Key Criteria for Implementation Partners’ Selection

EAC is seeking Implementation Partners who meet the following criteria:

  1. Focus on out of school children (OOSC) at the primary level
  2. Ability to work in EAC priority countries and
  3. Willingness and demonstrable ability to provide at least 50% match funding

Organizations that also meet several of the following criteria will be considered:

  • Demonstrated ability to reach OOSC on a large scale;
  • Demonstrated success in advocating for education;
  • Experienced in implementing primary educational activities in support of OOSC;
  • Demonstrated understanding of national plans of action in support of OOSC, where they exist;
  • Record of providing educational programs in fragile, conflict, conflict-affected and disaster situations;
  • Capacity to mobilize additional resources in support of primary education; and
  • Implement proven strategies for reaching OOSC with education and/or experiment with innovative methods for reaching and educating out of school primary age children, including but not limited to emerging technologies

Expressions of Interest evaluation criteria:

Potential projects should be rated as either high or medium in all criteria to be considered for support.