NARKA DAIRIES LTD

Narka Dairies Limited located in Nakaseke, a region traditionally known for cattle-keeping,  initially operated as a women-led community-based organization focused on commercializing milk products traditionally associated with women, such as Ghee production, which commenced in 2008. As an Agri-SME, Narka Diaries Limited has experienced steady growth in the field of milk processing. Its flagship products, marketed under the brand name “NARKA,” include Yoghurt, Ghee, and Fresh milk. Currently, the company engages in small-scale production of yoghurt, ghee, and flavored milk. Read more>>

KENGANZI AGENCIES  COMPANY UGANDA  LIMITED

From its humble beginnings as an informal farm in  2003, cultivating cocoa on a modest 5-acre plot  primarily for sale to middlemen, Kenganzi Agencies  Company Uganda Ltd officially registered in 2010.  Since then, it has evolved into a home-grown  commercial success story, emerging as a flagship  model company for cocoa and vanilla production,  processing, and trading in Western Uganda. Read More>>

TWENUNULA FARMERS’  ASSOCIATION LIMITED  (TFA)

In 2020, a gathering of 56 young individuals (61% of  whom were female) culminated in the establishment of  a new, more compact association known as Twenunula  Farmers’ Association (TFA). Originally registered as a  cooperative society in 2020, it was subsequently re-  registered as a company limited by guarantee. Presently, TFA has transformed into a confident,  female-led coffee producer and exporter collaborating  with 1,315 farmers.  Read More>>

KIVE FARM FRESH  FRUITS AND  VEGETABLES LTD

Kive Farm Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Ltd (Kive Farm)  is a major Ugandan exporter of farm-fresh fruits and  vegetables to the European Union, Gulf Countries, and  the East African Community. The company’s primary  focus lies in the sweet cayenne pineapple variety,  cultivated across a 15-acre expanse in Kikyusa, Luwero  District, and sourced from over 500 smallholder farmers  in central and western Uganda. Read More>>

MT. RWENZORI COFFEE FARMERS COOPERATIVE UNION LIMITED

Mt. Rwenzori Coffee Farmer’s Cooperative Union  Limited is an esteemed association of coffee farmers  with a primary focus on coffee value addition and  export. The Union has successfully mobilized and empowered 22 primary cooperative societies to operate their coffee businesses sustainably. Read More>>

WIMROB BEES  COMPANY LTD

Wimrob Bees Company Limited is a Ugandan business  specializing in processing and selling high-quality, certified  honey. Established in 2014, they operate across Northern  Uganda with honey hubs in multiple regions. Wimrob  sources acacia honey directly from hives, known for its  premium quality and popularity in elite African and  European markets, as well as local clinics, individuals, and  supermarkets in major cities.  Read More>>

TESO AGRO-PRODUCE  AND PROCESSORS CO.  LIMITED (TAPCO)

TAPCO is a Ugandan company specializing in the  production, processing, and marketing of sunflower-based  products. Responding to the increasing demand for health-conscious  options, TAPCO manufactures PANO Virgin Sunflower Oil,  a natural, refined, edible sunflower vegetable oil extracted  from high-quality sunflower seeds. Acknowledging the versatile utility of sunflower by-  products, TAPCO also offers Sunflower Seedcake, a  nutrient-rich product serving as excellent animal feed,  promoting the overall well-being of livestock, and serving as  organic manure for sustainable agricultural practices. Read More>>

Financing and Developing the  Capacity of Female-led Agri-SMEs

The Women in Agriculture Impact Investment (WAII) Facility tackles the obstacles faced  by Agri-SMEs in accessing finance. It effectively bridges the business skills gap that hinders  the growth and success of female entrepreneurs in this sector.

This facility operates based on three core elements:

  • Facilitating access to low-cost capital through debt or equity.
  • Providing tailored business advisory services on a one-on-one basis.
  • Establishing a robust network of Female Led Agri SMEs to foster collaboration and support.