Date: 03/08/2020

Country: Rwanda


Description of the assignment: Recruitment of  National Individual Consultancy to carry out an Assessment on the financial inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Rwanda and development of a related action plan


Period of assignment:  45 working days in 3 calendar months

UNDP Rwanda in collaboration with partners such as the National Bank of Rwanda and the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) wishes to conduct a study to assess the current levels of financial inclusion for persons with disabilities and to formulate an action plan including concrete actions for increased financial inclusion of persons with disabilities. The aim is to conduct a holistic assessment of the existing financial sector policy, legal and regulatory framework and norms or practices; structural set-up across all financial institutions and other challenges on the financial services providers (supply side), such as, banks, insurers, microfinance and SACCOs, Telecoms (the mobile money operators), etc. On the demand side (the PWDs), the consultant will assess all possible impediments, such as stigma, education levels, lack of security and/or culture of inclusion of PWDs by the financial sector.

All interested and qualified international individual consultants may download the Individual Consultant Notice, Terms of Reference, and P11, Confirmation Letter (Attached) and General Terms and conditions documents from UNDP Rwanda website at:


Delivery address: UNDP Rwanda, P.O. Box 445, 12 Avenue de l'Armée, Kigali, Rwanda, and Attn: Head of Procurement Unit, Or by email address at not later than 18th August 2020, Time: 12h00 PM Kigali Rwanda local time.

All interested and qualified international individual consultants may download the Individual Consultant Notice and Terms of Reference, and P11, Confirmation Letter and General Terms and conditions documents from UNDP Rwanda website at:

N.B: UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and person with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

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