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Construction of Mogadishu One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu, Somalia

United Nations Secretariat | Published February 10, 2017
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UNON, on behalf of UN-HABITAT, hereby invites qualified firms to submit their Expression of Interest to participate in the upcoming competitive bidding exercise for the provision of construction services for the proposed Mogadishu One Stop Youth Centre (MOSYC).
The main objectives of the centre is to:
1. Provide temporary spaces to accommodate vocational and business training and promotion of entrepreneurial practices to eventually increase employment opportunities for youth.
2. Provide safe spaces for youth to meet and access - in addition to livelihood and employment training - life skills training, psychosocial information and support as well as educational and social resources and activities.
The scope of work comprises:
Container works:
These are 15 shipping containers that will be cut and welded to create space for training over 160 youth at a time in theory and practical. The containers will be placed strategically to allow cross ventilation and passive cooling as well as creating outdoor usable spaces. The container customization works will include connecting two containers to create wider internal space, placing containers above each other to create upper level spaces, insulating the internal surfaces to reduce heat gain, to cut openings for windows to allow passive cooling and allowance of day light to the inside. The shipping containers will be of both 40 and 20 feet sizes placed on concrete footing.
Toilet block:
This will consist of hollow cement block wall with two toilets each for men and women. The plumbing will be connected to the existing water supply system while the drainage will be to the septic tank under the toilet block. The toilet will be strategically located for easy access but also for easy draining the septic tank. The toilet block will have a common external ablution area moderately tiled for hygiene. The roof will comprise of timber truss under iron sheets.
Roof terrace and shading:
The terrace on the first floor will comprise of timber decking covered with fabric shading material on metal web beam construction that is anchored to the container walls. The window shading system will be window panel top hung over wooden bar grid attached to container metal frame to create shade
Health care:
This is basically container works comprising of two 20 foot containers connected side by side to create a space that can accommodate the health counselling and training. The container customization works will include connecting two containers to create wider internal space, placing containers above each other to create upper level spaces, insulating the internal surfaces to reduce heat gain, to cut openings for windows to allow passive cooling and allowance of day light to the inside.
Solar stand:
These are metal stands cut and welded to provide support to the solar panels bolted at particular angle to collect maximum sun rays reflection on to its surface. The stand will eventually be located as per expert advice on top of the upper level containers.
Septic tank:
This is a concrete wall, floor and slab reinforced to safely contain the foul water from the toilet block above. The septic tank will be designed to safely also drain away to collect vehicles from its manholes. The internal surfaces will be treated with thick plaster to stop leakage of the black water into the porous existing rock strata.
Additional details, specifications and terms of reference shall be provided in the tender document to be issued subsequent to this EOI.
Interested vendors may forward their Expressions of Interest (EOI) along with the signed vendor forms to pdnairobi@unon.org.  All EOI submissions should be sent via email, citing the EOI reference number and title in the subject line.
UNON reserves the right to change or cancel the requirement of this EOI at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process. Thus, submitting a reply to this REOI does not automatically guarantee your company will be considered for receipt of the solicitation when issued.  Only Vendors which in UN's sole discrition are deemed eligible and qualified upon completion of an objective evaluation of their EOI submissions may receive the final tender solicitation documents.
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