Consultancy to Conduct a Household Finance Management Training Course

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Consultancy for conducting a household finance management training course for HKI’s Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program in Son La, Vietnam



Helen Keller International (HKI) is an international non-governmental organization. Its mission is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged by combating the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition. We do this by establishing programs grounded in evidence-based research in eye health and nutrition.

HKI-Vietnam is conducting a 3-year project: “Improved Household Food Security and Nutrition through Enhanced Homestead Food Production in Son La Province, Vietnam” (EHFP). The EHFP model’s ultimate goal is to improve the nutrition and micronutrient status of mothers and children under two years of age in Tan Lang commune, Phu Yen district, Son La Province via: behaviour change communication, nutrition education and agricultural training, and the production and consumption of micronutrient rich foods by establishing homestead food production

Objectives of program:

  • To improve year-round production and consumption of micronutrient-rich foods among target households, particularly among women and children under two years of age;
  • To improve optimal maternal and child nutrition behaviours;
  • To generate additional household income from sale of excess HFP produce;
  • To empower participating women to contribute to the improved nutrition and well-being of their families and in their communities.

As part of the HKI’s support for targeted households in Tan Lang commune, HKI would like to invite an experienced trainer to conduct a short training course of household finance management.

Goal and objectives of the consultancy:

The end goal of the consultancy is to design a short training course for household in HKI’s EHFP program in Son La province, Viet Nam; conduct this training course and prepare a course report.

Requirements for this consultancy:

  • Should tailor made training materials to meet the nature of EHFP program in Son La
  • Should deliver the training course in a practical way and include practice session
  • Should relate household finance management with homestead food production and marketing of the excess product.
  • Should make a link between household finance with nutrition, health and education investment and involvement of women in household finance decision making.


In carrying out the consultancy, the successful candidate shall undertake the following key tasks:

  • Review the existing materials and publications on investment promotion and consult with relevant stakeholders
  • Develop an agenda, training materials for the training course in consultation with HKI
  • Conduct the training course of 02 days for selected project beneficiaries.
  • Go to Phu Yen, Son La Province in 2nd or 3rd week of September 2014 for conducting this training
  • Write a course report.


  • A training course of 02 days for selected households under EHFP program in Son La


Tentative timeline: mid-September 2014

  • Review and Course development: week 1, September 2014
  • Field trip: 2nd or 3rd week of September in Phu Yen district, Son La province, Vietnam
  • Reporting: 4th week of September

Qualification requirements:


  • Minimum 5 years of recognized expertise in household finance management
  • Experience in working in rural and remote  areas in Vietnam and familiar with development issues in Vietnam
  • Gender equity
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese language

Budget: The fee for consultant will be negotiated and applied following HKI Vietnam regulations.

The interested consultant or consultancy companies, please submit:

i.A letter of interest;
iii.Financial Proposal;
iv.Supporting documents (if any)


Helen Keller International Vietnam
Room 103, B5 building, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound,
298 Kim Ma, Hanoi, Vietnam

Email: [email protected]; [email protected] and Cc: [email protected]

The deadline for submitting the application will be on 27 August, 2014.

Only short-listed consultants will be contacted.

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Wed, 2014-08-27