Welcome to Shama Milk
Introduction

Shama Milk is a product of Shama Academy, whose genesis was due to a felt need by the school to produce its own milk. The school started selling milk in 2001 when the amount produced by their cows at the school exceeded that consumed by staff and students. The excess milk was initially sold to a local cooperative society, and later to a milk trader in Nyeri town. With time the school opened its own milk bar, at which the milk was sold. The returns on sales were so encouraging that not only did the school increase production, it started buying milk from other farmers in the neighborhood and selling it at the milk bar. This led to the establishment of Shama Milk.

What we are doing with farmers
Shama Milk facilitated the formation of the Shama Farmers Self Help Group, comprising of dairy farmers who deliver their milk to us. The group developed a constitution and was registered by the government in 2004. It now has a membership of more than 3000 farmers who deliver more than 7000 litres of milk per day. Shama Milk supplies our farmers with cereals, animal feeds and farm inputs on credit, and deducts from their deliveries. Other benefits include veterinary and AI services, educational trips and field days.

Since 2009, Shama Milk has installed cooling tanks at 12 milk collection centres, enabling farmers to deliver milk at any time of the day, and guaranteeing sale of quality milk. We are also investing in a milk processing plant, which will be operational very soon.

 

Shama Milk is also working with the group on an investment programme that is enabling members to purchase land and invest in real estate.

Latest News
Another Sterling performance in 2015 KCPE!!

1- Sylvester King'ori Muthoni led the way with 431 marks!

2- Tabitha Njeri Mbuthia followed with 426 marks

3- Eddy Ndumia Wamariu - 416

4- Lynnet Wangui Njeri - 411

5- Patrick Wandeto Nyawira - 409

6- James Wahome Nderitu - 408 

7- Stephen Kiama Githinji - 405

The Directors and all staff of the Shama Group of Companies congratulate these great champions, and the entire Std 8 Class of 2015

Opening Day for Term Two 2016 Shama Academy: 3rd May for Boarders and 4th May for day scholars

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Mid-term/Open Day - Shama Academy: Thursday 16th June 2016

Boarders resume on 20th June, 2016 by 4.00pm

Day Scholars resume on 21st June, 2016

 

Closing Day - This will be communicated after mid-term
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

To be communicated

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Open Day Term 2 2016

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16th June2016

 

Dates for KCPE 2016

 To be communicated

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