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General Overview

Bixal holds an active Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning & Strategic Information (MEL-SI) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Uganda Mission. This 7-year, $60 million contract, awarded in February 2024, allows USAID/Uganda to procure our technical and advisory services for a broad range of data and learning needs.

The goal of the USAID MEL-SI IDIQ award is to strengthen performance management by generating a technical evidence base to guide the Mission’s programming. The MEL-SI IDIQ contract will support the Mission’s activities through the following objectives:


  • Objective 1: Provide technical support to the Mission and implementing partners to advance the objectives of the Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) through strengthening evidence-based programming.
  • Objective 2: Implement and maintain a comprehensive performance management and reporting system for the USAID/Uganda Health and HIV/AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) portfolios.
  • Objective 3: Provide technical support to the strengthening of Government of Uganda (GOU) management information systems for OVC, including the Orphans and Vulnerable Children Management Information System (OVCMIS) and Child Wellbeing Management Information System (CWBMIS).
  • Objective 4: Systematically analyze the effectiveness and sustainability of USAID/Uganda’s work in advancing national and or agency policy priorities including, but not limited to, gender equity and social inclusion, localization, climate resilience, and private sector engagement.

Contractor Capabilities

Bixal brings together industry leaders in robust monitoring, evaluation, learning and data analytics. Bixal also provides collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) support services for USAID and its Missions globally. We bring technology-forward, innovative solutions to this work, including platform management and data analytics, bolstered by a carefully curated, dynamic team of local partners. We have experience across the USAID sectors, including strengthening HIV/AIDS services through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Bixal’s decade-long systematic commitment to human-centered design (HCD) focuses on the human experience and the end-users of data, ensuring that USAID, its partners, and stakeholders are at the center of programming. It also allows us to bring a consistent, adaptive, and solutions-oriented approach to managing multiple task orders (TOs), including rapid mobilization of appropriate team members.

Our rich and industry-leading experience in monitoring, evaluation, learning, knowledge management, and data analytics will provide a powerful foundation from which to support the capacity already in place in Uganda.

Key Points of Contact

To contact us for information on the USAID Uganda MEL-SI IDIQ vehicle, please use the following contact information:

Annie Schwartz
Senior Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

[email protected]


Contract Number: 72061724D00004


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