Call for Data Verification Support Services

RFP No: RFP-CATALAYZE-217772-Ethiopia-2023-0188

USAID CATALYZE Ethiopia: MS4G is designed to benefit the Ethiopian people, build community resilience, and strengthen rural-urban linkages, in the areas of food security and WASH. MS4G invests in developing strong relationships with private sector players, co-investing in inclusive business models, advisory services, digital solutions, and market-based initiatives that increase the resilience and sustainability of Ethiopian enterprises and employment for women and youth. 

CATALYZE MS4G uses a market systems approach to address key food security and WASH sub-system areas and the impact of economic shocks, including COVID-19 and political instability by stimulating adoption, adaptation, broad expansion, and responsive institutionalization and scaling of approaches and business models to transform the lives of Ethiopians.

Company Information

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact — the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with corporations, governments, foundations, investors, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.


The purpose of this RFQ is to serve as the desired criteria for the selection of external support to provide different services required for data verification for the MS4G MEL team. Due to staffing shortages and large volume of data need to be verified from all components, the MEL team needs outside support for data cleaning and verification.

Type of Contract

Palladium intends to issue a Fixed Unit Price contract for one year from the date of the agreement. 

Anticipated Contract Period of Performance

The period of performance is expected to commence by mid-January 2024 for one year.

Important notes for interested bidders:

This RFQ was released on December 22, 2023, on the website. Interested bidders can access the RFQ by clicking the link:

Bidders can also request for RFQ by email to

Questions or clarifications can be forwarded electronically to: or call phone number +251 118 220 830 no later than December 27,2023 at 5 pm.  

Proposal submission:Electronically (e-mailed) to: with the RFQ number “RFQ-CATALYZE-217772-Ethiopia-2023-0188” in the subject lines.Submission Due Date/RFQ Closing Date: January 05, 2024.

Late bid submissions will not be considered.

Issuance of this RFP does not constitute an award commitment on the part of USAID CATALYZE MS4G, nor does it commit USAID CATALYZE MS4G to pay for any costs incurred in preparing and submitting an application. Further, USAID CATALYZE MS4G reserves the right to reject any or all applications received. Applications are submitted at the risk of the Applicant, and all preparation and submission costs are at the Applicant’s own expense.

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