OFFICIAL STATEMENT
For immediate release
Kigali, Rwanda, August 27, 2018
Ndera Affordable Housing Project

Contrary to information circulating on Social Media platforms about owning a home in the Ndera Affordable Housing
Project, BRD would wish to clarify the following:

• The 1st phase of construction will be 1,750 houses/units.
• The location of the plots is at Gasabo District, next to the Free Trade Zone, locally known as kuri cumi nagatanu.
• Registration (booking) for interested buyers is ongoing. For affordable housing category, you have to be a first time
home/house owner.
• Salaried household income between minimum 200,000 Rwf/month net and max 1.2m Rwf/month net
(More criteria on the commitment form page 1 and price table on page 2).
This can be a combined income for spouses or one income for a single person. This is for affordable housing category only.
• First come first served basis, interested people are encouraged to book/register and have the 5% down payment ready.
Once the required minimum bookings are reached, the entire 1st phase (1,750 units) will be constructed at once.
• The houses highlighted on the form, as at Market rate value are not considered in the affordable housing category therefore not under the specified criteria.

The commitment form can be found on the BRD website www.brd.rw
Kindly fill the form, sign, scan and email it to g.umutoni@brd.rw or deliver  it physically to BRD Bank.
One can also pass by BRD Bank reception and sign the commitment form. For more information call +250 784 258 599

Click here to discover BRD official statement of Ndera Affordable Housing Project and form

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ANNOUNCEMENT TO STUDENTS ON GOVERNMENT OF RWANDA STUDENT LOAN SCHEME

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) wish to call upon all ongoing students who are on the student loan scheme in Rwanda to update their contract information in the new MIS. Provision of adequate and accurate information is a requirement as per Law Nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing student loans and bursaries. Each student will use the given password through their receptive emails to access the system and complete the process. The MIS is accessible on the MIS (Student loan) option at the top bar of the BRD website  www.brd.rw. It is a requirement to the concern ongoing students to update their contract information in the system to enable onward processes.

The deadline for updating the student contract in the system is May 17th, 2019.

For any clarifications, please contact BRD through student@brd.rw.

Done at Kigali, 07 /05 / 2019

Liliane Igihozo UWERA

Chief Operation Officer


ANNOUNCEMENT TO STUDENTS ON GOVERNMENT OF RWANDA STUDENT LOAN SCHEME

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has noted that there are a few students (30 for October – December 2018, 11 for the period January – February 2019 and 228 for the period March – April 2019) that have not received their living allowances. BRD would like to request those ongoing students who have not yet received their living allowance to kindly update their missing information in the MIS on https://edu.brd.rw/  to allow BRD to process their payments.

BRD will deploy teams to IPRCs and Universities of Rwanda to assist students who have difficulties to update their information on the system. Therefore, we encourage all concerned students to be available to work with our teams and complete any missing  information adequately.

The schedule of visits is as follow:

Campus days dates
UR-Nyarugenge Tuesday 16/04/2019
UR- Huye Tuesday-Wednesday 16/04/2019-17/04/2019
UR- Rukara Wednesday 17/04/2019
UR-Rwamagana Wednesday 17/04/2019
UR- Nyagatare Thursday 18/04/2019
UR- Busogo Tuesday 23/04/2019
UR- Rusizi Thursday & Friday 25/04/2019 – 26/04/2019
IPRC- Kigali Tuesday 30/04/2019
IPRC- Karongi Tuesday 30/04/2019
IPRC- Ngoma Thursday 02/05/2019
IPRC- Gishari Thursday 02/05/2019
IPRC- Huye Tuesday 07/05/2019
IPRC- Kitabi Tuesday 07/05/2019
IPRC- Musanze Wednesday 08/05/2019
IPRC- Tumba Thursday 08/05/2019

 

For any clarifications, please contact BRD through student@brd.rw

Done at Kigali, 16 /04 /2019

Eric RUTABANA

Chief Executive Officer


ANNOUNCEMENT TO NEW STUDENTS ON GOVERNMENT OF RWANDA STUDENT LOAN SCHEME

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) wishes to call upon all new students on the list published by the Higher Education Council (HEC) that have been granted a student loan for 2018/19 academic year to register and sign a student contract in the Education Finance Management Information System (EFMIS) of BRD.

Provision of adequate and accurate information is a requirement as per Law Nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing student loans and bursaries. Each student will automatically receive a username and password via the email they provided to HEC during the loan application process and will follow the guidelines provided in the system. EFMIS is accessible on the Student loan option at the top bar of the BRD website www.brd.rw. It is a requirement to all the students to fill and sign their contract in the system to enable onward processes.

The deadline for registration in the system is 31st October 2018.

For any clarifications, please contact BRD through student@brd.rw  or call the toll-free number 0788388168 for technical support.

Done at Kigali, 05th/Oct/2018

Management


CONDITIONS TO ACCESS THE MIS

  1. A student should be on the REB List within the System.
  2. Should have a valid email already registered in the system (for ongoing students, a new password will be sent to the email provided by the student during the singing of contract with BRD).
  3. For ongoing student, a student without a valid email address should send a message to student@brd.rw to be guided on the way forward. He/she should provide a telephone number, Registration number and College name.
  4. A student with a valid email registered in the system will receive a username and password through his/her email.

Request to employers to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries

Request to employers to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries

Pursuant to the provisions of the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries, employers having staff who benefited from the student loans scheme have a duty to inform the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), a financial institution that has been mandated by the Government to manage the student loan scheme, in writing about their staff who benefited from student loans. The announcement in attachment serves to kindly request the employers to fill the form also attached and submit it to BRD through education@brd.rw in PDF, or submitted to BRD, Education Finance offices, located at Muhima KN2 Av34.

For more information on the process to be followed please refer to the announcement below:

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The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) wishes to request all employers having staff who have benefited from the student loans scheme from 1980 to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries. Therefore, BRD requests the concerned employers and staff members the following:

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RELOCATION OF BRD EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The BRD Management would like to inform you that it has relocated the Education Department from Kacyiru to Muhima KN2 Av34, neighboring the NISR (National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda).

Ubuyobozi bwa BRD buramenyesha abantu bose ko ishami ryaro rishinzwe uburezi (Education Finance Department) ryakoreraga Kacyiru ryimuriwe ku Muhima iruhande rw’Ikigo cy’Igihugu cy’Ibarurishamibare (NISR).

RE: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR IT LICENSES RENEWAL

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to procure IT Licenses Renewal from well-established, qualified and financially viable companies. The key services to be provided is the IT security tools licenses subdivided into four lots:

  • Lot 1: VMWare License Renewal;
  • Lot 2: VEAM License Renewal;
  • Lot 3: IBM Support Renewal;
  • Lot 4: Cisco ASA FIREPOWER support and subscription license Renewal;
  • Lot 5: Antivirus license (Kaspersky Support and Subscription License Renewal);
  • Lot 6: Cisco C100V Security Virtual Appliance;
  • Lot 7: Office 365 Business Premium and Visio Online Plan2;
  • Lot 8: Microsoft Windows Servers, Core CAL, SQL Server, Exchange

In this regard, the Development Bank of Rwanda wishes to invite all all interested and qualified bidders to submit their best bids for the supplies stated above. The participation to the competition is open on equal conditions to all companies specialized in the field. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the Procurement User Manual of BRD dated December 2016.

The tender documents in English may be obtained from BRD, Procurement office from 15/08/2019 upon presentation of proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of Twenty Thousand Rwandan Francs (20,000 Frw) deposited on the account Nº 593412700910118 of BRD opened in BPR.

Well printed and properly bound bids written in English in 3 copies, one (1) one of which marked “Original” and 2 copies marked “Copy“. These should be submitted to the BRD, PO BOX 1341, Kigali Rwanda, not later than 03/09/2019at 10:00 am prompt.

The bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security equivalent to 2% of the estimated proposal in Rwandan Francs, issued by a reputable bank or a registered financial institution or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

The bids shall be opened in the presence of the bidders or their representatives who choose to attend the opening session at the above address on 03/09/2019 at 10:30 AM in the BRD meeting room on ground floor.

Please note that the bids will be put in an envelope bearing the name, the address of the prospective bidder and title which will be marked as follows:

TENDER FOR SUPPLY IT LICENSES RENEWAL

Enquiries regarding this tender may be addressed in writing to:

Development Bank of Rwanda,

P.O. Box 1341

Kigali Rwanda

o.mbabazi@brd.rwe.mateso@brd.rw and a.gakwandi@brd.rw

Sincerely,

MBABAZI Odeth

Chief Human Capital & Administration Services

RUTABANA Eric

Chief Executive Officer

 


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR EXTENSION WORKS OF THREE (3) WAREHOUSES TO BE EXECUTED AT KINAZI SECTOR, RUHANGO DISTRICT IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCE, REPUBLIC OF RWANDA

The Development Bank of Rwanda would like to procure the services for the extension works of three (03) warehouses to be executed at Kinazi Sector, Ruhango District in the Southern province, from well-established and experienced contractors. The key assignment will entail the extension works of three (03) warehouses to be executed at Kinazi Sector, Ruhango District in the Southern province.

In this regard, the Development Bank of Rwanda wishes to invite all qualified contractors to submit their proposals for the above-mentioned services, according to the technical specifications detailed in the Request for Proposal.

A detailed Request for Proposal in English shall be obtained from BRD, Procurement office from 14/08/2019 upon presentation of proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of Twenty Thousand Rwandan Francs (RWF 20,000) deposited on the account nº 593412700910118 of BRD opened in BPR.

A site visit will be conducted by the representative of Development Bank of Rwanda on the 19/08/2019 at 09:00 a.m.

Well bound and sealed proposals, presented in 3 copies one of which marked original, 2 copies. These should be sent to the BRD LTD, PO BOX 1341, Kigali Rwanda, not later than 27/08/2019at 10:00 AM prompt.

The proposals will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who wish to attend the opening session at the above address on 27/08/2019 at 10:30 AM in the BRD meeting room on ground floor.

Please note that the bids will be put in an envelope bearing the name, the address of the prospective bidder and title which will be marked as follows:

“REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE EXTENSION WORKS OF THREE WAREHOUSES TO BE EXECUTED AT KINAZI SECTOR, RUHANGO DISTRICT IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCE, REPUBLIC OF RWANDA”.

Do not open except in public session on 27/08/2019”.

Enquiries regarding this tender may be addressed in writing to:

Development Bank of Rwanda,

P.O. Box 1341

Kigali Rwanda

Sincerely,

MBABAZI Odeth

Chief Human Capital & Administration Services

RUTABANA Eric

Chief Executive Officer


RE: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR TRAINING IN COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION SKILLS

The Indicative Cooperation Program (ICP 2011-2014) between Belgium and Rwanda allocates a total grant envelope of $ 49 million to the energy sector in Rwanda. In March 2018, the Government of Rwanda and the Kingdom of Belgium signed a specific agreement establishing the project on Private Sector Participation in the Generation and Distribution of Electricity from Renewable Sources-PSPE. The purpose of PSPE project is to increase electricity from renewable sources by the participation of private sector. The PSPE is jointly implemented by the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) and the Belgium Development Agency-ENABEL.

The PSPE project has been providing support to enhance technical capacities for staff to enable them effectively to deliver on the implementation of the project. Part of the support is to improve the communication skills for Project organization. For this reason, the PSPE project would like to organize a training in communication and presentation skills for both PSPE and REF staff.

In this regard, the Development Bank of Rwanda wishes to invite all qualified consulting firms to submit their Technical and Financial Proposals for the above-mentioned services, according to the terms of reference detailed in the Request for Proposal.

A detailed Request for Proposal in English shall be obtained from BRD, Procurement office from Wednesday on 14/08/2019 upon presentation of proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of Twenty Thousand Rwandan Francs (20,000 Frw) deposited on the account Nº 593412700910118 of BRD opened in BPR.

Well bound and sealed proposals presented in 3 copies one of which marked “Original” and 2 copies marked “Copy” of the technical and financial separately proposals. These should be submitted to the BRD, PO BOX 1341, Kigali Rwanda, not later than 27/08/2019 at 10:00 am prompt, and will be opened at 10:30 AM in the BRD meeting room on ground floor, in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

Please note that technical proposals will be separated from financial proposals, put in separate envelopes and written in English. The two proposals being put in an outer envelope will bear name, address of the bidder, reference of the tender notice and shall be marked as follows:

TENDER FOR TRAINING IN COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION SKILLS

DO NOT OPEN EXCEPT IN PUBLIC SESSION ON 27/ 08/ 2019.

Enquiries regarding this tender may be addressed in writing to:

Development Bank of Rwanda,

P.O. Box 1341

Kigali Rwanda

Sincerely,

MBABAZI Odeth

Chief Human Capital & Administration Services

RUTABANA Eric

Chief Executive Officer