Practical Action Last Mile Connection in Nyalenda B Invitation to Tender

Practical Action

Invitation to Tender: Last Mile Connection in Nyalenda B


Practical Action is a change making organization that works in unconventional ways. We bring people together in bold collaboration using knowledge and innovation to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.

As of February 2021, a total of 18.416km of water pipeline had been laid reaching a total population of 3,966 households (19,830 people) across the three targeted settlements.

Practical Action is committed to increasing access to safe and clean water by targeting the most vulnerable households through procurement of pipelines and fittings as well as embarking on last mile water connection from the secondary service lines for the underserved areas in Nyalenda B.

This intervention is aimed at achieving improved health as a result of increasing household connections to increase coverage of clean, safe and reliable water in Nyalenda B low income community.

Under this assignment, Practical Action in partnership with Mpesa Foundation intends to reach out to 138 new yard tap connections that will ensure reliable safe water supply water to close to 6,000 people through the last mile water pipeline connection.

The Contractor will work closely with Practical Action and KIWASCO’s Planning, Design & Construction Engineer to ensure quality and timely deliverables as per this Terms of Reference.
Invitation to Tender: Last Mile Connection in Nyalenda B

Practical Action hereby invites sealed bids from Strictly Qualified Contractors to bid for last mile connection to reach out to 138 new yard tap connections as per Bill of Quantities (BoQs) and Terms of References (ToR) which can be downloaded from Practical Action website links below: –



Tenders Documents should be completed in accordance with the guidelines as indicated in the Terms of Reference thereafter send on or before 27th May 2021 to email:

Any bid received past indicated time and contrary to the Guidelines will be disqualified from the process.

Tender documents will be opened after the closing date in the presence of the Tender Committee.

Practical Action reserves the right to:

  • Amend the scope and value of contract.
  • Reject any Tender.
  • Cancel the selection process.
  • Vary Tender opening dates.
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