Extended Deadline till 7/7/2022
Sawiris Foundation and ZED FC are looking to contract a qualified third party capable of designing, managing and implementing the Sawiris Foundation x ZED FC Life Skills Program, as well as assessing its effectiveness and impact.
About Sawiris Foundation
The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD) was established in 2001 with an endowment from the Sawiris Family as one of the first philanthropic organizations in Egypt. Since its establishment, SFSD has focused on addressing the most pressing issues facing the most marginalized Egyptian communities such as poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to quality education. Over the past 20 years, SFSD has succeeded in funding and delivering programs aimed at achieving comprehensive and sustainable development, in partnership with the governmental and private sectors, as well as civil society. SFSD implements its work through three technical sectors: Economic Empowerment, Education & Scholarships, and Social Empowerment.
Sawiris Foundation has funded diverse educational programs through which (and in alignment with global literature) the importance and impact of enhancing students’ life skills has become critical to quality educational experiences that enable students to become active citizens.
About ZED Sports Club
ZED Sports Club’s main vision when it comes to sports is to help alter and integrate lives through sports. Through the different pillars – specifically football – having a holistic approach is a must to accomplish that; helping sports participants use sports to achieve livelihoods and give back to communities.
20 athletes from marginalized communities that have been scouted by ZED FC’s coaching staff from across Egypt’s governorates. Age groups targeted are those in the following birth years: 2012, 2011, and 2010. In addition to that, 10 coaches and members of ZED FC who work closely with the athletes will receive trainings.
Aim of The Program
The aim of this program is to provide 20 athletes with a multidimensional life skills program that enhances their leadership skills, in effect enabling them to become positive role models as well as exemplary Egyptian ambassadors wherever they go. The 12 life skills that will be focused upon are those outlined within the UNICEF’s Life Skills and Citizenship Education (LSCE) framework that works on the following pillars: Active Citizenship, Personal Empowerment, Employability, and Learning.
The program should also work on enhancing athletes’ English language skills to open up new opportunities for the players, as well as provide them with higher chances of playing abroad.
Expected program outcomes include
In this call for proposals, Sawiris Foundation and ZED FC are looking to contract a qualified third party capable of designing, managing and implementing the program, as well as assessing its effectiveness and impact.
It is up to the implementing partner to identify the appropriate mode of implementation that suits the target athletes’ existing schedules. Program delivery modality can range from or include a combination of workshops, sessions, trainings, and other learning experiences.
Available resources in addition those to be covered by the budget include
Key program activities
Key challenges identified by ZED Team
Eligibility Criteria of Interested Consultants
For inquiries, please contact
Mr. Mohamed Shawky, Education Programs Manager. Email: email@example.com
Ms. Hana El Dakroury, Senior Programs Officer in the Education and Scholarships Sector. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, interested consultants should submit the following
Any proposals received after the mentioned deadlines will not be considered.