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Expression of interest for development of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework

This post was published on: March 21, 2024

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Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a non-political, non-religious, not-for-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established by blind and partially sighted (BPS) youth in Nepal. It was founded in 2011, registered with the District Administration Office in Kathmandu in 2012, and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council of Nepal. It is the only organization established by BPS youth in Nepal. Currently, BYAN has more than 500 members, organized into 10 district chapters located in Jhapa, Morang, Bara, Kathmandu, Chitwan, Kaski, Rupandehi, Banke, Surkhet, and Kailali districts. Memberships and chapter expansion are ongoing. As a rights-based organization, BYAN intends to play a proactive role in formulating, amending, and implementing legal provisions related to youths with disabilities. It also focuses on organizing and capacity-building of youths with disabilities across the country. BYAN has strong networking and cooperation with different government and non-government stakeholders working in various domains of disability. Additionally, BYAN is a member of the National Federation of the Disabled-Nepal (NFDN), which serves as the umbrella organization for organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) in the country.


Expression of interest for development of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework


Blind Youth Association is an organization established by the Blind and Partially Sighted Youth of Nepal. With the vision of ‘BPS people of Nepal enjoying dignified life in an inclusive society’ BYAN is currently working in the area of policy advocacy, education, employment disaster risk reduction, political participation and SRHR of persons with disabilities in general and BPS in particular. BYAN is currently carrying out a Project named “Action for Change: An initiative for the promotion of inclusive SRH and FP services for persons with disabilities and strengthened movement” in partnership with CBM global disability inclusion.  

As part of our commitment to transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement, we are seeking proposals from qualified firms or individuals to develop a robust Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework for our overall office operations.

Objective of the assignment:

The primary objective of this assignment is to design a comprehensive M&E framework that will enable Blind Youth Association Nepal to systematically monitor and evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, and sustainability of its programs and activities.

Scope of Work:

The selected firm or individual will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Conduct an initial assessment of our current monitoring and evaluation practices, tools, and systems.
  • Review our 5 years strategic plan including organizational goals, objectives, and programmatic activities to understand the scope and focus of monitoring and evaluation efforts.
  • Review the Theory of change/ logical frameworks of the projects and provide the guidance for the data generation and desired outcomes.
  • Engage with key stakeholders, including staff, beneficiaries, partners, and donors, to gather their input and insights on monitoring and evaluation needs and priorities.
  • Develop a customized M&E framework tailored to the specific context, objectives, and priorities of Blind Youth Association Nepal.
  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and data collection methodologies for monitoring progress and measuring outcomes and impacts as per the Logical framework.
  • Design data collection tools, templates, and protocols for capturing relevant data at various stages of program implementation.
  • Provide guidance on data management, storage, and analysis processes to ensure data integrity, confidentiality, and accessibility.
  • Develop a reporting framework that outlines the frequency, format, and content of monitoring and evaluation reports to be shared with internal and external stakeholders along with the orientation of the MEAL framework.


The deliverables for this assignment include:

  • Assessment report on current M&E practices and systems.
  • M&E framework document outlining the conceptual framework, objectives, indicators, and methodologies.
  • Data collection tools, templates, and protocols.
  • Reporting framework detailing the structure and content of monitoring and evaluation reports.


Interested firms or individuals should possess the following qualifications:

  • Masters in any discipline, preferred in Statistics, Social Sciences, Public health, demography, social sciences or related fields with more than 5 years of experience in M&E field.
  • Extensive experience in sexual and reproductive health, comprehensive sexuality education and disability.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks for non-profit organizations, preferably in the field of social development, youth empowerment and disability inclusion.
  • Strong understanding of M&E concepts, methodologies, and tools.
  • Expertise in stakeholder engagement, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience on working with disabilities will be considered as a significant asset.

Required Documents for Submitting Proposal for Firms:

  • Cover Letter
  • Financial proposal
  • A brief concept note highlighting the methodological design including work plan, and quality assurance mechanisms.
  • The document should have annexed bio-data of the assignment team member/s.
  • Firm Registration & Renewal certificate
  • Copy of VAT/PAN Registration Certificate
  • Latest Tax clearance certificate
  • Copy of past relevant work assignments

Date of call for EOI: 20th March, 2024

Deadline of submission for EOI: 31st March, 2024

Submission Instructions:

Interested and eligible individuals or organizations are invited to submit EOI in the following address, mentioning “Expression of Interest for M&E framework” in the subject line in the following Address: [email protected] CC to [email protected]. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for further discussions or presentations.

BYAN Promotes inclusion across gender, caste, ethnicity, Dalits and disability where the persons with disabilities and LGBTIQ+ are highly encouraged to apply.

BYAN reserves the right to select or not to select any of the applications. BYAN keeps safeguarding as a top priority so, any data or information collected during the task shall be kept confidential and shall not be disseminated without BYAN’s prior consent.