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What we procure

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An injury to student in school is treated by using a first-aid kit provided by UNICEF.

UNICEF procurement in Bangladesh covers a wide range of supplies and services.

Supplies commonly procured include the following, but not limited to:   

  • Blankets, T-shirts, caps
  • Furniture (Office) & Fixtures
  • Leather/Synthetic Leather Goods, Bags
  • Musical Instruments
  • Wooden and plastic Toys
  • Office Supplies/Stationeries
  • Packaging Materials
  • Sports Items
  • Toiletries
  • Umbrella


  • Arsenic Removal Filters & Accessories
  • Chemicals – including but not limited to  Ammonium (Acetate/Metavanadate/Molibdate), Calcium Hypochloride, Alum, Hydrated Lime, Ethanol, Hydroxylamine Hydrochloride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Borohydride, Acids (Hydrochloric/Nitric/Phosphoric), Reagents etc.
  • Equipment – Spring Balance/Weighing Machines (All Types)
  • Hand Pumps & Pipes (PVC/GI) & accessories
  • Safety & Security Items
  • Proprietary items


  • Air-Conditioners
  • Electrical Equipment: Generators/Substations/ Instant Power Supplies (IPS)/Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)/ Anti Voltage Regulators/ Stabilizers
  • Electrical Supplies & Fixtures
  • Color TV & DVD Players
  • Fans (All types)


  • Computers (Hardware; Software) & Accessories 
  • Multimedia Projectors & Accessories
  • Printers & Consumables/Toners 
  • Scanners
  • Telephone Sets & Fax Machines
  • De-Humidifier, Paper Shredder
  • Lamination Machine, Overhead Projectors (OHP)
  • Spiral Binders

5. PA equipment





  • Kit Comprising of Education Materials:  Wooden Pencils, Erasers, Pencil Sharpeners, Ballpoint Pens, Blackboards, Chalk Sticks, Dusters & Steel Trunks, slates, etc.
  • Kit comprising of Emergency Recreation Materials (for children age 12-14): Paper Offset, Wooden Pencils, Erasers, Pencil Sharpeners, Water Color/ Paint Box, Football, Board Game  Ludo-Set (Various Types: General, World Travel, Health), Cotton Skipping Rope with Plastic Handles, Rubber Play-Rings, Tambourine, Carrying Bags, T-Shirts etc.
  • Kit comprising of Emergency Recreation Materials (for children age 6-11): Paper Offset (Blank), Paper Offset (Photocopied), Wooden Pencils, Erasers, Pencil Sharpeners, Wax Crayons, Water Color/ Paint Box, Football, Board Game, Ludo-Set (Various Types: General, World Travel, Health)-(Supplied Separately for Packing only), Cotton Skipping Rope with Plastic Handles, Rubber Play-Rings, Stuffed Toy Animals, Stuffed Dolls, Tambourine, Carrying Bags, T-Shirts etc.
  • Kit comprising of Family Emergency Materials as under: Plastic Buckets & Jerry Cans, Melamine Plates, Mugs & Large Spoons, Aluminum Cooking Utensils with Lids (sauce pan), Cotton Saree & Lungi (Stitched), Gamchha (Local Towels) & Bed sheets, Plastic Sheets, Nylon Ropes, Bath & Laundry Soaps, etc.
  • Construction Material (Cement, MS Rod, MS Angles, etc)
  • Corrugated Coloured Iron Sheets
  • Corrugated Galvanized Iron Sheets (CGI)
  • Plastic Sheets
  • Plastic Floor Mats
  • Plastic Jerry Cans & Buckets
  • Plastic Water Tanks
  • Poly Ethylene Bags & Materials (of Permissible Thickness)
  • Poly Ethylene Sheets

Services commonly procured include the following but not limited to:

  • Advertisement – Newspaper
  • Advertisement – Web Auditing Services
  • C&F Services
  • Constructions
  • Driving Services
  • Event Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Hotels/Guest Houses/Accommodations
  • Inspection & Quality Assurance (including but not limited to Pre & Post-Shipment)
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • Internet Services
  • Logistics – Packers, Movers & Transportation Services
  • Maintenance Contractors (Renovation/ Repair Works)
  • Media Monitoring
  • Pre-Testing of Materials (Communication/Training)
  • Research, Survey, Monitoring & Evaluation in following areas: Education, Health & Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Child Protection, Water & Sanitation, Environment
  • Social Communication Campaign through Electronic, Print & Outdoor Media, Interactive Popular Theatre (IPT) including Social  Marketing for  promoting ORS and Zinc through various activities for behavior change
  • Social Mobilization 
  • Training & Facilitation in Following Fields: Administration, Finance & Budget, Procurement & Logistics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, Health & Nutrition, HIV/ AIDS, Water & Sanitation, Environment
  • Private Hospitals/Company/Private Doctors for providing medical services including outreach mobile unit
  • Ambulance service, Tele-medicine/E-Health/E-medicine
  • Translation Services
  • Write-Up:  Feature Articles, Text Brochures, Case Studies, Concept Papers, Short & Analytical Reports and all other types of Writing Related Services
  • Software/Database developmentData Link or Data connection services


The average yearly expenditure on supplies and services is generally about 30 million USD.



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