient information: names, addresses and phone numbers of suppliers. Quotations need to specify item details including names, technical specifications, duration of quotation validity, method of payment, warranty policies and discount (if any). The quotation must be signed by the authorised representative and sealed with the company’s stamp. Any deletions, overwriting and additional or amending references, either in the quotation or in its appendices, that are likely to affect the contract’s basic conditions, such as prices, time limits and technical conditions, must also be signed by the applicant’s authorised representative.

Due to covid situation, please only send a scanned copy of the valid application to us via emails at [email protected] and [email protected]. In addition to the scanned copy, please also send us the quotation in excel format for our ease of comparison.

The closing date for proposals is October 5 at 9:00 AM

Please read the full Call for Proposals in the attachment.

Annex: Delivery Services


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Tue, 2021-10-05