Kyenturegye Katojjo Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society

 freshian cattle

Background

The co-operative has maintained the shareholder number of 64 members but has increased its service to over 200 farmers grown from 2014 to end of 2019 who sale their milk and enjoy the umbrella and security afforded them by the cooperative. Its capacity has grown from the initial 3000L to 6150 liters daily amount milk dispatched.

  • Location
  • Funding Needed
  • Proposed Solar Energy System Size
  • Funding Use
  • :Rwemikoma, Kazo District, Western Uganda
  • :€ 93,857.40
  • :15KVA
  • :Installation of solar systems for milk cooling and irrigation.

Activities and current energy situation

The co-operative has maintained the shareholder number of 64 members but has increased its service to over 200 farmers grown from 2014 to end of 2019 who sale their milk and enjoy the umbrella and security afforded them by the cooperative. Its capacity has grown from the initial 3000L to 6150 liters daily amount milk dispatched.

Each liter of diesel produces about 5kw so in a day that brings us to usage of 100kW at each plant. The way they power the generators and do the cooling is an inefficient cooling system in place.

Partners

RockStart
USADF
Mentor Capital
Global Energy National Award