INVITATION TO TENDER
The County Government of Kisumu (CGK) was established by the current Constitution of Kenya which created 47 counties as part of the devolved government structure. The constitution provided for the counties to become fully operational after the 2013 general elections.
The County has deployed a generic web-based Android application for its revenue collection that aims to interface with multitude payment options e.g. credit/debit cards, online banking, mobile money, e-wallet, smart cards among others.
The County now invites sealed bids from established and eligible vendors to bid for the supply, delivery and maintenance of POS devices to be used with the application.
|TENDER NO.||TITLE OF TENDER||ELIGIBILITY|
|CGK/FIN/REV/01/2019-2020||Supply delivery and maintenance of POS Devices||Open National Tender|
- Bidding will be conducted through the procedures specified in the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act (PPADA) 2015 and will be eligible to bidders as indicated above.
- Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the Bidding Documents at the Procurement office situated at: The County Government of Kisumu, 2nd Floor, Prosperity Building, P.O. Box 2738-40100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org on normal working days on Monday to Friday between 0900hrs and 1600hrs except on Public Holidays or download at kisumu.go.ke
- Completed serialized/paginated Bidding Documents; ONE ORIGINAL AND TWO COPIES in plain sealed envelope clearly marked on top with the Tender Number and Description and accompanied with a 5% bid security of the quoted amount from Commercial Banks or Insurance Companies (Approved by Public Procurement Regulatory Authority) and should be addressed to: THE DIRECTOR OF SUPPLIES CHAIN, COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KISUMU, P.O BOX 2738-40100, KISUMU. The bid documents must be deposited in Tender Box situated at the reception area on the 2nd floor of CGK offices, Prosperity Building, Kisumu on or before 25th October 2019 at 12:00 Noon. Bulky tenders can be handed over to the Procurement Director’s office for registration and safe keeping till the tender opening date.
- Bids will be opened promptly in public and in the presence of Bidders’ and/ or representatives who choose to attend the opening of bids at conference Hall on the date indicated
- Late bids, portion of bids, Electronic bids shall NOT be accepted for evaluation irrespective of circumstances.
Click on the link below to download the Tender Documents
The 2019 Kisumu ASK show has hosted major exhibitors from the County government, showcasing and demonstrating a number of products and services in Early childhood Education (ECDE), vocational training, gender and youth affairs.
Under the theme “Promoting innovation & technology in Agriculture and trade” the County Department of Education, ICT and Human capacity development is currently showcasing their programs and products in the annual Kisumu ASK show’ set to run through to the 28th of July at Mamboleo show ground.
The Ag. Chief officer Rosemary Otieno stated that the move is set to promote the departments programs and services to establish business relations and to market products by the County Vocational Training Schools. “The show is also a great way to network with other industry members and grow client base.”
The exhibition expects to generate opportunities for the vocational training programs, Gender and youth affairs to access the larger Kisumu consumer market.
By Matilda Atieno
The County Government of Kisumu in collaboration with the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) organized an ICTconsumer forum dubbed‘Kikao Kikuu’.on the 18th April, 2019 at the Jomo
Kenyatta Sports Ground.
The event, held under the theme “Efficient Service Delivery through Technology and Innovation”. brought together members of the public, IT experts from CAK and the county
government, service providers and consumer organizations. The authority sought to address issues from the public concerning communication.
Speaking at the event, the Director General of CAK, Mr. Francis Wangusi said the forum aimed at getting feedback from the public concerning how the authority and other service providers
were handling customer issues.
The Director General also urged the public to register for Huduma number which will help reduce cases of impersonation through phone calls and other media such as Facebook which
has seen Kenyans lose important information, money and other valuables to fraudsters.
While reading the Governors speech, the County Minister for Education and ICT, Dr. John Ogone said Kisumu is committed to improving service delivery through ICT.
“Kisumu County is privileged to have excellent access to communication services. We are leveraged on technology to enhance service delivery,” read part of the speech.
Areas which the County is committed in improving service delivery through ICT included revenue collection, resource systems such as SMS, creation of business and incubation
centres, institute measures to protect consumers and also address network outages, cyber security, data protection among others.
The event began on 15th with road shows across the County. Members were treated to entertainments and informative sessions which included active public participation.. Experts gave response to questions from the public while those who answered questions correctly walked away with lots of prizes from the Communications Authority and the County