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RFP – Tax Hygiene Checks for Country Offices

Updated as of 3/16/2021, new PDF attached: This amendment extends the deadline for the submissions in response to this RFP to March 26, 2021, 4pm EDT, and includes responses to questions received regarding the RFP.

TechnoServe Inc. (TNS), headquartered in Arlington VA, invites your firm to participate in this competitive solicitation for pricing, delivery, and terms of potential sale of tax hygiene check services for TechnoServe offices in multiple countries in Latin America and Africa. We encourage proposals from small businesses, disadvantage businesses, or women- owned businesses.

User personas lead to better tech solutions, such as the ones used in TechnoServe's program, Mobile Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA). M-Pawa user. Mbeya Region, Tanzania. September 2015.

Tech vs. Poverty: How to Create Better Solutions for the Right End User

Technology has the potential to address many of the world’s most pressing development challenges. But some of the biggest failures incorporating technology in development contexts result from solutions that don’t fit the target users’ needs and capabilities. In his first regular column on applying technology to solve development problems, Director of TechnoServe Labs Dave Hale discusses the first step for developing technology solutions: understanding the end user.

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Technology