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Provision of Mobile Money Services 

DAI ACEBA

Bidding Ends: 10-Feb-2021 4:00 PM
Views: 242
Category / Sub Category: General Business Services / Banking, Insurance, Financial Services
Internal Bid Ref: KBL-011-DAI-ACEBA
Type of Solicitation: Request for Proposal
Contract Type: Fixed Price Contracts
Estimated Budget: TBD
Delivery Timeframe: 12 Months
Location(s): Multiple
Bidding Starts: 20-Jan-2021 4:55 PM
Bidding Ends: 10-Feb-2021 4:00 PM
Discussion Ends: 04-Feb-2021 4:00 PM
Current Status: Canceled

Description

Provision of Mobile Money Services.


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1- Meeran (S): Dear sir/madam, Greetings from BNF Afghanistan! please kindly give a response on the below points. looking forward to your kind response 1 "Secure web-based platforms and/or portals to execute secure transactions, accessible to DAI?ACEBA, or any other proposed user?friendly technology/tool will be an advantage during the evaluation." We understand we need to provide a web portal to DAI and a Mobile app to Interns. Please confirm. 2 "The interns/apprentices both in Kabul and provinces shall be able to withdraw their stipends either from the service provider’s agent and/or integrated banks associated with the service provider system. The offerors shall have a greater number of agents and banks integration in Kabul and provinces to acquire a competitive and advantageous position during the evaluation of the proposals. More agents and bank integration possessed; more scores are obtained." Does it mean that the service provider is expected to have an existing Agent and Bank network where the Agent onboarding, Agent account management, Bank integration will be taken care of by Service Provider? Who will be taking care of the Escrow account set up with Bank? Please provide the number of Agents to be registered. Please provide the number of Banks to be integrated. 3 MFS Queries Please confirm which integration is required for KYC verification of Interns for onboarding. General Queries 1 General Queries "Please specify, which hosting model DAI is expecting for deployment? a) Virtualization Technology. b) Bare Metal Server Technology" 2 General Queries It is understood that infra will be provided by DAI. Please confirm. 3 General Queries How many months of reports should be stored in Online (Non-Compressed format) ? 4 General Queries How many months of reports should be stored in Offline (Compressed format)? 5 General Queries How many months the logs and CDRs should be stored in Online (Non-Compressed format) ? 6 General Queries How many months the logs and CDRs should be stored in Offline (Compressed format) ? 7 General Queries What kind of redundancy options need to be provided? (Local Redundancy (N+1, N+N)? 8 General Queries Do we need to provide GR/DR site? 9 General Queries "What are the different environment need to be provided as a part of the proposal? Please Comment **Pre-production **Test Environment ** Development Environment "    31-Jan-2021 3:00 PM

ACEBADCOP (B): DAI-ACEBA is not intending to develop a new portal and/or a mobile app. The service provider is expected to already have an up and running secure web-based platform through which mobile money transactions can be executed and the recipients can do cash out through the service provider's agents and/or the banks the service provider has integration with.    02-Feb-2021 2:18 PM

2- Sanzar (S): Question: Before responding to RFP - Provision of Mobile Money services, we need to know the answers to the below questions, which will help us to understand your requirement and adapt to them accordingly. How many beneficiaries penetration list –City/Districts? Cash payment center locations in City/Districts? What is the Payment Frequency? What is the total number of Beneficiaries City/Districts?    01-Feb-2021 11:47 AM

ACEBADCOP (B): The start point for the intern's/apprentices' stipend payment will be Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kandahar and Jalalabad city centers, however, the coverage will be expanded to other provinces as the project moves. Please refer to page 14 of the RFP for further details.    02-Feb-2021 3:24 PM

3- Elite Development Counterparts (S): Can we propose to use sim cards for mobile money transfers and distribution to your project beneficiaries from 2 or 3 telecommunication companies depending on their coverage in each area/province or it should be only one?    03-Feb-2021 10:48 PM

ACEBADCOP (B): Yes.    04-Feb-2021 1:27 PM

4- Meeran (S): From BNF Afghanistan Dear sir/madam, kindly respond below questions. Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with a ceiling amount and one (1) year performance period. – Needs clarity Offerors who wish to submit a proposal should register on www.afghanbids.com and add the project on their watch list. Proposals must be uploaded on www.afghanbids.com before the closing date and time. – We assume this will be done by you (partner) Proposals are being solicited from local firms and NGOs operating in Afghanistan. Offerors must have a valid Afghan business license or registration to be eligible for award. – Needs to be taken care by you Provide a list of local banks integrated with your mobile money system who provide withdrawal services to your customers. – We can integrate any banks that are needed by the client. The APIs for integration need to be provided by the end client Provide evidence of the required licenses to operate in Afghanistan/Ministry of Commerce Business Registration. – Needs to be taken care by you Evidence of a DUNS number (explained below and instructions contained in Attachment D). – Needs to be taken care by you    04-Feb-2021 11:49 AM

ACEBADCOP (B): Please refer to the RFP announced for the required service. All the information you asked for is already there.    04-Feb-2021 2:38 PM

5- Miroslav (B): Please refer to the RFP announced for the required service. All the information you asked for is already there.    04-Feb-2021 1:41 PM


Buyer Info

Organization: DAI ACEBA
Phone: 0093711996951
Email procurementaceba@dai.com
Street: Shash Darak Main Road
City: Kabul
Province: Kabul
Country: Afghanistan

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