Expression of Interest (EoI) for School WASH Program via DevNetJobsIndia

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ERNST & YOUNG Foundation (EY Foundation) Invites ‘EOI’ from reputed NGOs/ Implementation Agencies for implementation of WASH program in Government schools in multiple cities


EY FOUNDATION, the CSR arm of Ernst & Young- India was established in December 2005 in India, is a not-for-profit organization engaged in community-oriented initiatives across 12 states. The Foundation has Education, Environment and Entrepreneurship (women empowerment) as focus areas.


The EOI solicits response from reputed NGOs and agencies who had done/ been doing significant work in “Water, Sanitation and Hygiene” sector. The applications are requested from organizations with operational capability in locations/ cities mentioned in the first table. 


Objective: Improving infrastructure and behaviour related to water, sanitation and hygiene to significantly improve child health and learning outcomes

Approach & Strategy:

  • Ensure ecological restoration & environmental sustainability through promotion of Rain Water Harvesting in Schools
  • Provide schools with improved water and sanitation facilities.
  • Ensure adequate and functional toilets for boys and girls including hygiene awareness,
  • Training students for the right usage of these facilities along with improvising their personal hygiene practices.
  • Establish a mechanism for the school authorities to take care of the renovated facilities to facilitate a seamless exit from the school. 

Scale of Work:

EY Foundation plans to take up 20-25 schools in each city each year with a plan to cover around 100 schools over the next 4-5 years.

Duration of the Project:

4-5 years

Target Schools:

A. Schools with a strength of over 300 Students

B. Schools with a potential to harvest minimum 300,000 litres of Rain Water/Year

Non-negotiables in finalising partners:

A. Partners Presence in the project implementation city for at least 3 Yrs

B. Proven expertise of implementing School WASH programme in the proposed city/cities

C. Experience in Rain Water Harvesting is a must.

D. Must have in-house capacity or have contacts for preparation of technical estimates & carry out physical infrastructure related work

E. Annual Grant Size in the range of Rs. 3-10 crores would be preferred.

F. Has competent professional team to carry out softer components in schools

Outline / Format of the application: 

The application should be brief, not exceeding 4-5 pages and should be in below outline/ format.

A. About the <Organization/ NGO/ Implementing Agency>

  • Brief History
  • Thematic Focus & Outreach
  • Activities undertaken
  •  Registration Detail
  • HR strength and professional capacity
  • Last 3 years revenue/grant size & major donors.

B. 5 big projects been implemented by the agency in last 3 Yrs including name of donors, size of grant & outcomes achieved (not necessarily in WASH)

C. Experience with Urban Slums & Schools ‘WASH’ programme. The Scale, intervention strategies, project components, costing etc.  –        Any experience with Rain Water Harvesting.

D. Conclusion

Submission Details & Deadlines:

  • Please submit the complete application in the prescribed format latest by 21.02.2020 to [email protected]  
  • Please send in your submissions with Subject Line Submission of EOI for School WASH program by <Name of Organization in City/Cities> – EYF” in the given format:
  • All enquiries to be done through e-mail only.

EOI EY Foundation.pdf




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