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HDIF External Audit Services

UK Aid has established a Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) that aims to identify and support innovations that have the potential to create social impact in education, health and, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. With a focus on market driven solutions, HDIF catalyses the development, testing and scaling of innovative models of service delivery, information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D), and product solutions in health, education and WASH. The following are three main components of the programme:

  • Inspiring quad-aligned networking and strategic awards that cultivate the innovation ecosystem in human development.
  • Catalyzing the diļ¬€usion of innovations in human development.
  • Transforming the focus and quantity of evidence available to key stakeholders on the practice of innovation in human development.

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Palladium/FGGO intends to hire services of Certified or chartered Accountants Firm to conduct an independent programme audit of the Statement of Expenditure for the UKAid funded Tanzania Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) of the period from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016. The audit is to be carried out in accordance with the appropriate professional standards of Auditing.

The audit involves obtaining evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the programme financial reports and reimbursement invoices, sufficient to give reasonable assurance that the reports and invoices are free from material inaccuracy. This includes an assessment of whether the internal controls and accounting practices are appropriate and have been consistently applied during the period.

The audit will be limited to verification of project reports used to assemble expenditure reimbursement invoices to DFID in accordance with the DFID Head Contract and associated head contract amendments