MEMA Holdings Ltd is an agribusiness company that provides smallholder farmers with a reliable route to market and fair pricesfor maize produce. The company mission isto increase smallholder farmers’ incomes through integrating them into sustainable maize value chains. Our business model is done possible by bringing together the supply power of millions of small-scale produc
ers, to meet the demand of local, regional and international markets.
The company has established a maize value chain which aims at improving the living standard of smallholder farmers, facilitating and enhancing business for the company and stimulating the business environment in its areas of operation.
The company focus on empowering small holder farmersthrough training on good farming prac tices and input provision, providing a reliable maize market for the farmers, facilitating good post-harvest practices, purchasing maize from farmers, maize processing, packaging and distribu tion.
The company has established a state of the art plant for collection and storage of maize, process ing, packaging and distribution at Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam, with the capacity of processing 30MT per day. Construction and Installation were completed in May 2017, and operations started in early June, 2017.
The company is currently constructing state of the art storage facilities in Kiteto. Construction
2020, the storage facilities will have a capacity of 2,000MT. The company will be scaling up the project until the intended capacity of 70,000MT in the next 10 years. The storage facilities will increase our impact to the number of smallholder farmers we work with, their income and stan dards of living.
During the 2019/2020 season, the company will be purchasing pulsesfrom smallholder farmersin Simanjiro District, Manyara. Having been successful in the maize value chain, the company aims to venture in pulses value chains. The company is in initial talks with 9 farmers associations for pulses purchase.