Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Education Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

July 26, 2007

Opening Date

September 10, 2007


Bid Category

Construction (School)



Education III Project Construction of Schools

  1. The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has received a loan and a grant form the African Development Fund in UA towards the cost of Education III programs. And intends to apply part of the proceeds of the founds to cover eligible payment under the contract (S) for construction of new Lower primary Schools and expansion of existing Lower Primary Schools in Oromia Region. The names of the schools to be constructed are indicated in the following table.
  2. The Oromia Regional Education Bureau invites sealed bids from prospective bidders, for the construction of new Lower primary schools and expansion Lower primary schools of any or all of the lower primary schools listed below each constituting a single package/contract. Bidding is open to all contractors in the category GC 7 or BC 7 and above, who have been registered by the Ministry of Works and Urban Development of EDRE and have renewed their licenses for the current year 2007. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at the following address.

Oromia Education Bureau, P.O. Box 8727, Tel. 251 011 440 13 80 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Name of the Site


Type of Work

District (Woreda)





West Harerge

New lower Primary school




IIu Abba


Expansion of Existing school


Dire Jibo


North Shower

Expansion of existing school




West Shewa

Expansion of Existing school


  1. Bidding documents (and additional copies) may be obtained at the Oromia Education bureau P.O. Box 8727, Tel. 251 -114 40 13 80 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia up on written application to Plan, research and Construction Department and payment of non-refundable fee of Eth. Birr 250.00 (Two Hundred Fifty) for each school and set staring from July 26, 2007 up to September 9, 2007. The provisions in the instruction to bidders and in the general conditions of contract are the provisions of the ADB’s Standard Bidding Documents Procurement of small works.
  2. Those contractors who are registered to pay VAT must submit copy of the VAT certificate.
  3. Bids can be delivered to or mailed separately to the Oromia Education Bureau on or before September 10, 2007 at 9:00 AM accompanied by a bid security valid for 120 calendar days beyond the date of bid opening. And the bid security amount shall be

a)      Eth. Birr 12,000 for each of New Lower Primary School

b)      Eth. Birr 6.000 for each of expansion of Lower Primary schools in Cash or CPO or Bank Guarantee in sealed envelop with marking “BID FOR TENDER No – And “Site name”. Bidders can participate in more than one packages as their license permits them.

  1. Bid will be opened on the bid closing date as mentioned above at 9:30 AM. Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 days after bid opening day.
  2. The construction of each school should be completed within a maximum of

a)      150 calendar days for each of New Lower Primary Schools

b)      100 calendar days for each of expansion of Lower Primary Schools from the commencement of the work.

  1. The Oromia education bureau reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Oromia Regional Educational Bureau


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